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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.

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 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 … 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

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


Dental Implants, Dental Procedures

Lost a tooth?  Consider a dental implant as replacement.Lost a tooth? Consider a dental implant as replacement.

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 days we live many decades longer than that. So unless we have been extremely careful with our teeth throughout our lives, … Read More


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.

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 lightly and must try to get a replacement at the earliest. To address the issue of tooth loss, your dentist will most likely recommend these tooth replacement options: partial, bridge or … 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

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 for a reason, whether it’s dental fear or oral surgery that you do not want to experience while awake.

What … 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 Procedures

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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Dental Procedures

Full Smile Makeover Zirconia CrownFull Smile Makeover Zirconia Crown

Before you travel to Mexico, learn more about Zirconia Crowns, including it’s advantages and disadvantage over PFM crowns.

What is Zirconia?

We are all familiar with the phrase “Diamonds are forever”. Diamonds are, of course, one of the hardest and most precious stones on Earth. They also happen to be extremely costly.

What if you were able to replicate the properties of a diamond?

You would certainly consider the idea.  Anything that can incorporate relatively diamond-like physical attributes must really possess superior physical and esthetic properties. What if you were told that there is such a material, known as Zirconia?

In fact, you’ll be dazzled by sparkles of Zirconia when you walk into a jewelry store.  What you see on display are mostly cubic Zirconia for big stones.  For security … Read More


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