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Invisalign Braces for overbiteInvisalign Braces for overbite

All of us love a good before and after story, don’t we? We especially love it when we can be a part of someone’s journey to an amazing dental transformation. After all, there’s nothing quite like seeing the joy on a patient’s face when they finally get to see their new smile for the first time.

At Dayo Dental, we get to see a lot of these amazing transformations thanks to Invisalign and all our other smile makeover procedures. And while Invisalign can do a lot, you might be wondering if it can fix your overbite. 

In this article, you can get all your answers from an award-winning dentist in Mexico

 

What is an

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articles, Dental Procedures, Dental Tips, Dental Travel Tips, General Dentistry, Orthodontics

Oral Surgery in Los AlgodonesOral Surgery in Los Algodones

Planning for your dental 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 dental 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 major oral surgery below.

(Note: These are non-comprehensive and pre-surgery general guidelines. They are not meant to replace the specific instructions … Read More


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, Cosmetic Dentistry, General Dentistry

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.

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.

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 for them to undergo fracture due to reduced strength.

2. Accidents

Falling off a tree, your partner accidentally hits you while sleeping, or you take a dive while roller blading.

3. Blow on face during

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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


articles, Dental Treatments & Procedures, General Dentistry

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.

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 which have a crown gap. Think of a dinner plate or a drinking glass that has a micro crack. It’s best to throw them away because overtime, bacteria collects in those cracks.

These crowns (or caps) do not actually fit tightly on top of … Read More


articles, Dayo Dental Experience, Dental Procedures, Dental Treatments & Procedures, General Dentistry

Sedation dentistry in MexicoSedation dentistry in Mexico

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 recommended for every dental patient, but it is particularly suitable for:

  • Patients with
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Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Procedures, Dental Tips, General Dentistry

Politics aside, don’t you think President Joe Biden’s teeth are too white? Whether they are real or not is probably a matter of Secret Service.

Are you thinking of getting cosmetic dentistry? Rather than saving a long time to raise the funds, why not travel to Mexico now. You can even accomplish it in a one week period. A typical Porcelain Veneer in the US or Canada can cost around $1000 – $1500. The cost of porcelain veneers in Mexico from a good practitioner is approximately $400. That’s huge savings, especially if you require multiple veneers for the front teeth. Here are your options:

Porcelain Veneer

Porcelain veneers have been used for the last 25 years. Porcelain veneers are the most common recommendation in Mexico for that affordable smile … Read More


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