Dr. Carlos Rubio is one of the most respected dentists in Mexico for his leading role in advancing implant dentistry. He has earned the reputation as one of the world’s “Most Skilled Implant Surgeon”.
His passion is to travel around the world visiting doctors and attending seminars to collect knowledge about the latest innovations and surgical techniques in the field of dentistry. Dr. Rubio has been trained in oral surgery from some of the top dental and medical schools in California, New York, Texas, Florida, South Carolina and Pennsylvania.
Many dentists from Mexico, South America, and US travel to his own dental school, which he founded in 2008, in Los Algodones where he teaches advanced oral surgery and dental implants. He specializes in complicated bone restorations and full mouth restoration procedures.
He is also a prominent public speaker in many dental seminars throughout North and Central America where he shares his vast knowledge about dental surgery.
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Credentials of Dr. Carlos Rubio - 30 Years in Practice
Founder and Professor of Master’s Program in Oral Implantology.
Dr. Rubio designed and taught a 2 year comprehensive Master’s Program in Dental Surgery and Oral Implantology. The graduate program included theories and live surgical training. The course includes patient diagnosis, bone grafting, dental implant installation and restoration, sinus lift, and complex dental surgery cases. The internationally renowned course had students from all over the North and South America. Institute of Advanced Technology (ITAV).
Founder and Professor of Dental Implant School.
Dr. Rubio founded a successful advanced dental implantology and surgery school in Mexico. The dental school has hosted professors and students from the US to learn about live dental implant training and oral surgery. Dr. Rubio has personally trained and supervised US dentists for live dental implant training. Nucleo Dental Implant School, Los Algodones, Mexico. (2008-present)
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Advanced Techniques in Oral Implantology. BioHorizon. Cartagena, Colombia. 2010
Dr. Rubio teaches the use of Cone Beam CT Scan Imaging and Diagnostics for Advanced Bone Regeneration to Mexico dentists in Cancun. BioHorizon. Cancun, Mexico. 2013
Master’s in Laser Dentistry.
This master’s program includes the application of laser dentistry to achieve better faster and better results in dental surgeries, implants, and periodontal dentistry. Institute of Advanced Technology (ITAV).
Dr. Rubio taught advanced dental surgical techniques and implantology. Department of Periodontics, Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico (UACJ). (2004).
Dr. Rubio taught advanced dental surgical techniques and implantology. Department of Periodontics, Autonomous University of Baja California (UABJ). (2009).
Award of Excellence in Oral Implantology.
This is the highest award given to a dentist for outstanding achievement in the advancement of Dental Implantology. Only one dentist is given this award each year in the entire country. Mexican Association of Oral Implantology. September, 2011.
President, Los Algodones Dental College.
As president, Dr. Rubio arranged several lectures on dental implants and crown placement to dentists in Algodones. This is the main dental association in Los Algodones, Mexico. Los Algodones. (2007-2009).
Overdentures and Implants on Mandibles, Bone Regeneration and Prosthesis over Implants. Lecture with Algodones dentists included bone grafting, single tooth replacements, and multiple implant placements. College of Dental Surgeons in Los Algodones, Mexico. 2004.
1-Year Maxi Course in Oral Implantology.
Dr. Rubio completed one year comprehensive course in implantology. Maxi-course if the most prestigious and comprehensive training in oral implantology in the US. Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center, now affiliated with NYU. Brooklyn, New York. (1998-1999).
Critical Factors and Practical Realities in Implant Success.
University of Texas School of Dentistry. One year specialty courses in implant dentistry, including leading dental research projects. The program also includes clinical training and didactive treatment planning from top US dental implantologist. The course taught comprehensive anatomy and physiology related to implant placement. (1997-1998).
Implant Training and Mentorship.
Canadian Dental Implant Institute Mentor Program. 1997.
Bone expansion for Implant Placement. Implant Reconstructive Center.
St. Petersburg, Florida. 1996.
Misch International InstituteImplant. Chicago, IL. Prosthetic options, patient force factors, bone density, implants positions, abutment size, and bone volume evaluation. Hands on suturing, dental implant surgery implant techniques. Radiographic Interpretation workshops.
Misch International InstituteImplant, IL. The program discusses new and state of the art dental implant and prosthetic placement techniques from one of the leading implant training academy in the US.
SubAntral Augmentation and Advanced Prosthetic Concepts.
MAP Implant Institute. State of the art hard and soft tissue augmentation concepts for complex case reconstruction. Review of contemporary surgical bone grafting techniques, autogenous sinus grafting, tibial bone harvest, 3D mesh particulate grafting and Digitally Guided Bone Augmentation®. LIVE Surgical demonstration and hands-on surgery with models. Dr. Rubio brings his US training in implants to his practice in Los Algodones, Mexico. 2003 and 2004.
Soft Tissue Management.
MAP InstituteImplant. Oral soft tissue management and surgery for implant reconstruction. It includes soft tissue architecture for dental implant site development, surgical implant placement and per-implant maintenance. 2003.
Clinical Anatomy of the Head and Neck.
Georgia Health Sciences College of Dental MedicineUniversity. Surgical anatomy of the floor of the mouth with emphasis on nerves and arteries that need protection during implant insertion. Clinical anatomy and pathophysiology of TMJ (expanded to include arthrography, CT, MRI and microscopic study of joint components by participants). Bone grafts and their clinical applications to implants.
Advanced Bone Grafting Hands-on Cadaver Course.
College of Dental Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina. 2002.
The dentist performs a full mouth evaluation to create a treatment plan during the first appointment. Consultation is always free for Dayo Dental clients. You just have to pay for the cost of an X-ray or CT scan as required.
Consultations normally take 45 minutes to 1 hour. If you need extensive dental work, you can send your Panoramic X-ray for pre-evaluation before you travel to Mexico.
Comprehensive Oral Evaluation, Dental Exam
from:$ 185 - $ 500
from: $ 65 - $ 250
When a severely decayed tooth can’t be saved, the dentist will need to perform an extraction to remove the decayed tooth. There are two types of extractions – regular and surgical. Wisdom tooth is typically removed using surgical extraction. For full mouth extractions, the oral surgeon performs the procedure with local anesthesia, IV sedation, or general anesthesia.
An Extraction is completed in one day. For full mouth Extractions, you will need an appointment at least 1-2 days before the surgery date to take impressions for temporary dentures.
A Dental Crown is used to restore a decayed or broken tooth. It goes on top of the tooth. With cosmetic dentistry, crowns are also used to give you a smile makeover. There are several different types of crowns. The most common types are Porcelain Fused to Alloy Metal Crown (PFM) and Zirconia Crown.
Crowns are completed within approximately 3-5 days. Ten or more crowns may take longer.
Single tooth Dental Implants are used to replace missing teeth. It consists of a titanium post inserted into the bone to act as a root to support a crown. They are also used to anchor a fixed dental bridge.
The procedure is completed within 1-2 days during your first trip. After 4 months when the implant post has integrated into the bone, you go back for the abutment and crown that will be attached to the dental implant post.
Dental Implant with Porcelain Crown
from: $ 1,805
Single tooth dental implants are used to replace missing teeth. It consists of a titanium post inserted into the bone to act as a root to support a crown. They are also used to support a fixed dental bridge. The prices shown here include the Dental Implant Post, Abutment, and Implant Crown.
The procedure is completed within 1-2 days during your first trip. After 4 months when the dental implant has integrated into the bone, you go back for the abutment and crown that will attach to the dental implant.
Overdenture Supported by Implants
from:$ 8,500 - $ 14,000
from: $ 4,010 - $ 6,320
Overdentures Supported by Implants are dentures attached to 2-4 dental implants. You can detach the dentures on your own to clean them from time to time. It’s popular alternative to regular dentures.
You stay for approximately 5 days during your first trip. After 6 months when the implants have healed, you go back to get your new dentures attached to the implants.
Implant Supported Dentures, Dentures Secured by Implants
Implant Supported Fixed Bridges are fixed teeth attached to 4-8 dental implants. This procedure replaces your entire upper or lower jaw with a perfect smile. The full arch teeth are permanently attached. Only a dentist can remove the bridge during your regular cleaning and checkup. Price includes all the implants, abutments and fixed bridge.
You stay for approximately 5 days during your first trip for the implant surgery. After 4-6 months when the implants have healed, you travel back for your permanent fixed bridge attached to the implants.
Implant Supported Fixed Teeth, Fixed Hybrid Supported by Dental Implants
All on 4 uses 4 Nobel Biocare dental implants to support a fixed bridge for the entire upper or lower jaw. Your dentist may also recommend Straumann Pro Arch, another top brand that achieves the same results. All on Four also known as “teeth in a day” because the specialist can install the dental implants and attach the fixed bridge all in one surgery. If you want to replace you removable dentures or redo your smile, All on 4 provides a fast and effective solution. You must have ideal bone condition to qualify for All on 4. Price includes all the implants, temporary fixed bridge and permanent fixed bridge (per jaw).
You stay for approximately 5 days during your first trip. After 6 months, you go back to replace your temporary fixed bridge with a final fixed bridge.
Fixed Dental Bridges are used to replace missing teeth. A Fixed Dental Bridge is anchored either by existing teeth or dental implants. The price of a Dental Bridge depends on the number of teeth included in the bridge. A 3 unit Dental Bridge, for example, would be the price of a crown multiplied by 3. Approximate prices shown here is for a 3-unit Dental Bridge.
Dental Bridges are completed within approximately 2-5 days. Multiple bridges may take longer.
A Root Canal allows you to save an abscessed tooth. The Endodontist cleans the root of the decayed tooth and seals the area. The price shown here includes the cost of the Root Canal and Root Canal Post. The dentist puts a Dental Crown over the tooth after the treatment to strengthen the tooth.
A Root Canal is typically completed in one day if you schedule an early morning appointment.
Porcelain veneers (sometimes called porcelain laminates) are wafer-thin, custom-made shells of tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front surface of teeth to improve appearance. These are bonded to the front of the teeth changing their color, shape, size, or length.
Veneers are completed within approximately 4-5 days.
from: $ 530
Lumineers are used for front teeth smile makeovers. As an alternative to regular Veneers, Lumineers can be as thin as contact lenses. Hence they require little or no removal of existing tooth structure.
This procedure requires two trips to the dentist. Lumineers are manufactured by DentMat Labs in the US. Your dentist would have to send your impressions to the US, which would take 2-3 weeks to get back.
Thin Veneers, Minimum-prep Veneers
from: $ 260
A Full Denture is a removable teeth replacement for entire top or bottom jaw. This a common solution for people who want all their decayed teeth extracted.
A Full Denture takes two consecutive days to complete if you schedule an early morning appointment on the first day.
from: $ 550
A Partial Denture is a removable replacement for missing sections of the mouth. They are anchored to existing teeth.
Partial dentures take approximately 2-5 days to complete.
Partial Plate, Flipper
from:$ 265 - $ 1,100
from: $ 150 - $ 250
Periodontal Treatment procedures are necessary if you have gum disease. During this procedure, the Periodontist removes the plaque and infected areas under the gums. There are 2 major types of Periodontal Treatments: Deep Cleaning and Osseous Surgery. With Deep Cleaning, the Periodontist uses instruments to go underneath the gums. With Osseous Surgery, the dentist opens the gums surgically. With both procedures, the Periodontist may use Laser to improve the results. The prices shown here are per quadrant.
Periodontal Treatment procedures typically take one day. For full mouth Periodontal Treatment, the dentist may recommend to split the upper and lower jaw in two separate days.
Various forms include LANAP, Perio Scaling and Root Planing, Open Flap Surgery
Zoom whitening is the most common way for the dentist to whiten your teeth. It uses a whitening gel that is activated by light.
This procedure is completed in one visit.
from: $ 70
White fillings are commonly used to repair decayed sections of teeth. Also called resin composite fillings, it mimics the appearance of natural teeth. Most Mexico dentists prefer this type of filling over the traditional silver (amalgam) fillings.
A White Filling is typically completed in one day.
For major dental surgeries or procedures, you have the option of undergoing Sedation. This painless procedure allows you to be sedated or unconscious. An anesthesiologist administers the sedation while your dentist completes your dental work.
The dentist typically requires a blood test prior to the procedure. This can be done during your day of consultation. Sedation procedures last between 2-4 hours.
Sleep Dentistry, Pain-Free Dentistry
from: $ 30
The dentist removes plaque from the entire mouth and polishes the teeth surfaces. Dental cleaning is recommended at least 1-2 times per year.
This procedure is completed within 30 - 45 minutes.
from: $ 200
Laser teeth whitening uses laser light to accelerate the effect of a bleaching agent applied to front teeth.
Laser whitening is typically completed in one session.
from: $ 50
Panoramic X-ray captures the entire mouth in a single image. Dentists typically take this x-ray to create a comprehensive treatment plan for the entire mouth.
This x-ray is typically taken during your consultation appointment.
Full Mouth X-ray
Single Tooth X-rays
from: $ Free
Single tooth x-rays are used to evaluate various sections of the mouth.
This x-ray is taken as needed during the course of your dental work.
from: $ 100
A Night Guard is a custom dental appliance worn to protect teeth from teeth grinding and clenching.
After the dentist takes your impression for a night guard, it will be available within the same day or the next day.
Option 1: Drive to Algodones border. Dayo Dental will give you directions from your house to the Los Algodones border exit (Yuma, Arizona border). You park on the US side of the border. Then you walk 2-3 blocks to the dental facility using the map provided by Dayo Dental. Alternatively, Dayo Dental can arrange a free transportation once you cross the border to your Los Algodones dentist.
Option 2: Free Dayo Dental Shuttle Transportation and Dental Tour Guide. Travel to Algodones for free with Dayo Dental’s charter van. Go for a convenient and worry-free round-trip visit to the dentist in Algodones. Learn More.
Option 3: Fly to Los Algodones. You have 3 flight alternatives:
1) Fly to Phoenix and take a connecting flight to Yuma, AZ (Yuma International Airport). From Yuma, you can take a rental car to the border town of Algodones (15 minutes away). Dayo Dental also works with hotels that have free shuttle transportation from the airport and to Los Algodones.
2) Fly to Phoenix and take a rental car to Algodones (3.5 hours away).
3) Fly to San Diego and take a rental car to Algodones (2.5 hours away).
In each option, you park your vehicle on the US side of the border. You walk to the dental facility or Dayo Dental can arrange a free pickup from the border to your dentist in Los Algodones.