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Dental Travel Tips, Destinations

After your dental work, you can stop by the pharmacy in Mexico for discount prescription meds.  After your dental work, you can stop by the pharmacy in Mexico for discount prescription meds.

Many Americans and Canadians travel to border cities such as Los Algodones, Mexico for dental care. When you visit a dentist in Mexico, he will write you a prescription for pain or antibiotics after procedures such as extraction or dental surgery. You’ll be able to buy prescription meds from any of the number of discount Mexican pharmacies located across the border and bring it back to the US.

Actually, thousands of Americans and Canadians cross the US-Mexico border for cheap prescription meds. During the winter time, it’s common to find long lines of people in Algodones, most of which travelled to Mexico to buy discount prescription medications.

So, we decided to share what we know about buying discount meds from Mexico.

Top 8 Questions Regarding Buying Prescription Meds from MexicoRead 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


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.

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 in Mexico – dental services in Mexico are typically a fraction of the cost for similar
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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 Travel Tips, Industry News

This article outlines the travel documents you need when crossing the border to Mexico for dentistry.

The short answer is yes. Beginning June 2009, the passport entry requirement took into effect when crossing the border from Mexico to US. Here are common questions and answers about the Mexico travel passport requirement.

What are the requirements for travel TO Mexico from US?

There’s a big difference between crossing the border from Mexico to USA and crossing the border from USA to Mexico.

If you are crossing the border by land for Mexico dental services, you just walk across without the need to present your passport to Mexican customs. You don’t need to present your valid passport going to Mexico unless you are travelling more than 12-18 miles from the US-Mexico … Read More


Dental Travel Tips

Street view showing a number of Los Algodones dental clinics.Street view showing a number of Los Algodones dental clinics.

In this article, you can learn some tips on how to find a good dentist in Algodones. Near Yuma, AZ, Los Algodones is one of the top dental destinations for affordable dentistry.

The key is to plan, plan, plan.

Many of you have heard of Los Algodones, sometimes called the dentistry capital of the world. For the rest who are new to dental tourism, it is a dental city located just across the Arizona border. This destination is known for having more than 300 Mexico dentists in one square mile.

It is a very tourist friendly town, providing a much needed relief for Americans and Canadians in need of affordable dentistry. However, it gets overwhelming when you walk across the border, where you can be greeted by street “yellers” … Read More


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