Today more people travel to Hungary for dental care than to any other country in Europe. The fascinating story of how Hungary became Europe's dental chair is a case study in medical tourism, which has become a growing multi-billion-dollar industry exploding in places as varied as India, Brazil, Korea, and Costa Rica as countries rewrite laws to compete for patients. Doctors and dentists have to run a business, but does globalization destroy the dream of high-quality universal health care? Sasha Issenberg, the acclaimed author of "e;The Sushi Economy"e; and "e;The Victory Lab,"e; goes on the trail of dental tourism in Eastern Europe in search of answers.
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The Astonishing New World of Medical Tourism
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