Dentists In Spain: What to Expect – Find English-Speaking Dentists

Although Spain has a national health service to which members of EU countries are entitled to free treatment – this does not include the use of dentists.

However if you have an emergency go to the nearest Spanish hospital as they usually have a dentist on hand purely for emergency dental treatment.

Just say “necesito un dentista” which means “I need a dentist.”

You will need to pay for your visit to the dentist in Spain or have private dental health insurance in Spain.

Even if you work in Spain and pay into the social security system – you will still need to pay to visit the dentist. You can opt to pay into a private health scheme which will cover your dental treatment.

There is basically no “free” dental care in Spain.

The EU card only covers medical emergencies , not dental.

What is covered on travel insurance can vary from company to company , This is something between the patient and the insurance company. Normally bills are settled directly with us and a claim is then made From which the client receives a refund from the insurance company.

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Prices of dental work as compared to northern European countries such as the United Kingdom, is generally acknowledged as being much cheaper.

Indeed many people opt to fly to Spain to have cosmetic dental treatment as it is cost-effective and standards are safe.

We asked a number of different dentists in Spain for their prices and below you will find the average costings.

How much is a filling in Spain?

Fillings: For “white” fillings, they vary depending on size and  difficulty but average 60-80 Euros.

How much is teeth whitening in Spain?

Teeth whitening: Home bleaching in custom made trays : upper/lower jaw  200 Euros.

How much is a standard check-up?

Examination including x-rays and clean (check-up) – usually 60 Euros.

Emergency Dental Care Treatment

If you are on holiday in Spain and you need urgent treatment from a dentist then it is likely you will need to pay the dentist and claim upon your travel insurance upon return – indeed you should check your policy because you might find it doesn’t cover dental care while abroad.

Dentists in Spain are usually of a very high quality with practices being very good, efficient and with access to the latest in dental technology. This is primarily because the dentist system in Spain is all private encouraging healthy competition.

Typical Services

  • Bonding
  • Botox
  • Check-ups
  • Cleaning
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Dentures
  • Enamel Shaping
  • Fillings
  • For Weddings
  • Gum Contouring
  • Implants
  • Mouth Guard
  • Removable Appliances
  • Sealants
  • Smile Design
  • Veneers
  • Whitening
  • X-Rays

Where to Find Best English-Speaking Dentists in Spain

Recommendation of course is always best but failing that try the yellow pages or local newspapers for clinics.

Many dentists will have formerly practised in their home country so if you live on the Costa Blanca coast of Spain you will find many English or English-speaking dentists.

We are now listing dentists and clinics where English is spoken – see below:

Madrid Dentists (English-Speaking)

English Speaking Dentists Madrid

Barcelona Area Dentists (English-Speaking)

English Speaking Dentists Barcelona

Costa del Sol Dentists (English-Speaking) – (Best for Andalucia Province)

English Speaking Dentists Benalmadena

English Speaking Dentists in Calahonda

Coming soon – Estepona

Coming soon – Fuengirola

English Speaking Dentists in Malaga

English Speaking Dentists in Marbella

Coming soon – Mijas

Coming soon – Nerja

Coming soon – Pueblo Banus

English Speaking Dentists in Torremolinos

Costa Blanca Dentists (English-Speaking) – (Best for Alicante & Valencia Provinces)

English Speaking Dentists in Alicante

English Speaking Dentists in Alfaz del Pi

English Speaking Dentists in Benidorm

Coming soon – Cabo Roig

English Speaking Dentists in Calpe

English Speaking Dentists in Denia

English Speaking Dentists in Javea

Coming soon – Moraira

English Speaking Dentists in Torrevieja

Coming soon – Villamartin

Costa Calida/Murcia Dentists (English-Speaking)

English Speaking Dentists in Camposol

Coming soon – La Manga

English Speaking Dentists in Mazarron

Coming soon – Murcia

Costa Almeria Dentists (English-Speaking)

English Speaking Dentists in Albox

Coming soon – Mojacar

Costa Brava Dentists (English-Speaking)

English Speaking Dentists in Sitges

Coming soon – Lloret de Mar

Ibiza Dentists (English-Speaking) (Balaeric Islands)

Coming Soon…

Lanzarote Dentists (English-Speaking) (Gran Canaria)

English Speaking Dentists in Lanzarote

Mallorca Dentists (English-Speaking) (Balearic Islands)

Palma de Mallorca Coming Soon…

Menorca Dentists (English-Speaking) (Balearic Islands)

Menorca Coming Soon…

Tenerife Dentists (English-Speaking) (Gran Canaria)

English Speaking Dentists in Tenerife

We hope this page on dentists in Costa Blanca and Spain has been of help.

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Costa Blanca towns – Albir, Alcossebre, Alcoy, Alfaz del Pi, Algorfa/La Finca, Alicante, Almoradi, Altea, Beniarbeig, Benidoleig, Benidorm, Benijófar, Benimar, Benissa, Benitachell, Bolulla, Busot, Cabo Roig, Calpe, Campoamor, Castalla, Catral, Caudete, Ciudad Quesada, Cumbre Del Sol, Denia, Dolores, El Campello, Elche/Elx, Els Poblets, Gandia, Gata de Gorgos, Gran Alacant, Guardamar, Hondon de la Nieves, Hondón Valley, Jalón Valley, Javea, La Drova/Barx, La Empedrola, La Fustera, La Marina, La Mata, La Nucia, La Zenia, Las Ramblas, Los Altos, Los Montesinos, Mar Menor, Mazarrón, Mil Palmeras, Monovar, Monserrat, Moraira, Oliva, Orba, Orcheta, Orihuela, Pedreguer, Pego, Pilar de la Horadada, Pinar de Campoverde, Pinoso, Playa Flamenca, Polop, Punta Prima, Rafol de Almunia, Relleu, Rojales, San Miguel de Salinas, Sanet Y Negrals, Santa Pola, Santiago de la Ribera, Sax, Teulada, Tibi, Torrevieja, Totana, Vall de Laguar, Villajoyosa, Villamartin, Villena, Villotel.

Towns and cities on the Costa del Sol: Algarrobo, Algatocín, Alhaurín de la Torre, Alhaurín El Grande, Almáchar, Almargen, Almogía, Álora, Alozaina, Alpandeire, Antequera, Árchez, Archidona, Ardales, Arenas, Arriate, Benadalid, Benahavís, Benalauría, Benalmádena, Benamargosa, Benamocarra, Benaoján, Benarrabá, El Borge, El Burgo, (Sitio de) Calahonda, Campillos, Canillas del Aceituno, Canillas de Albaida, Cañete La Real, Carratraca, Cartajima, Cártama, Casabermeja, Casarabonela, Casares, Coín, Colmenar, Comares, Cómpeta, Cortes de la Frontera, Cuevas Bajas, Cuevas de San Marcos, Cuevas del Becerro, Cútar, Estepona, Faraján, Frigiliana, Fuengirola, Fuente de Piedra, Gaucín, Genalguacil, Guaro, Humilladero, Igualeja, Istán, Iznate, Jimera de Líbar, Jubrique, Júzcar, La Viñuela, Macharaviaya, Málaga, Manilva, Marbella, Mijas, Moclinejo, Mollina, Monda, Montejaque, Nerja, Ojén, Parauta, Periana, Pizarra, Pujerra, Rincón de la Victoria, Riogordo, Ronda, Salares, Sayalonga, Sedella, Sierra de Yeguas, San Pedro de Alcantara, Teba, Tolox, Torremolinos, Torrox, Totalán, Valle de Abdalajís, Vélez-Málaga, Villanueva de Algaidas, Villanueva de la Concepción, Villanueva de Tapia, Villanueva del Rosario, Villanueva del Trabuco and Yunquera.


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  1. I had to visit a dentist here on Costa Blanca south in August. My advice – don’t get tooth ache in August! Every dentist was closed for the summer!!! I eventually found a dentist in the la Marina Urb in San Fulgencio: The British Dentist. I explained I had tooth ache and thought I needed a filling. He took a look, said it needs filling, gave me anesthetic shot and got to work. After a while, when he got his hands out of my mouth, he told me he was finished for today and I must come back next week for him to finish completely because “…basically I have done a root canal treatment”
    I was still a little gaga from the anesthetic and of course you just do what the dentist advises, and I went back had the job finished and paid the €400 (A big shock – I was expecting a €80 filling!!!)
    Now I realise the whole procedure was totally unethical. He didn’t tell me before the treatment what he was going to do, nor did I give my informed consent. This is a BRITISH dentist!!!!! All I can say is BEWARE!!!

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