COVID-19 Update

We're still open, we take patient and staff safety seriously. We are actively monitoring updates regarding COVID-19, as well as, updates related to the U.S./Mexico International border.

Based on information from the border control authorities, Traveling for medical/dental purposes is considered as essential travel, fulfilling the conditions to cross the border during its partial closure.

We stand ready to assist our patients and employees.

Which one is better: Cheap dental or value dental work?

It is normal to see insane costs on dental treatments that it's almost unbelievable that there are affordable dental options still ensuring effective results. Trust us when we tell you that having the chance to get a top-quality dental solution at a reasonable price is possible with dental work in Mexico.

With Dental Work in Mexico, not only will you find the best dentist prices, but also all the most prepared specialists in the area ready to fulfill all special needs with the attention required at modern facilities with top advanced equipment.

We understand that seeing cheap dental prices for usually expensive procedures in countries like the States can lead you to think that it's not trustworthy or that there's something sneaky about it. Placing trust in any clinic with your oral health make you nervous enough. If we now talk about visiting a clinic in Mexico, it may seem some way off.

Don't worry, by doing some research you'll find out so many possibilities and advantages that come with seeking dental work in this country. Many have done it before and have transformed their smiles without spending too much. So, why not give it a chance?

Americans save up to 60%-70% on cheap dental work

Extensive procedures can be very high in expenses. Word is out the biggest opportunity to save on, not only oral health but also medical health is traveling to Mexico. Thousands of foreign patients are traveling every year and taking advantage of this. Dental work in Mexico can be low-cost but without leaving aside quality standards.

Clinics in Mexico are equal or even higher-level to many clinics in the States.

In the past decades, foreign patients from all over the globe, including Snowbirds, had traveled for cheap dental procedures. This has resulted in many clinics striving to provide valuable dentistry care, competitive services, and attractive prices. Nowadays, it is more common than ever for people from all backgrounds to travel for dental tourism. 

Why is Dental Work cheaper in Mexico?

How is it possible for dental costs in Mexico to be much affordable compared to costs on other countries? Here are top 3 reasons why the low-cost dental work.

1. No Insurance Requirements

In the medical industry in Mexico, insurance is not obligatory. Any citizen can enter a hospital as long as they can pay for it. When people can't afford it, they have access to government clinics. In the U.S., the maximum dental insurance a year is up to $1,500, which is not that beneficial as it doesn't cover a reasonable amount, and unfortunately, in many cases, dental insurance does not cover much of the treatments.

2. Affordable Education

A big reason why dental education is more affordable is that the government subsidizes many students during their university years and don't have big loans to pay at the end of their professional careers.

3. Mexican Real Estate is not that expensive

The high expenses of rents in other countries and states will indirectly affect the final bill with any dentist. Thanks to the lower-costs in Mexico, it is possible to save money. In general, the cost of living in Mexico is quite reasonable compared to the States.

Exactly how accessible is Dental work in Mexico?

Visiting Mexico for dental treatment will benefit you on saving hundreds and even thousands of dollars compared to the U.S. From "minor" to "major" procedures. To give you a better idea, here is a list of some of the most common dental treatments and price comparisons.

Full Mouth Restoration

One of the reasons dentistry in Mexico is popular is for Implants procedure, which can replace one tooth to your entire set of teeth for a cheaper price.

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Procedure Price in the U.S. Price in Mexico
Standard Titanium Dental Implant (implant only) Mega'Gen $2,250 $790
Standard Implant Crown  (including abutment) $1,650 $670
Bone Graft (per unit) $1,600 $400
Implant Supported Overdenture, removable (with 3 implants) $12,300 $3,650
"All on Six" System with Implants (upper arch or lower arch) $23,500 $7,980
"All on Four" System by Mis Implants (upper arch or lower arch) $27,000 $8,110
"All on Six" System with Nobel Biocare Implants (upper arch or lower arch) $29,000 $11,280

Crown/Veneers

For those looking to restore teeth that are broken, decay or need a large filling, these two procedures are highly popular among dental tourists.crowns-cancun

Procedure Price in the U.S. Price in Mexico
Porcelain Fused to Metal Crown $1,250 $180
Full Porcelain/Ceramic Crown $1,500 $340
Porcelain Fused to Gold Crown *stating at* $1,700 $600
Zirconia Veneer $1,800 $450
Porcelain Veneer $1,100 $350
     

Dentures

Dentures a basic replacement if you have damaged or missing some of your teeth, also a good alternative if you don't want to go under an implant.dentures-cancun

Procedure Price in the U.S. Price in Mexico
Partial Denture, Acrylic Frame $1,275 $170
Partial Denture, Metal Frame $1,550 $480
Partial Denture, Flexible Frame $1,400 $480
Full Denture, Acrylic Teeth (upper or lower) $1,850 $250
Full Denture, Porcelain Teeth (upper or lower) $2,150 $350

Is it safe to get dental work in Mexico?

Besides being a cheap dental option, safety is not an issue. Unfortunately, there is big misinformation about tourism in general not being secure. We assure you that the standards you are looking for are as high as you can expect in any other place when visiting the right clinic. Here are some key steps to consider when looking for a trustworthy and secure clinic:

  • Find a high-quality dentist in Mexico

Mexico has top of the line dentists that have the practice and certifications needed to perform dental procedures.

  • Hygienic/sterilization protocols

Make sure to visit a dental office that cares about the safety of their patients and staff. Cleaning and sterilization protocols are very important to secure an environment to receive any treatment.

  • Mexican dental clinics use first rate instruments

In fact, a lot of clinics get provided with material from the U.S. like porcelain crowns to make the metal posts and dentures, and also most of the tools used for the procedures.

  • You'll feel right at home

Mexico is well known for having warm welcoming people. You can expect to receive the best possible attention and service during your stay. Trusts us, you'll return home not only with a new smile but also with some friendships made.

Make it a Mini-Vacation

When it comes to health, everybody deserves the best in care. It shouldn't be impossible to attend your dental needs. Besides the fact that you can save a lot of money, why not enjoying the trip and make it a mini-vacation?

Mexico is the country to visit to enjoy of a peaceful time while still taking care of your dental needs. Amazing traditional food, great people, and fun things to do. 

Sani Dental Group has over 30 years receiving patients from all over the world, giving them the smiles they always dream of. People choose Sani Dental Group, for our amazing group of trained doctors, and our top facilities. 

With three clinics in two different destinations Los Algodones, and Cancun Riviera, we're proud to be the largest and one of the most presitigious dental clinic's in Mexico.

We have been recognized and awarded by various associations like the American Dentists Association & Medical Tourism Association. We invite you to take a look at what some of our former patients have to say about their dental experience at Sani Dental Group.

Disclaimer: All content shown in this blog and in any linked materials are not intended and should not be construed as medical advice. Any recommendations are based on personal, not professional, opinion only. If the reader or any other person has a medical concern about their dental care and treatments, please contact us directly. For more information please read our Disclaimers and FAQ pages.