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Dental Procedures

When you break a tooth, schedule an appointment with your dentist right away to avoid further damage.When you break a tooth, schedule an appointment with your dentist right away to avoid further damage.
Many panic when they break a tooth. Not to worry, there are many solutions to fix it. Schedule an appointment with your dentist right away to avoid further damage.

Our teeth are the hardest parts of our body. It is coated with enamel that has the maximum percentage of minerals. Does that mean that our teeth are unbreakable? Well, the answer is a big ‘NO’. Our teeth can break and some of us may have even gone through the experience of a broken tooth.

Top 7 Causes of Broken Tooth

Our teeth may get chipped off, fractured or broken due to several reasons. Here are top 7 causes of broken teeth.

1. Decayed teeth. If your teeth are decayed and have not been treated, there are high chances … Read More


Dental Implants, Dental Procedures

Advanced 3D CAD CAM software allows for higher success rate in oral implant surgeryAdvanced 3D CAD CAM software allows for higher success rate in oral implant surgery
From your CT Scan, your dentist can make 3D models and plan your oral surgery, including the optimal placement of implants and bone grafting procedures.

This article discusses recent developments in the use of advanced digital X-ray imagery and CAD/CAM to reduce chair visits to the dentist, improve accuracy and increase predictability of outcomes from oral surgery.

Predictability is the Keynote in Oral Surgery!

Many patients seek dental care in Mexico because the advanced restorative dentistry they need – crown-and-bridge work or, more recently, dental implant restorations – is prohibitively expensive at home.

But every patient’s jaw anatomy is different, and many have lost bone since losing teeth. Your implant dentist has to create, using a hand-held drill a hole of exactly the right size and position during … Read More


Dental Implants, Dental Procedures

Lost a tooth?  Consider a dental implant as replacement.Lost a tooth? Consider a dental implant as replacement.
Dental Implants are the best way to replace lost teeth. Many Americans and Canadians travel to Mexico for affordable implant dentists.

This article explains what dental implants are. It describes the advantages they offer over conventional ways of replacing lost or missing teeth, and discusses how to determine if implant dentistry in Mexico is for you.

What are Dental Implants?

Our teeth and gums are amazing structures. They have evolved to chew away at our food for year after year, subjecting them to enormous bite loads, while defending us against infection in one of the body’s most nutrient-rich environments.

There’s bad news, though. Because our teeth are the result of evolution, they are only really ‘designed’ to last us until we naturally stop reproducing – 50 years, tops. And these … Read More


Dayo Experience, Dental Travel Tips

You can spend your savings on a nice vacation while on a dental tourism trip in Mexico.You can spend your savings on a nice vacation while on a dental tourism trip in Mexico.
Spending your savings on a mini vacation is one of the perks of Mexico dental tourism.

This article discusses the advantages and risks of dental tourism, and shows why Mexico dental tourism enables you to combine the pleasures of a vacation with top quality dental services.

It sounds great. A vacation, just hours away, in one of the world’s most beautiful resorts, and the opportunity to have advanced dental treatment at a fraction of the cost of a similar service in the US or Canada. But before you undertake dental care in Mexico, there’s a number of things you need to consider.

First, let’s set aside the ‘tourism’ for a moment, and look at the advantages of dental care in Mexico

Advantages of Mexico Dental Tourism
  • Cost of dental care
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Dental Procedures

Partial dentures are the most affordable option to replace lost teeth. Partials can replace missing sections of the mouth. In the picture above, a partial replaces molars in the lower jaw.Partial dentures are the most affordable option to replace lost teeth. Partials can replace missing sections of the mouth. In the picture above, a partial replaces molars in the lower jaw.
Partial dentures are the most affordable option to replace lost teeth. Partials can replace missing sections of the mouth. In the picture above, a partial replaces molars in the lower jaw.

Often, we realize the importance of something only when we lose it. Human dentition comprises of 32 teeth. Yet loss of a single tooth can create an imbalance in dental function and smile aesthetics.

Tooth loss, in due course of time, leads to facial asymmetry, changes in bite pattern, shifting of teeth, spacing and other such dental problems. You may experience a marked difference while chewing and speaking. When you lose a tooth, lowering of self-esteem and feeling shy to smile in public are the other negative effects that traumatize an individual psychologically.

One should never consider tooth loss … Read More


Dayo Experience, Dental Procedures, Dental Travel Tips

3D Guided Surgery and CT Scans are important for the success of immediate implants.  Your dentist in Mexico will plan the location of the dental implant post based on your existing dental bone.3D Guided Surgery and CT Scans are important for the success of immediate implants. Your dentist in Mexico will plan the location of the dental implant post based on your existing dental bone.

This article will discuss what Immediate Load Implants mean. It will also discuss tips regarding visiting a dentist in Mexico for Immediate Implants.

Why “immediate” implants?

Implant dentistry has been with us now since the early ‘70’s. However the first dental implant was installed during the 50’s. Most recently, Dayo encountered a patient that had one of the first dental implants installed in 1956.

3D Guided Surgery and CT Scans are important for the success of your immediate implant. Your dentist in Mexico will plan the location of the dental implant post based on your existing dental bone.

 

For dentistry in Mexico, dental implants have typically involved multiple stages:

  • Extraction and Grafting. Extraction of failing teeth and bone grafting, followed by 3-6 months healing
  • Implant Surgery. Placement of implant/s, followed
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Dayo Experience, Dental Procedures, Dental Travel Tips

The dental price list above summarizes the average fees provided by dentists in MexicoThe dental price list above summarizes the average fees provided by dentists in Mexico

This article will give you an overview of the dental cost in Mexico. We will give you an insight to the reasons why there are variations in the price of dental treatments among dental providers. We outline how the quality of dental service affects the fees of dental treatments and vice versa.

Have you ever had an experience of buying something valuable at a price less than its real value? Perhaps you might have. But when it comes to dentistry, such bargain seldom happens.

Common Dental Procedures Average Price Range in Mexico Average Price Range in the US
Regular Extractions $30 – $90 $140 – $240
Cleaning $20 – $70 $80 – $120
PFM Crown (Porcelain Fused to Metal) $180 – $400 $600 – $1300
All Porcelain Crown $250 –
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Dental Procedures

After your sedation dental procedure, recover and relax in your hotel with a view of the blue-green waters of CancunAfter your sedation dental procedure, recover and relax in your hotel with a view of the blue-green waters of Cancun
After your sedation dental procedure, recover and relax in your hotel with a view of the blue-green waters of Cancun

For the many reasons that you may want sedation dental treatment, adding a luxurious trip to a beautiful coastal city would be the cherry on the cake.

Travelling to Cancun, Mexico, you would not only be getting the dental treatment that you need, you’d be doing so while on vacation. Imagine that!

Picture travelling to a gorgeous city with sandy beaches, being comfortably sedated with a dental problem and waking up to a completely new feeling altogether- no more dental problem and a gorgeous city waiting to be explored!

Why choose Sedation in Cancun?

It is understood that you are choosing to have a certain a dental treatment under sedation … Read More


Dental Procedures, Dental Tips

Old crowns that show gaps need to be replaced.  However, dental crown problems can also occur with newly installed crowns.Old crowns that show gaps need to be replaced. However, dental crown problems can also occur with newly installed crowns.
In this image, you can see crowns that are no longer sealed. This can happen overtime. However, crown gaps are not necessarily visible. Faulty crown problems can exist with newly installed dental crowns, even though the gaps are not visible to the naked eye.

Dental crown problems are not just something that you can disregard or ignore. Among other functions, crowns are normally designed to help seal and protect your teeth against further damage.

But what happens when the ones that should be protecting your precious teeth becomes the one that caused its destruction? This article will talk about unsealed and ill-fitting dental crowns and how important it is to manage the condition immediately.

What are unsealed crowns?

Unsealed or leaking crowns are restorative crowns placed in a tooth preparation … Read More


Dental Procedures

Sedation dentistry in MexicoSedation dentistry in Mexico
I.V. sedation performed in one of Dayo Dental’s partner facilities in Los Algodones.

Looking for pain free dentistry in Mexico? Dental treatment can be scary for many, especially those who have had unpleasant experiences with the dentist in the past. It is for such patients that sedation dentistry in Mexico is a great option.

What is Sedation Dentistry?

Sedation or “sleep” dentistry can also be called painless dentistry. Any dental treatment that is performed while you are sedated or unconscious is part of sedation dentistry. Pharmacological agents are administered into your body to slow down your conscious awareness during the dental treatment.

Your Mexican dentist uses sedation not only address the pain.  It is also administered to address your nervous feeling of getting major dental work.

Sedation is not … Read More


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