English Dentist Seoul


Where to go for an English dentist

Why English dentist are important?

When you go to the dentist, you have to communicate with the dentist to listen to the options for your treatment. For example, choosing the right crown for your tooth is important.

For example, there are 5 different types of crowns you can choose from. Gold, porcelain, porcelain fused to metal, e-max and zirconia. There are pros and cons of each and the difference in price. Since there’s no one best option, you have to choose what’s best for you according to your own preference. In this case language shouldn’t be a barrier and why? Because your tooth is important and you use it every day! In order to make the best choice, you have to fluently communicate and comprehend the message the doctor is telling you.

Where to go to find an English dentist?

Lot of the English speaking dentists are in two specific areas in Seoul. They are in Gangnam and Itaewon. Gangnam is located in southern part of Seoul. Gang in Korean means “river” and Nam means “south” and Seoul is divided north and south through a river. So Gangnam literally means it’s located in southern side of the river in Seoul. Another popular area is in Itaewon. Itaewon is a foreign-friendly area where they have lots of foreign restaurants and catered towards foreigners. This is why lots of foreigners live there or immigrate. Dentist there usually speaks English, some may not be fluent but they speak enough to get by since lots of foreigners go in for treatment.

Suggested places to go:

MINISH Dental Hospital

For the best dentists not just in Korea, but also in Asia, MINISH is probably the number one place to go. MINISH is a family dentist on a Hollywood scale. A beautiful building with 14 floors to provide all types of treatment. From cavities and scaling to veneers, implants and braces (Invisalign). The clinic is amazingly fast, performing all procedures SAME DAY. And being such a big clinic MINISH is open 365 days a year. MINISH has a dedicated international team providing services to English speakers.

Ivy Line Dental Clinic in Gangnam

With the state-of-the-art office to provide a unique dental experience using the latest technology and online consultation. Dr. Kun-Sung Chung, the head of the clinic received both his orthodontic training and doctoral degree in dentistry at Harvard University with decades of experience. Ivy Line Dental Clinic provides English-speaking services and accepts most foreign insurance to ensure foreigners have the best experience and treatment.

WY Dental Clinic in Gangnam

WY Dental Clinic Seoul has served the expat community of Korea since 1997, offering state-of-the-art treatment with a full spectrum of dental care available to all ages. The clinic takes a holistic approach to oral care that emphasizes a balance between the importance of oral health as well as cosmetic appearance. With over 20 years of experience in nearly all areas of dentistry, they stress oral health maintenance through preventative treatment and support as part of their treatment programs. The dental team is bilingual with many team members having studied and worked in both the US and Korea.

Bright Dental Clinic in Yongsan near Itaewon

Dr. Wan Hoi Koo received his post-doctoral training in Prosthodontics and Master of Science degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, USA. He has practiced comprehensive Esthetic, Restorative, and Implant dentistry. Staff are generally friendly.

Global Dental in Itaewon

They have three doctors and they were all trained in U.S so they are fluent in English. They have over 10 years of experience. Their office is available to assist you with insurance claims and paperwork. They are spacious with relaxing atmosphere.