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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.

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 … Read More


Dental Tips, Dental Travel Tips

Even with savings of 50-70%, extensive treatment patients such those that need full mouth restoration, still seek financing for  their visit to the dentist in Mexico.Even with savings of 50-70%, extensive treatment patients such those that need full mouth restoration, still seek financing for their visit to the dentist in Mexico.

This article discusses your dental financing options for Mexico dentistry.

When you choose to have your teeth cared for by a dentist in Mexico, you are already making a major dent in the bill you will receive – 50-70% is typical. But if you’re one of the many who look to Mexico for dental care because they need major restorative work, you may still be wondering how you’re going to finance your teeth. Most Mexico dental clinics don’t offer financing for your dental work. For example, a full-jaw implant-based restoration in the USA can run to $30,000. Even with 50-70% discount, that is still a chunk of change!

Does CareCredit work in Mexico?

Unfortunately not right now. CareCredit is the USA’s most comprehensive dental financing provider, and we get … 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.

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


Dental Tips

One of Dayo Dental's clients visiting a dentist in Los Algodones.  Start your New Year's Dental Goals by visiting your dentist.One of Dayo Dental's clients visiting a dentist in Los Algodones. Start your New Year's Dental Goals by visiting your dentist.

Forget resolutions. They never work. Once you break them, it’s over. Then guilt and back to old habits.

How about changing resolutions to goals. The good part about goals is that you can always start over the next day if you failed today. And, you have all year to achieve them. You can even schedule goals one at a time. It’s way more manageable.

Here are sample dental goals from the Dayo team in preparation for 2013.

Top Dental Goal #1: Brush after lunch

Between morning coffee, gummy bear snacks, and the onions in your Philly cheese steak, your mouth would have already been a mess after lunch.

Bring a toothbrush to work and brush after lunch when you get back in the office.

While everyone else is asking each … Read More


Dental Tips

So, you are considering to go to Mexico to see a dentist. Unless you live for the spontaneous thrill of not knowing what to expect during your dental tour, we highly recommend that you research your options. Traveling to Mexico for dentistry is one of the best healthcare options available to Americans. Thousands of Americans have traveled just south of the Mexico border for high quality dental services at prices that are 70% less than comparable U.S. prices.

However, if you search online, you’ll find dozens of listings of Mexican dentists promising top quality care. Mexican border towns such as Los Algodones, Tijuana, Nogales, Puerto Penasco and Juarez have hundreds of Mexican dentists. Who should you choose? Here are some helpful tips to find a good dentist in Read More


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