Los Algodones: Dental Capital of the World

Los Algodones, a little Mexican town has more dentists per capita than any other place in the world, and every day more than 3,000 people cross the Yuma border to get dental treatments. But why has Los Algodones become so popular?

In need of dental work, many people wonder where to begin their research. For example: what to do, how much to pay, and especially where to go. Mexico’s popularity has grown a lot in the last years thanks  to the dental services it provides to foreigners, this country has positioned itself once more on the map.

Visiting Mexico for dental work has many advantages, and foreigners are aware of them. That’s why more than 3,000 people cross Los Algodones' border each day to get treated. One of these advantages is the fact that dental work in Mexico is way more affordable than in countries like the US and Canada. The best thing is that the quality of the treatments does not get compromised.

Where to visit

When considering travel to Mexico for dental work there are options like Cancun, Tijuana, and Puerto Vallarta. These destinations are a good option to anyone who is wanting to experience dental tourism, but none of these can compare to Los Algodones, Baja California.

Known as the dental capital of the world, this small town is a unique place which you would not regret visiting. Los Algodones, Mexico has everything dental tourists are looking for. From more than 300 dental clinics to hotels, convenience stores, and delicious Mexican food.

So many clinics might seem like a lot when trying to figure out which is best one for you. That's why it's important that you follow the next steps: 

  • Look for the top clinics in town and visit their websites.
  • Do some research about the qualifications of the dentist, treatments, and compare prices. 
  • Read reviews about the experience of other patients. 

With this, you can build an idea about the quality of the dental clinic you have in mind. Also, don’t forget to ask for the warranty and additional services that the dental clinic offers in its work. The more you know about the place you'll visit, the easier, and enjoyable your visit will be.

Great, but why is dental work in Mexico so cheap?

According to Doctor Javier Muñiz Pérez from Sani Dental Group: 

“There are a lot of reasons why dental work in Mexico is more affordable than in the States. First of all, services like property rental are way cheaper in our country. Also, because of lower operating costs, lower insurance, lower labor costs, etc. The prices of the work we get to perform in Mexico does not reflect the work we offer. With us is always about giving our patients a good experience at a price they can pay.”

The benefits you’ll get by visiting Mexico can be infinite. Take chance to discover Los Algodones, the town is waiting for you to come and get delighted with all that it has to offer to medical tourists. 

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