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Travel insurance for Overseas Dental.

For when pain wipes the smile off your face.

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This page is for all travellers except for: Americans, Australians, Brazilians, Canadians, Irish, New Zelands and British.  

One minute you’re enjoying the local Kashmir bread, olives in Santorini… the next you’re in agony from a broken tooth as you unexpectedly chomp down on an extra pebble the locals threw in for good luck.

It’s hard to enjoy the sights when you can’t eat without gasping in pain which is why you need Dental Travel Insurance.

How does travel insurance cover overseas dental?

If you start experiencing pain to what were healthy natural teeth our policies cover pain relieving treatment as a result of:

  • A broken or chipped tooth
  • A lost filling
  • An unexpected dental infection
  • If you injure your mouth in an accident ( i.e. you fall over and knock a tooth out)

Policy limits, terms and conditions of cover vary depending on the policy you buy and your past dental history. It's a good idea to read through your policy, so you're not caught out with uncovered expenses. 

What isn’t covered?

Travel insurance is there for dental emergencies. That’s why we won’t cover:

  • General check-ups including cleaning or x-rays – you should get these done at home before you go
  • Major dental work including crowns, dentures, bridges and implants
  • Cosmetic work such as getting your teeth straightened or whitened in Thailand
  • If the symptoms occurred before you bought your policy
  • Non-emergency treatment that can wait for you to get home

This is not a full list of what's covered and what's not covered. There are limits and conditions that apply, so for more information check out our article on dental cover and read your policy carefully before you buy.

How to get dental assistance

If you're in a serious accident, it’s essential that you get in contact with our emergency assistance teams as soon as possible so that our teams can support you.

So that our Emergency Assistance teams can assist you quickly, please be ready with the following:

  • Your policy number
  • A contact number for where you are now
  • The nature of your problem
  • Your location

If you've already visited a dentist and received emergency treatment, you can submit your claim online.

I bit on something hard

Had a terrible inflammation/soreness, with several pain in one tooth (molar). Had took antibiotics and had to go to the dentist.
Claim paid: USD $130.56
Uruguayan Nomad

Travel Insurance Benefits: how we can take care of you

Trip Protection

Protect your hard earned vacation from unexpected cancellation before you leave home.

  • Explorer Plan: USD $10,000
  • Standard Plan: USD $5,000
Trip Protection
  • Unexpectedly hospitalised?
  • Travel buddy unfit to travel?
  • Close relative suddenly dies?

We’ve got your back.

Emergency Overseas Medical Insurance

Take the pain out of medical costs while traveling overseas.

  • Explorer Plan: Unlimited, up to 12 months
  • Standard Plan: USD $5,000,000
Emergency Medical Insurance
  • Need meds quick?
  • Accidentally injured?
  • Suddenly sick?

We’ve got your back.

Emergency Medical Transportation

We'll get you to hospital quickly.

  • Explorer Plan: USD $500,000
  • Standard Plan: USD $500,000
Evacuation and Repatriation
  • Banged up abroad?
  • Need a hospital urgently?
  • Medivac home?

Help starts here.

Protect your gear

Cover your stolen or damaged gear and tech.

  • Explorer Plan: USD $3,500
  • Standard Plan: USD $2,500
Protect your gear
  • Luggage lost?
  • Passport pilfered?
  • Tech trashed?

Help starts here.

  • Overseas Medical & Dental Expenses
  • 24 hour Emergency Assistance
  • Emergency Medical Transport
  • Repatriation & Travel Expenses
  • Pre-Trip Cancellation
  • Trip Interruption
  • Resumption of Trip
  • Travel Delay
  • Missed connection (Explorer)
  • Hijacking (Explorer)
  • Baggage & Personal Items
  • Passport & Travel Documents
  • Personal Liability
  • Rental vehicle insurance excess (Explorer)
  • Personal accident (Explorer)
*This is a general summary for all residents except from USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Brazil, China and Philippines. Restrictions, exclusions and limitations will apply. Coverage may not be available for all countries, states or provinces. Benefit limits may vary depending on the plan chosen. Get a quote for full details.

24/7 emergency assistance

Whether you need medical assistance or emergency evacuation, our teams are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year before and during your trip.

Are you in need of emergency assistance right now?
Phone:+353 21 237 8008 or +353 21 237 8003 (calls are not toll free. You can claim your itemised call costs)

Contact the team
Wherever you are, whatever has happened, our multi-lingual assistance teams are here to help you and your family.
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Aurelie Menard,
Emergency Assistance, World Nomads

Travel insurance. Simple & flexible.

Travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families. Nobody wants to think about all the things that could go wrong on their trip, but these things can and do happen. So be prepared and get your travel insurance today.


Here are our most frequently asked questions about overseas medical insurance. You can also find the answers to other questions in our Helpdesk or you can ask our customer service team. If you’re looking for general travel advice, you can ask our community at Ask a Nomad.