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Dayo Experience, Dental Travel Tips, FAQ

Water safety in Mexico: Is it safe to drink the water?Water safety in Mexico: Is it safe to drink the water?
The top two important safety practices for dentistry in Mexico are the use of clean water (not tap water) and dis-infecting the dental chair water lines.

Do you drink the water when you go to Mexico? The answer to this question is different for every person. This is true for local Mexicans, Americans and Canadians.

If you ask Dayo Dental staff, we’ve drunk tap water in our Mexico dental destinations, and we were fine. But to be extra cautious, we just buy bottled water to drink when we are on the road.

It’s just like travelling to Europe. In most locations, you can drink the tap water. In other locations, it’s best to be cautious. But foreigners usually just buy bottled water, because they are not used to the … Read More


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.
Understanding the components of dental implants is key to understanding how much are dental implants.

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 … Read More


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 people stop by discount pharmacies in Mexico for affordable prescription meds. It’s good to know the rules to avoid hassles.

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 … Read More


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