Having quality dental restoration and general dental work can be very expensive, although is necessary when it comes to ensuring overall patient’s health.
Did you know that thousands of Americans and Europeans choose to travel to another country in order to receive affordable quality dental work?
Because of the high cost of any dental treatment on the U.S or Canada, many people have found that by traveling outside their country there is the potential to save hundreds and even thousands of dollars on procedures while having a little vacation in a different country.
This practice has a name: Dental Tourism. The solution for those who are looking and are in need of any dental procedure, assuring that they’ll receive a top quality dental work for a low-cost price.
When considering Medical Tourism, a common question is what’s the best country for Dental Tourism?
The best medical tourism location can depend on each patient’s country of residence. Over the years, traveling to Mexico to get dental work has become very popular among medical tourists.
Los Algodones, Mexico is a little town located just seven miles away next to Yuma, AZ border. Besides its convenient location, this city is worldwide known as the No. 1 destination for dental tourism in Mexico.
How much is dental work in Mexico?
Even simple procedures like tooth extraction can bridge to thousands of dollars. When patients need extensive treatments, they found Mexico dentist prices very appealing.
Therefore, we made a list of the average prices of some of the common procedures available for patients.
|Procedure||Cost the US||Cost Mexico|
|Standard Titanium Dental Implant (implant only)||$2,250||$750|
|Root Canal (any tooth)||$1,200||$220|
|Full Denture Immediate or healing (upper or lower)||$1,500||$250|
Mexico dentist prices are probably the biggest benefit of receiving quality dental work in Mexico and an alternative that can benefit patients and maximize their savings.
What to know about the common procedures among dental tourists
• Regular teeth cleaning:
Teeth cleanings involve removing plaque (soft bacteria infested film) and calculus deposits that have built up on teeth over time.
There are several options for this treatment: Regular cleaning and deep cleaning which includes tooth scaling, cleaning of the tooth below the gum level, and tooth polishment.
Besides these two cleaning procedure, clinics like Sani Dental Group also offer Laser Cleaning.
In the initial diagnosis exam, the doctor will indicate which cleaning is the most suitable according to your needs.
Simple extractions are the ones where the tooth is grabbed by forceps and the tooth is extracted with no problems.
• Zirconium crown:
These type of crowns are from a ceramic material called zirconium, a very strong ceramic able to withstand the wear and tear of every day. Aesthetically, it is very similar to a natural tooth reflecting light in much the same way.
One of the best solutions for replacing missing teeth. Is a procedure that requires at least 2 visits separated by several weeks.
It works with Osseointegration, which refers to the natural fusion of the implant with the jawbone. It’s because of this principle that the implant receives the same stability and strength of a natural tooth.
At Sani Dental Group we offer several implant brands, models, and sizes to get the best possible results for your treatment.
• Root Canal:
To get crowns, you may also need a root canal treatment. There are different kinds of crowns. Crowns made with porcelain fused to metal and pure porcelain crowns.
Root canal procedure is usually performed in only a day plus the days you need to get the crown.
Veneers consist of thin sheets of porcelain that cover the front of your teeth providing a great look. These wafer-thin shells of porcelain which are bond onto the front side of teeth are an excellent cosmetic solution for teeth are stained, chipped, or slightly misaligned.
• Full Denture:
Dentures are a proven and reliable method of restoring teeth for people who have lost them. While there are newer,
modern options on the market, some conditions may prevent patients from getting other treatments.
If patients still have remaining teeth and want to get dentures, they may also need extractions.
We often think that quality may be compromised because of the affordable prices. Restoring your smile, getting quality dental work, and saving money is a reality if you visit the right place.
Why are the prices lower for dental work in Mexico?
• Lower operations and lower labor costs are one of the reasons for the inexpensive prices.
• Also, there are no insurance requirements for dental care.
• The cost of living in Mexico is lower in general.
• The advantage of the exchange rate.
Plus, in a city like Los Algodones where the dental tourism industry has become more competitive. Clinics need the best equipment and facilities and still, offer accessible prices.
Quality Dental Work?
Dental Clinics in Mexico keep the same standards as other countries. Mexico Dentists often trained and are graduated from the best universities in Mexico.
Top technology and equipment allow doctors to provide their patients with precise diagnosis and anticipate any further complications.
At our clinic, Sani Dental Group dentists are constantly updating their skills, attending to courses all around the globe in order to give patients the top quality care as they would receive in their country while saving money.
We also offer high-quality equipment and the best tools for our doctors to perform the treatment that suits our patients better.
Is Los Algodones Safe?
Los Algodones which is also known as the Molar City is a town devoted to its visitors. As the town has grown thanks to tourists, everyone is so friendly and bilingual ready to help and welcome visitors in their town.
Everything is walking distance, so there is no need to worry or spend on public transportation.
Sani Dental Group offers patients a shuttle service completely free! Our staff can pick up patients in the border next to Yuma or at a nearby airport ensuring patients comfort and security.
Dentists need to prove their continuous training and experience.
The American Dental Association is the leading source of oral health related information for dentists and their patients.
When patients choose Sani Dental Group, they’re choosing a clinic that follows the ADA Principles of Ethics and code of professional conduct and dentists who are compromised with patients’ health and well-being.
How to find the right dental clinic in Mexico
Finding a good clinic when traveling for dental treatment is one of the most common concerns among medical patients.
Of course, our recommendation will be to visit the No. 1 destination in Mexico for dental tourism: Los Algodones.
In this little city with more than 300 dental clinics ready to assist a patient’s dental needs, how do you choose the best clinic?
1. Research. Nowadays, it is very easy to get an idea on the internet of how is the place you want to visit. Besides comparing prices, the reviews from past patients could be a great indicator of how the staff works and overall the dental clinic.
2. Credentials and associations.
A dental clinic who is part of different associations and counts with credentials is a clinic who can validate their quality and standards.
Sani Dental Group is a proud member of different associations such as the ADA, MTA, BBB, CTM, and GCR which give us the opportunity to build trusts among our patients.
In fact, we are the only clinic in the city that has earned the Global Clinic Rating (GCR) certification. This cross-border organization ranks clinics based on their expertise and patient satisfaction business profile.
3. Aftercare and Warranty
It is important to know what will happen after the treatment. Find out about post-treatment care and the best way to take care of your new smile.
At Sani Dental Group, we trust our staff and the results. Therefore, we offer up to 5 years of warranty in any procedure in order to ensure our patient's comfort and trust.
Plus, we count with information on post care of all the procedures we offer to guaranteed the success of the procedure.
Sani Dental Group offers quality treatments for everyone at almost any budget. As the largest dental group in Los Algodones, we count with two facilities Sani Dental Group Alamo and Sani Dental Group Platinum.
Both of our clinics with the same procedures and prices.
Los Algodones, Mexico located next to the border with Yuma, Az. The warm, dry climate of the area attracts a number of tourists from across the US and Canada.
Arrange your dental vacation
At our clinic, we count with a team of patient’s coordinator that are ready to assist you through all your medical experience. Accommodation, transportation, restaurants, pharmacy, and all of you can think you might need for your convenience.
Call us today, visit one of our clinics, and return back home with a new functional smile without spending thousands of dollars.