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Dental Cost in Mexico, Dental Procedures, Dental Tips, Dental Travel Tips

This is an x-ray of an implant vs root canal done in Mexico.  The last three are teeth with root canals and crowns, as shown by the lighter portion of the x-rayThis is an x-ray of an implant vs root canal done in Mexico. The last three are teeth with root canals and crowns, as shown by the lighter portion of the x-ray
This is an x-ray of an implant vs root canal taken by a root canal specialist in Mexico. The last three are teeth with root canals and crowns, as shown by the lighter portion of the x-ray

When it’s pain, we all want fast relief.  One of the quickest ways to relieve toothache is to get a root canal in Mexico.  You can just get up early the next day, drive south to the border, and get a same-day root canal in Mexico.

Yes, same-day.  No need to wait weeks to get an appointment with a US dentist.  (In some parts of Canada, it could literally take months to get an appointment with a root canal specialist.)

With just a few hours of driving, you can save up to 70% … Read More


Dental Cost in Mexico, Dental Implants, Dental Procedures, Dental Tips

Before seeing a dentist in Mexico, know the difference between All on 4 dental implants and standard dental implantsBefore seeing a dentist in Mexico, know the difference between All on 4 dental implants and standard dental implants
Before seeing a dentist in Mexico, know the difference between All on 4 dental implants and standard dental implants

Interested in getting All on 4 dental implants in Mexico?  We would like to help.

All on 4 dental implants by Nobel Biocare was a game changer when it came out several years ago.  It continues to be an excellent full upper or lower teeth replacement procedure.  Since then, other dental implant manufacturers have introduced their own line of implants using the same tilted dental implant technique.

Here at Dayo Dental, we work every day with All on 4 dental patients who go to Mexico to get this same procedure successfully at a much lower cost.  You save tremendously.

The typical price for an All on 4 procedure in the US … Read More


Dental Implants, Dental Procedures, Dental Travel Tips

Oral Surgery in Los AlgodonesOral Surgery in Los Algodones
Oral Surgery in Los Algodones, Mexico with Dayo Dental partner dentists

Planning for your major oral surgery in Mexico?  No one looks forward to oral surgery.  But you can make it as convenient as possible.  At the least, you can avoid surprises and minimize risks by being prepared.

The last thing you want is your dental surgery postponed – even worse, complications to arise while you are abroad.

Each month, we help dozens of Americans and Canadians travel to Mexico for oral surgery.  We are confident that if you follow your doctor’s advice, you will be in good hands at any of Dayo Dental’s partner dentists.

Avoid hassles.  Before you go to Mexico, learn how to prepare for oral surgery below.

(Note: These are non-comprehensive and pre-surgery general guidelines. … Read More


Dental Cost in Mexico, Dental Implants, Dental Procedures

The cost of full mouth dental implants in Mexico depends on the number of dental implants used to anchor the denture or fixed teeth.The cost of full mouth dental implants in Mexico depends on the number of dental implants used to anchor the denture or fixed teeth.
The cost of full mouth dental implants in Mexico depends on the number of dental implants used to anchor the denture or fixed teeth.

Imagine smiling with friends at your favorite steak joint. With your brand new perfect Hollywood smile, you confidently bite on a medium-well steak.

If you’ve finally decided to get your smile back, full mouth dental implants are your best lifelong investment.  You deserve it.

Before mortgaging your house or dipping into your retirement funds, consider travelling to a dentist in Mexico.  You can save $5k – $15k on the cost of full mouth dental implants in Mexico.  Some patients even save $20k – $50k on full mouth fixed bridge.

It’s often challenging to understand the cost of full mouth dental implants.  Simply put, you would like … Read More


Dental Travel Tips, Destinations

Many couples go on a Mexican dental vacation to spend their dental savings. You can pay for your entire beach trip and still save money.Many couples go on a Mexican dental vacation to spend their dental savings. You can pay for your entire beach trip and still save money.
Many couples go on a Mexican dental vacation to spend their dental savings. You can pay for your entire beach trip and still save money.

Planning your Mexican dental vacation?

We assume you’ve done all the due diligence to choose the best dentist for your dental vacation. If not, here are a few pointers to help you find the best dentists in Mexico (Link).

If you have a good Mexico dentist and you are set for your dental trip, that’s great.

Here are Top 9 Things to Help You Have a Successful Mexican dental vacation:

Mexican Dental Vacation Tip#1: Don’t party too much

I don’t blame you. Just imagine your amazing trip to a nice resort overlooking white-sand beaches and blue-green waters of Cancun. Part of your hotel … Read More


Dental Tips, Dental Travel Tips

To find the best dentist in Mexico, a little bit of research is required on your end to be successful. Follow the top 12 guidelines below as you search for good dentists.To find the best dentist in Mexico, a little bit of research is required on your end to be successful. Follow the top 12 guidelines below as you search for good dentists.

To find the best dentist in Mexico, a little bit of research is required on your end to be successful. Follow the top 12 guidelines below as you search for good dentists.

Are you looking for the best dentist in Mexico?

Many Americans and Canadians get good dental work when they go to Mexico. However, some receive average or substandard quality. Just like anywhere you go, whether it’s the US, Canada or Mexico, you can find good dentists and bad dentists.

If you want to be successful at finding the best dentist in Mexico for your dental case, a little bit of research is a must. It’s your money, your appearance, and your health at stake. Trial and error is not practical with out-of-town dentistry. It’s also a bit hard … Read More


Dental Procedures, Dental Tips

How much is a tooth extraction? The first step is to know if you are getting a simple, surgical or wisdom tooth extraction.How much is a tooth extraction? The first step is to know if you are getting a simple, surgical or wisdom tooth extraction.
How much is a tooth extraction? The first step is to know if you are getting a simple, surgical or wisdom tooth extraction.

Sometimes, we are left with the option of last resort: tooth extraction.

For many of us, the last memory of a tooth extraction is that time when we were a kid, the first time we saw a dentist. Fortunately, dental extraction technology has made great improvements in making tooth extraction as painless as possible nowadays.

But before you go to the dentist, it’s better to have an idea on the dental cost. How much is a tooth extraction?

In order to answer that question, it’s important for you to know that there are 3 major classifications of dental extractions:

1. Regular (Simple) Extraction

2. Surgical ExtractionRead More


Dental Tips

Having difficulty reading your treatment plan?  Let's start by understanding teeth numbers.Having difficulty reading your treatment plan? Let's start by understanding teeth numbers.

Figure 1. Teeth numbers diagram. The human teeth is composed of 16 upper teeth and 16 lower teeth. They are also divided into four quadrants.

This article explains the teeth number and names used in the US and Mexico.

Have you ever struggled reading your dental treatment plan from your local dentist? Sometimes, it feels like deciphering a difficult table from a college statistics book.

Surveys show that most patients have difficulty understanding one of the most significant documents they are likely to encounter in the course of treatment – their dentist’s treatment plan. The treatment plans are presented based on ADA codes and abbreviated procedure names, not it layman terms you can understand. Unless someone in the clinic explains it thoroughly, it’s a struggle.

We want to help you … Read More


Dayo Experience, Dental Travel Tips, FAQ

Water safety in Mexico: Is it safe to drink the water?Water safety in Mexico: Is it safe to drink the water?
The top two important safety practices for dentistry in Mexico are the use of clean water (not tap water) and dis-infecting the dental chair water lines.

Do you drink the water when you go to Mexico? The answer to this question is different for every person. This is true for local Mexicans, Americans and Canadians.

If you ask Dayo Dental staff, we’ve drunk tap water in our Mexico dental destinations, and we were fine. But to be extra cautious, we just buy bottled water to drink when we are on the road.

It’s just like travelling to Europe. In most locations, you can drink the tap water. In other locations, it’s best to be cautious. But foreigners usually just buy bottled water, because they are not used to the … Read More


Dental Implants, Dental Tips, FAQ

The key to pricing dental implants is understanding its 3 components: post, abutment and crown.The key to pricing dental implants is understanding its 3 components: post, abutment and crown.
Understanding the components of dental implants is key to understanding how much are dental implants.

As a dental tourist, you’ll get the biggest savings and value by travelling to Mexico for dental implants. The difference between how much dental implants cost in Mexico vs the US or Canada is in the thousands. With just one single tooth implant, you can justify the short travel to Mexico, especially if you can just drive to the US / Mexico border.

How much are dental implants in Mexico? The average cost of dental implants in Mexico from a good Mexican dentist is $1400 – $1800. That includes all the components of a full tooth replacement – the cost of the titanium post, abutment, and porcelain crown. The corresponding cost of a full … Read More


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