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5 Things You Need to Know Before Traveling to Los Algodones, Mexico.

Planning a vacation requires more than just buying a plane ticket, especially if you’re traveling for medical purposes. Every day, people from Canada and the United States start planning their trips to destinations worldwide that offer high-quality dental services at prices they can afford.

It’s located 7 miles away from Yuma, Arizona, and nowadays it’s one of the most popular places to which people decide to go to recover the smile they’ve lost over time. But why has Los Algodones become so popular in the last decades? In the following paragraphs we’ll tell you five things you need to know before traveling to this typical Mexican town, and after you’re done reading you might understand why is the best choice for you.

1. Everyone in Town Speaks English

When traveling to a different country, is very common to be worried about not speaking the same language, or not being understood in an effort of communicating. Luckily, those who travel to Los Algodones do not have that problem because it’s a town where everybody speaks English perfectly.
Whether you speak to a local or to your dentists, you will be able to speak fluently without the worry of misunderstanding something; and if you want to learn a few Spanish words, they will help you too!

2. U.S.A Currency

One of the things that people think it’s hard to get used to it’s the country’s currency. How many Mexican pesos is a dollar? Should I go to an Exchange house before arriving in Mexico?
When visiting Los Algodones you won’t have to worry about any of that. Due to the high amount of visitors this town receives every year, Los Algodones now has U.S.A currency. Amazing, right?

3. International Airport

Like we said, people from all over Canada and the U.S come to Los Algodones to get dental work, and many of them wonder about the different ways to arrive in town. Some of our patients enjoy driving and the highway views so they decide to make their trip by road. Others, might enjoy hopping into a plane and arrive at their destination faster, but does a small town has an airport? No, Los Algodones doesn’t have an airport, but Yuma, AZ does, and since both are very close landing in Yuma it’s, in fact, a very popular choice.

Sani Dental Group offers shuttle service to all of their patients for no additional cost. If you choose this service, you won’t have to take a cab, rent a car or walk to the border; we can pick you up at the airport. Click here to know more about this service.

4. Los Algodones is a Safe Town

Los Algodones’ locals are used to being surrounded by people from all over the world, and they love it! It has become a town devoted to its visitors. You might be away from home but you’ll never feel like something is missing. During your visit, you’ll notice that there are more tourists than locals who are having a great time while improving their lifestyle.
Los Algodones has grown thanks to the people who visit every day, and residents will make you feel like if you’ve never left home because everything you need will be at your disposal. Plus, you won’t need any kind of public transportation, the town is so small and quiet that you’ll really enjoy walking short distances in order to get a great meal, buy a souvenir or even to arrive at your dental clinic of choice.

5. Sani Dental Group

With two clinics in town, more than 35 years of experience in dental services and tourism, Sani Dental Group is one of the largest most professional clinics in town.
As a trustful clinic, we offer between 2 and 5-year warranty in all of the procedures performed by our dentists. So you’ll be able to go back home with the smile of your dreams, and without worrying about anything.

There might be more than 300 dental clinics in Los Algodones, but you must choose the one which offers you more quality. When a dental clinic has a good reputation and offers a warranty on their work, you can trust that the clinic hires only dentists with proven experience. We invite you to read 20 Facts About Sani Dental Group, you’ll discover more about our services, or maybe take a peek at some of our past patients' reviews, videos and promotions. Compare the information yourself and make the right choice.

Give us a call, our team of patient coordinators is waiting for you, and they will gladly answer all of your questions.

Disclaimer: Open dentist to help you with your dental needs. We are taking additional special measures following CDC recommendations to ensure your health and safety.