An implantologist boasts that many of his dental patients travel up to four hours by car for their dental treatments at his practice. However, as surprising as it might seem, it is not unusual for dental patients to travel hundreds of miles to see their favorite dentist.
The Wealthy Dentist conducted a survey that asked dentists how far some of their dental patients travel for an appointment at their practice.
Dentists responded that many of their patients travel five to ten miles, but others continue to see them after moving hundreds, or even thousands of miles away.
Not surprisingly, rural patients travel farther to see a dentist than do urban residents.
“Some patients will travel 30+ miles,” wrote a rural dentist, “and then there is the fellow who comes twice a year from the Netherlands…”