Dental Surgery Vacations
August 22, 2007 6:17 PM   Subscribe

Dental Vacation Plans & Travel Packages For Single Men: At first thought, it may seem a bit strange to combine the objectives of romance and dental surgery or treatments - into a singles vacation package! But, if you are a single man who would like to seriously explore opportunities of finding a special woman and also have some dental health issues that you would seriously like to resolve, then why not?
posted by billysumday (15 comments total)
This looks like good base material for a Monty Python routine.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 6:24 PM on August 22, 2007 [1 favorite]

Can you share a nice refreshing can of Pepsi Blue with your special woman?
posted by polyhedron at 7:36 PM on August 22, 2007

Ooh! Ooh! I know what Pepsi Blue means too and am delighted to prove my in-crowd worthiness by snarking about it!
posted by dmd at 7:51 PM on August 22, 2007

Uh... congrats dmd? I'm way too much of a recluse and participate rarely enough that I have no illusions that I'm part of some "in crowd." I'm sorry I offended you.

No offense, billysumday, but your post reads like spam and has one link to a site selling vacation packages. It's a little weird, sure, but hardly fpp worthy on its own. There are other similar services out there, and probably some articles written about them etc. etc.

My own opinion, of course. Perhaps my spam sensor needs to be recalibrated, but I think this post needs to be reworked.
posted by polyhedron at 8:06 PM on August 22, 2007

You can really imagine hordes of women flocking to where the single guys hang out, who can't afford dental treatment back home.
posted by UbuRoivas at 8:16 PM on August 22, 2007

On the bright side, they have packages for all budgets!
posted by UbuRoivas at 8:20 PM on August 22, 2007

Maybe all the women who go there have an interest in men's dental problems. Or, y'know, a fetish. Maybe they like to look inside a guy's mouth, check out his gum disease, and put ---

OK, that's enough.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 8:23 PM on August 22, 2007

If you want my relevant opinion it looks like they're basically an international pimp for impoverished girls and doctors who don't want to/can't work in the US.

Or do you think you don't have to pay for their "romantic options?"
posted by polyhedron at 8:28 PM on August 22, 2007

polyhedron's onto it. The selling point is surely that - with relaxed professional standards - the working girls are allowed to, er, play a role in the action in the dental surgery...?
posted by UbuRoivas at 8:53 PM on August 22, 2007

I'll bet they could sell a lot of these holidays in Britain.

See what I did there? 'Cuz British teeth all look exactly like this! Ha ha! Pepsi Blue!!! Wheeee!
posted by miss lynnster at 9:08 PM on August 22, 2007

A Russian-born U.S. citizen acquaintance just got back from a "dental vacation" in Georgia, where the same dental surgery that would have cost him $7000 in the U.S. cost him $1000 (including airfare). He says he told the dental clinic there they should start marketing tourist packages to the U.S.

A few days later, here's this post. U.S. health care costs are insane compared to the rest of the world. Expect a lot more of this kind of cheesy marketing, but the cheese shouldn't overshadow the fact that there's a real, honest market for this kind of dentistry.
posted by mediareport at 9:20 PM on August 22, 2007

Cheap cosmetic/elective surgery offered with a vacation package is nothing new. I've been aware of similar services for years.

This is the first time I've seen hookers thrown into the package.
posted by polyhedron at 9:23 PM on August 22, 2007

Understandable. Normally, you would throw your package into the hookers, not the other way around.
posted by UbuRoivas at 9:39 PM on August 22, 2007 [1 favorite]

miss lynnster: surely you meant to link to this.
posted by UbuRoivas at 9:45 PM on August 22, 2007

I know I'd want to go to former soviet republics for my dental work. You just can't get decent steel fillings in the US of A.
posted by MtDewd at 5:17 AM on August 23, 2007

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