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Before and After Dental Implants in MexicoBefore and After Dental Implants in Mexico

Every journey in well-being should “start with why.”  

Answering the why question begins with knowing the advantages and disadvantages of going to Tijuana for dental implants.

Yes, you can join the thousands of people who travel to TJ (Tijuana, Mexico) every month for affordable teeth replacement. But, budget and costs alone should not determine your decision. You have to weigh factors such as qualification, convenience, safety.

So, as a mainstay of dental tourism Mexico, let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons of getting implants in Tijuana.

1. You save thousands on your dental work

Yes, this is a given. The average cost of a dental implant with crown in Tijuana is

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articles, Dental Implants, Dental Procedures, Dental Treatments & Procedures

Are you missing all of your teeth, or just some? Do you want a denture that will stay in place without any attachments or one that will snap onto existing teeth? How important is it to you to have a natural-looking smile? 

If you’re struggling with uncomfortable dentures or have a few good teeth remaining, you may be wondering if you should get a traditional denture or an overdenture. Here’s a look at the key differences between the two types of dentures to help you make a decision.

What Are Overdentures?

Til about three decades ago, if you were missing all of your teeth, you had one treatment option to restore your smile: a full,

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articles, Dental Implants, Dental Procedures, Dental Treatments & Procedures

A full mouth reconstruction is a way to completely change or rehabilitate the way your mouth looks. The size, shape, color and position of your teeth can all be changed to look exactly how you want. Reconstruction can restore a mouth lost to decay and misuse, correct problems from birth, or just change the look of your mouth. The result: a boost in your confidence and self-esteem.

If that sounds a little vague and “all things to all people”, well — it kind of is.

But full mouth restorations can achieve many goals through many means. While it may be all things to all people, it’s not one-size-fits-all.

Prices, procedures, and times involved can all vary substantially. In the US, you’re looking at a ballpark cost between $30,000-$90,000USD. The full … Read More


articles, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Procedures, Dental Tips, Dental Travel Tips, Dental Treatments & Procedures

Finding a cosmetic dentist in Mexico isn’t hard. Finding an experienced cosmetic dentist that you can absolutely trust makes a big difference!

Not to worry. We are here to give you information about the top dental restorative procedures and help you get that captivating smile.

For the purposes of this article, we refer to cosmetic dentistry in Mexico as improving the aesthetic appearance of your front teeth. Cosmetic dentistry would include teeth whitening, placing crowns or veneers on 4 to 8 of your front teeth (incisors). It includes just the top jaw or both top and bottom jaw.

Here are the top 5 tips to maximize your success with cosmetic dentistry in Mexico:

 

Mexico Cosmetic Dentistry Tip #1:

Ensure that you have a functional bite in your molars before

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articles, Dental Cost in Mexico, Dental Implants, Dental Procedures, Dental Tips, Dental Treatments & Procedures

Two of the four tooth implants are angled with All on 4 dental implants.  The tooth implants are installed on the front jaw bone.Two of the four tooth implants are angled with All on 4 dental implants. The tooth implants are installed on the front jaw bone.

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 is $25,000 to $30,000 per arch.  For the full mouth, you are looking at close to $60,000.

In Mexico, … Read More


articles, Dental Cost, Dental Cost in Mexico, Dental Implants, Dental Procedures, Dental Treatments & Procedures

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

Want to get your smile and confidence back? Full mouth dental implants are your best lifelong investment. You deserve it.

But, you don’t have to mortgage your house or dip into your retirement funds. Consider getting your dental implants in Mexico. You can save $5k – $15k. Some patients even save $20k – $50k for full mouth dental implants.

It’s often challenging to understand the cost of full mouth dental implants. Simply put, you would like an idea of the cost before you travel to Mexico. You’ve probably found yourself asking questions like:

  • How much do full mouth dental implants cost in Mexico vs US? Is
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Dental Cost in Mexico, Dental Procedures, Dental Treatments & Procedures, General Dentistry, Orthodontics

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 of the average dental costs. 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

Regular extraction is usually done to prepare for orthodontic treatment. It is also done when a tooth is broken, severely decayed or has not erupted … Read More


articles, Dental Tips, Dental Treatments & Procedures, General Dentistry

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.

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 take charge of your own dental care. So let’s start at the fundamentals – teeth numbers and names.

Teeth Numbers Chart

Most of us know the basic tooth names, such as molar, incisor, or wisdom tooth. At the dental clinic, human teeth are identified by their numbers and each teeth are named differently.

As shown in Fig. 1 above, the ADA teeth numbering system … Read More


articles, Dental Cost, Dental Cost in Mexico, Dental Implants, Dental Tips, Dental Treatments & Procedures, 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.

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 tooth replacement in the US is $3500 – $5500. In the Canada, the average cost of … Read More


articles, Dental Treatments & Procedures, General Dentistry, Orthodontics

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

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 your dental implant surgery, using the best diagnostic imaging available. Traditional modes of diagnostic imaging for oral surgery were two-dimensional:

This demanded great skill … Read More


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