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Dental Work in Mexico

Want to save money on your dental treatment without sacrificing quality? Dental work in Mexico can offer you a true balance of quality, care, and affordability. The country is a top choice for dental tourism due to its lower price & proximity to the US, which allows cheap & short travel times.

Dental Implant Cost | Selected Countries


If you are thinking of visiting a dentist in Mexico, chances are you have some questions. In this article, you will find helpful information on dental care in Mexico, including the answers to the following questions:

“Mexico is the world’s second top medical destination.”[1]Tourism Review News Medical Tourism in Mexico Is devastated by the pandemic “Mexico is ranked second as a world medical destination, only surpassed by Thailand.” View in Article

Dentistry in Mexico: Is It Really Worth the Trip?

Mexico treats more than one million cross-border dental patients every year. The country is a go-to dental destination for Americans. However, dental tourism in Mexico has both good and bad sides. This video helps you explore Mexican Dentistry knowing, the pros and cons of dental tourism in Mexico.


Cost of Dental Work in Mexico

Dental care in Mexico provides quality work at affordable rates. Here is an overview of the approximate Mexican dentists’ prices. Find out your savings before you cross the border for dental tourism in Mexico.

Dentist Price in Mexico – Full Treatment Cost Guide 2021

Dental ProcedureUSCanadaMexico
Titanium Dental Implant$3,000-5,000$2800-4,600$650-1,800
All-on-4 dental implants (per arch)$22,000-25,000$20,000-22,000$5,000-12,000
Root canal$1,000-1,500$900-1400$150-400
Porcelain Fused to Metal Crown$1,000-1,400$900-1,300$300-600
Full Porcelain/Ceramic Crown$1,500-1,800$1,300-1,750$300-700
Zirconia Crown$1,000-3,500$900-3,300$450-800
Porcelain Veneers$2,000-2,500$1,800-2,400$350-700
Full Denture / Arch (Permanent)$1,800-2,200$1,700-2,100$965-1,500
Full or Partial Denture/Arch (Temporary)$2,000-2,500$1,800-2,300$250-500
Snap-on Denture (2-4 implants)$5,000-8,500$4,500-8,200$2,000-7,500
*Price may change with the complexity of a case

So “how much can you save on dental work in Mexico?” You can save up to 70% on most dental procedures. Full mouth restoration procedures such as all-on-4 dental implants will cost you only about $8,000 in Mexico. Similarly, a full denture with acrylic teeth costs between $250 and $965 in this Latin American country.

Implant treatments like a single dental implant in Mexico cost between $650 and $1,800. The price is more than $2,800 for the same procedure in the US or Canada. Even zygomatic implants in Mexico are as low as $2,500.



Listen to Daniel who talks about his dental work experience in the Merida dental clinic, Mexico. He is highly impressed with the stress-free treatment and cost-effective dental work.

How to Get Dental Work in Mexico?

MTC dental portal can help you find the best places in Mexico to get your dental work done. We select the best dental clinics for your dental work. The factors we consider are:

  • Credentials of the clinic
  • Experience with Americans
  • Dentist credentials
  • English speaking dentists
  • Safe & easy to reach

Top Dental Tourism Destinations in Mexico

Cancun

The Mexican resort city, Cancún, is highly recognized among medical tourists. It is a barrier island shaped like number seven and located on the southeast coast of Mexico, in Quintana Roo state.


  • Dental Clinic
  • How to Reach
  • Tourism

Highlights

  • Location: 22 min drive from Cancún airport (CUN)
  • Clinic experience – 160+ years of combined experience & practice
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Licensed U.S. dentist or trained U.S dentists
  • 5-year warranty on treatments
  • Guarantees on dental restorations
  • Certified nutrition on staff

Canun Dentists

Dr. Irma Gavaldon

 Dr. Irma Gavaldon | Cancun Dentist | Mexico
  • US board-certified dentist
  • Expertise: Restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, implant rehabilitation
  • Experience: Over 30 years

Dr. Joaquín Berrón

Dr. Joaquín Berrón | Cancun Dentist
  • Expertise: Prosthetic Dentistry and Implant Dentistry
  • Education: Postgraduate in Integral dentistry, Implant fellowship
  • Experience: Over 30 years
  • Check out Dr. Joaquín Berrón’s full profile here

Flying is the quickest way to reach the city. The clinic offers free ground transfers between the airport and the clinic.

  • International Airport: Cancún International Airport
  • Airport Code: IATA: CUN; ICAO: MMUN

How Safe is Cancun?

  • Cancun Safety Index: 65; Overall risk: Low[2]Travel Safe Abroad How Safe Is Cancun for Travel? “Safety Index: 65; OVERALL RISK: LOW; …the beaches of Cancun can be considered safe since resorts and major tourist cities and destinations are more protected by the police force.” View in Article
  • US travel advisory – No travel restrictions for Cancun[3]Travel.State.Gov Mexico Travel Advisory “There are no restrictions on travel for U.S. government employees in Quintana Roo state, which include tourist areas in: Cancun…” View in Article

Cancún is known for its pleasant weather, white-sand beaches, luxurious resorts, and vibrant nightlife. Be it anything, a spring break, or a family holiday, the resort city is a great destination for everyone.

Chichén Itzá – UNESCO World Heritage site

This large Mayan archaeological site is one of the Seven Wonders of the World. You can escape crowds if you visit the place in the early morning.

Chichén Itzá | Cancun Tourism

Los Algodones

Los Algodones, also called ’molar city,’ is located close to the southwest of the US-Mexico border. Every year, around 120,000 Americans and Canadians cross the border into Los Algodones for affordable dental care. The city is home to over 500 practicing dentists.[4]Hazlitt Molar City “Every year roughly 120,000 Canadians and Americans cross the border into Los Algodones. There they spend millions of dollars on dental care… it’s home to over five hundred practicing dentists…” View in Article


  • Dental Clinic
  • How to Reach
  • Tourism

Our partner clinic in Los Algodones is the only dental clinic in Algodones to receive MTA’s prestigious “International Patient Services Certification.”

Highlights

  • Location: 10 min from the Andrade border crossing
  • Clinic experience – over 30 years
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • 2–5-year warranty on treatments

Algodones Dentist

Dr. Hermes Davila

Dr. Hermes Davila | Los Algodones Dentist
  • Certified dentist in Algodones
  • Expertise: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Check out Dr. Hermes Davila’s full profile here

You can either fly or drive to reach here. We provide you a free shuttle service connecting Yuma airport, the border, hotel, and clinic.

  • Nearest Airport: Yuma International Airport
  • Airport Code: IATA: YUM; ICAO: KNYL

How safe is Algodones?

Los Algodones: Fairly safe for travelers.[5]Champion Traveler Is it Safe to Travel to Los Algodones? “Our best data indicates this area is somewhat safe, but with extra warnings in a few regions.View in Article

Los Algodones is close to Yuma’s most stunning natural formations, like the Imperial Sand Dunes. You can even have a relaxing time near the Yuma River.

Yuma | Arid Sand | Los Algodones | Mexico

Mexicali

Mexicali is a border town located just 6.3 miles from Calexico, CA. It is the capital of Baja California.


  • Dental Clinic
  • How to Reach
  • Tourism

Our partner clinic is the “American Dental Association (ADA)” certified dental clinic in Mexicali.

Highlights

  • Location: 12 min drive from the border at Calexico, CA
  • Clinic experience – over 38 years
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Highly experienced dentists
  • Lifelong follow-ups to overseas clients (over the phone and emails)

Mexicali Dentist

Dr. Germán Arturo Ramirez

Dr. Germán Arturo Ramirez | Mexicali Dentist
  • Expertise: Oral rehabilitation, Implantology, Esthetic Dentistry, Dental prosthetics
  • Education: Postgraduate in Prosthodontics
  • Experience: Over 40 years

You can reach Mexicali by air or road. It is only an 18-minute drive from Calexico to Mexicali. You can also check the live waiting time for entry via any lane of the Mexicali-Calexicoi border.

  • Airport: General Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (MXL)
  • Drive through Calexico: HWY-111 or California 98

How Safe is Mexicali?

  • The city is one of the safest border cities in Mexico.[6]Go Nomad Baja California, Mexico: Nothing to Worry About “…but for a casual tourist who descends upon Tijuana, Rosarito, Ensenada, Mexicali, or Tecate, the mayors unanimously claim you have nothing to worry about.” View in Article
  • The clinic location is in a very safe part of Mexicali.

Mexicali is a destination that is open to cultural, gastronomic, and adventure tourism like parachute jumps and sandboarding. Here you can find

  • The best Chinese food restaurants in the country
  • Food trucks and craft breweries
  • Historic buildings

Tijuana

Tijuana is a metropolitan city in Mexico. The town shares its border with San Diego, California, in the USA. For Americans living near the west coast of the US, Tijuana is an ideal location for dental work.


  • Dental Clinic
  • How to Reach
  • Tourism

Highlights

  • Location: 10 min drive from US border
  • Clinic experience – over 35 years
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Board Certified Dentists
  • 5-25 years of warranty on treatments

Tijuana Dentists

Dr. Juan Carlos Castellanos

Dr. Juan Carlos Castellanos | Tijuana Dentist

  • Expertise: Implant and cosmetic dentistry
  • Education: Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Experience: Over 12 years

Dr. Emmanuel J. Leon

Dr. Emmanuel J. Leon | Tijuana Dentist
  • Mexican Board-Certified Dentist
  • Specialization: Basic Oral implantology and rehabilitation
  • Education: Doctor of Dental Surgery, Postgraduate in odonto-pediatrics

You can reach Tijuana by air or land. You can drive from San Diego to Tijuana in less than one hour.

  • Nearest Airport: San Diego; 15 mins from Tijuana
  • Airport Code: IATA: SAN; ICAO: KSAN

How Safe is Tijuana?

  • Most visited border city in the world.[7]CN Traveller Tijuana- A Bustling Border City “With a shared border along San Diego, and with Los Angeles nearby, it is the most-visited border city in the world.” View in Article
  • Tijuana is a safe place for tourists.[8]Travel Safe Abroad How Safe Is Tijuana? “Safety Index: 41; OVERALL RISK: MEDIUM; even though it has a bad reputation still, you don’t see attacks on innocent civilians and the vast majority of people go about their daily business without any problem.” View in Article

In the east of downtown Tijuana, you can find a commercial hub brimming with restaurants, shops, and many things to do. If you love to eat, you can visit Plaza Rio Shopping Mall. It is a humming dining destination with food stalls run by chefs from Tijuana and the region.

Tijuana Cultural Center

The Cultural Center is one of the top places to visit in Tijuana. It is known for its iconic spherical shape and desert sand color. It is located in Zona Rio, which is just five minutes away from the U.S. border.

Cultural Center | Tijuana Tourism

Los Cabos

Mexico’s premier luxury destination, Los Cabos or Cabo, is located at the southern tip of the Baja peninsula. The city is easily accessible in a few hours from the US/ Canada.


  • Dental Clinic
  • How to Reach
  • Tourism

Highlights

  • Location: 20 min drive from Cabo airport (SJD)
  • State-of-the-art facility
  • Internationally accredited and trained dentists
  • 10-year warranty for implants

Cabo Dentist

Prof. Dr. H.C. Thomas Koty

Prof. Dr. H.C. Thomas Koty | Cabo Dentist
  • An internationally-renowned German specialist
  • Expertise: Cosmetic dentistry and implantology
  • Experience: Over 30 years

You can reach Cabo by air or land. You can reach the place via Highway 1 (Carretera Transpeninsular #1) from the U.S. border by land.

  • International Airport: Los Cabos International Airport
  • Airport Code: IATA: SJD; ICAO: MMSD

How Safe is Cabo?

  • Cabo Safety Index: 80; Overall risk: Medium.[9]Travel Safe Abroad How Safe Is Los Cabos for Travel? “Safety Index: 80; OVERALL RISK: MEDIUM; WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK: LOW” View in Article
  • US travel advisory – No travel restrictions for Cabo{[10]Travel.State.Gov Mexico Travel Advisory “There are no restrictions on travel for U.S. government employees in Baja California Sur, which includes tourist areas in: Cabo San Lucas…” View in Article

Los Cabos is known for world-class resorts, beaches, scuba diving locations, and marine life.

Land’s End (El Arco)

This rock is a famous landmark in Cabo San Lucas. The two beaches, Playa del Amor and Playa del Divorcio meet at this place. The best way to see the rock is from one of the water taxis or boat tours.

Land’s End (El Arco) | Los Cabo

Mexico City

Mexico City is the country’s capital, as well as the largest city of Mexico. Dental travelers from North America can quickly fly to Mexico City. Most major North American cities offer direct flights of only a few hours.


  • Dental Clinic
  • How to Reach
  • Tourism

Highlights

  • Location: 9 mins drive from Airport (MEX)
  • Clinic experience – over 30 year
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Highly experienced dental team
  • Guaranteed treatments

Mexico City Dentist

Dr. Guillermo Escamilla Morales

Dr. Guillermo Escamilla Morales | Mexico City Dentist
  • Expertise: Orthodontics
  • Education: Doctor of Dental Surgery, Specialty in Orthodontics

The nearest airport is Benito Juárez International Airport (MEX). It is a modern airport with easy access into town via buses, taxis, and a subway.

  • Airport: Aeropuerto Internacional Benito Juárez
  • Airport Code: IATA: MEX; ICAO: MMMX

How Safe is Mexico City?

  • A safe place for tourists.[11]ViaHero Is Mexico City Safe for Travel? “Mexico City is a safe place to trave…Mexico City takes safety seriously—the city has an incredibly high police-to-civilian ratio.” View in Article
  • The clinic location is in a very safe part of Mexico City.

Volcanoes and mountains surround the city. Iconic artwork, colonial architecture, and spicy cuisine offer tourists an endless array of activities that will satisfy any appetite.

The Palacio de Bellas Artes (Palace of Fine Arts)

The palace of fine arts is the grandest and one of the most iconic buildings in the historic center of Mexico City. It has hosted notable events in dance, music, opera, and literature in Mexico. It has also held important exhibitions of photography, sculpture, and painting.

Palace of Fine Arts | Mexico City

Monterrey

Monterrey, the most Americanised city, is located just 150 miles south of the Texas-Mexico border. This bustling city offers convenient proximity to Canadian and American dental tourists.


  • Dental Clinic
  • How to Reach
  • Tourism

Highlights

  • Location: 9 mins drive from Airport (MEX)
  • Clinic experience – over 50 years
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Mexican board-certified dentist
  • Guaranteed treatments

Monterrey Dentist

Dr. Gerardo Terán García

Dr. Gerardo Terán García | Monterrey Dentist
  • Expertise: Orthodontics, Endodontics, Prosthodontics, Periodontics, and Implantology
  • Education: Master of Dental Sciences, Master of postgraduate orthodontics

You can reach Monterrey by air or road.

  • Airport: General Mariano Escobedo Airport (MTY)
  • The drive from the Texas border at Laredo takes less than 3 hours.

How Safe is Monterrey?

  • The city is safe for tourists. However, increased caution is advised.[12]Travel Safe Abroad How Safe Is Monterrey for Travel? “There are parts of town that you would be wise to skip, but it is as safe as any US city of its size. Monterrey is much safer than it’s presented in the media: you can walk around, go to the malls, go running, and do your daily chores with no problems.” View in Article
  • Our partner clinic is located in a safe neighborhood.

Monterrey is surrounded by mountains and offers a unique mix of history, culture, and outdoor activities.

Fountain of Neptune in the Macroplaza

The striking fountain and sculpture portray Neptune – the Roman god of the sea. Around the fountain, you can find grassy lawns and paved walkways. It’s a perfect place to enjoy a picnic.

Fountain of Neptune | Monterrey Tourism

Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is located in the Jalisco state of Mexico. It is a beach city with some great beach resorts making it a perfect choice for dental tourism. US and Canadian travelers can get to Puerto Vallarta in a matter of hours.


  • Dental Clinic
  • How to Reach
  • Tourism

Highlights

  • Location: 5 min drive from Puerto Vallarta airport (PVR)
  • Clinic experience – over 20 years
  • State-of-the-art facility
  • Cutting edge technology
  • Experienced dentists
  • Free Wi-Fi and International calling facility

Puerto Vallarta Dentists

Dr. Arturo Pereyra

Dr. Arturo Pereyra | Puerto Vallarta Dentist

  • Expertise: Oral and aesthetic rehabilitation
  • Education: Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Experience: Over 7 years

Dr. Benjamín Valle

Dr. Benjamín Valle | Puerto Vallarta Dentist
  • Expertise: Endodontics, Prosthodontics, Cosmetic dentistry, and Restorative dentistry
  • Education: Specialist in Dental Implantology
  • Check out his full profile here

Most patients fly to Puerto Vallarta for their dental care. If you prefer driving, it is best to cross the border at Nogales, then take the Highway 15 toll road to Hermosillo.

  • Airport: Licenciado Gustavo Díaz Ordaz
  • Airport Code: IATA: PVR; ICAO: MMPR

How Safe is Puerto Vallarta?

  • Safety Index: 70; Overall risk: Low.[13]Travel Safe Abroad How Safe Is Puerto Vallarta for Travel? “Safety Index: 70; OVERALL RISK: LOW; MUGGING RISK: LOW; WOMEN TRAVELERS RISK: LOW; the locals who live in Vallarta rely heavily on the income that tourists put into the economy, and the locals are quite antagonistic against criminals who would jeopardize that.” View in Article
  • No travel restrictions from US travel advisory.[14]Travel.State.Gov Mexico Travel Advisory ” There are no restrictions on travel for U.S government employees to: Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Riviera Nayarit (including Puerto Vallarta),…” View in Article

Puerto Vallarta offers the ideal combination for a perfect trip – a mix of fantastic natural attractions, old-town appeal, and modern amenities. Its many beautiful beaches provide a variety of activities including, parasailing, scuba diving, and water-skiing.

Mermaid Statue

It is a bronze sculpture depicting one of the Greek Gods of the sea reaching out a Siren, Greek mythological creatures.

Mermaid Statue | Puerto Vallarta

Nuevo Laredo

Nuevo Laredo is a US-Mexico border city, easily reachable from Texas. The city represents many parts of Mexican culture while staying very close to the US borderland.


  • Dental Clinic
  • How to Reach
  • Tourism

Highlights

  • Location: 10 mins drive from US border
  • Clinic experience – over 22 years
  • Highly experienced dental team
  • Advanced technology
  • Latest equipment

Nuevo Laredo Dentist

Dr. Eduardo Soto

Dr. Eduardo Soto | Nuevo Laredo Dentist
  • Expertise: Periodontics and Implantology, Esthetic Dentistry, Oral rehabilitation
  • Education: Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Experience: Over 20 years

Nuevo Laredo is close to two large airports:

  • Laredo International Airport (LRD) – It has flights from many US cities
  • Quetzalcoatl International Airport (NLD) – It has direct connections to Mexico City.

You can quickly get into Nuevo Laredo from the Texas side by the International Bridges.

How Safe is Nuevo Laredo?

The clinic is located in a very safe neighborhood.

You can have a variety of activities to choose from in Nuevo Laredo.

  • Mercado Maclovio Herrera – Tourist-focused shopping like T-shirts and souvenirs.
  • Centro Cultural and Casa de la Cultura – Local artistry
  • The Museo Ferrocarril, or Railroad Museum – Gives an idea of the importance of the railway to the town’s development.

Nogales

Nogales is a Mexico-Arizona border town. The city is directly accessible to Arizona visitors coming from Tucson and other destinations. It also attracts tourists in search of affordable dental work.


  • Dental Clinic
  • How to Reach
  • Tourism

Highlights

  • Location: 7 mins drive from “Nogales Arizona”
  • Recently innovated spacious and modern clinic
  • State-of-the-art dental technology
  • Highly experienced dentists

Nogales Dentist

Dr. Hiram Ignacio Vazquez

Dr. Hiram Ignacio Vazquez | Nogales Dentist
  • Expertise: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Education: Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Experience: Over 11 years

You can fly or drive into Nogales, cross through one of two pedestrian border gates or take a dental clinic shuttle. Make sure to carry your US passport – you will need it for re-entry.

  • Airport: Nogales International Airport (NOG)
  • 10 mins drive from “Nogales Arizona” to “Nogales, Sonora Mexico.”

How Safe is Nogales?

The city is safe for tourists.[16]Jaunting Jen Is Nogales Safe? “First of all, the rumors of gun battles in the streets and drug trafficking on every corner are not true. We felt perfectly safe the entire time.” View in Article

The main tourist attractions in Nogales are the shops and street vendors near the border crossing. Many people cross the border specifically to purchase prescription drugs.[15]Frommer’s Things to see in Nogales “Many people now cross the border specifically to purchase prescription drugs…border town filled with tiny shops selling crafts and souvenirs…some of the better deals are on wool rugs…Pottery is another popular buy…” View in Article

  • Popular buy – Pottery, wool rugs, crafts, and souvenirs.
  • Plenty of restaurants and shops in Nogales, Mexico, are within walking distance of the border.
  • Many restaurants serve cheap margaritas and simple Mexican food.

Merida

Merida, also called the “White City,” is located near the Gulf of Mexico and the capital of the Yucatán region. The city’s sophisticated ambience will especially impress those looking for more than a beach holiday.


  • Dental Clinic
  • How to Reach
  • Tourism

Highlights

  • Location: 20 min drive from Merida International airport (MID)
  • Clinic experience – over 10 years
  • Latest technology and quick treatments
  • Experienced and qualified dentists

Merida Dentist

Dr. Guillermo Enrique Trujillo Losa

Dr. Guillermo Enrique Trujillo Losa | Merida Dentist
  • Certified Orthodontist. Entitled with Honors
  • Expertise: Orthodontist, CAD-CAM technology
  • Education: Orthodontist, Specialty Degree in Orthodontics

Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport (MID) is the city’s nearest airport. Other airports, like Cancun, also serve Merida-bound travelers.

How Safe is Merida?

Safety Index: 78; Overall risk: Low.[17]Travel Safe Abroad How Safe Is Merida for Travel? “Safety Index: 78; OVERALL RISK: LOW; Merida is a very safe city: in fact, many say that it’s the safest city in Mexico. “ View in Article

You can find plenty of museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, and everything else you possibly want in Merida. The city is blessed with ancient ruins, including the world-famous Chichen Itza and Tulum.

The famous resorts of Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and Tulum, are just three to four hours away by car.

Mayan Ruins

There are countless ancient Mayan ruins and beautiful blue cenotes (natural underground pools) around Merida. Plan for day trips to enjoy endless adventures around the city.

Mayan Ruins | Merida Tourism

Ciudad Juárez

Ciudad Juarez is yet another US-Mexico border town. It is very close to El Paso, Texas, conveniently reached by road. You can stay in El Paso. Cross the border in the morning and get your procedures done. Enjoy the rest of the day just exploring the city.


  • Dental Clinic
  • How to Reach
  • Tourism

Highlights

  • Location: 11 min drive from Ciudad Juárez International Airport (CJS)
  • Clinic experience – over 12 years
  • Professional dental team

Juárez Dentist

Dr. Daniel Jimenez Lujan

Dr. Daniel Jimenez Lujan | Ciudad Juarez Dentist
  • Expertise: Oral and Maxillofacial Implantology
  • Education: Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • Experience: Over 15 years

You can reach the place by land or air. Ciudad Juárez’s international airport (CJS) is situated in El Paso, Texas. You can also get to the Mexican city through 3 international bridges.

Check here to know more about the International Bridge Crossing.

How Safe is Ciudad Juárez?

Juárez is safe for tourists.[18]52 Perfect Days IS JUAREZ SAFE TO VISIT? “Juarez is safe. it is safer than many U.S. cities, especially for tourists.” View in Article

  • Visit Central Park, south of the city center. You can find family-friendly museums and botanical gardens here.
  • Learn about pre-Hispanic civilizations, visiting the Chamizal Museum of Archaeology in Chamizal Federal Public Park.
  • Paso del Norte Cultural Center – A place for live music and performing arts.
  • Shop for musical instruments, leather goods, and masks at the City Market.

How to Find a Good Dentist in Mexico?

Finding out the best dentist in Mexico can be a complex process. Even after selecting a location, you may still have hundreds of clinics to choose one. Hence, try to do as much research as possible into:

  • The dentist and the clinic.
  • Your specific treatment.
  • Treatment package inclusions & exclusions.
  • Travel practicalities.

Before you start your dental work in Mexico, here are some of the important things you need to note as you make your selection:

  • Choose an English-speaking dentist.
  • Check dentists’ credentials & experience.
  • Look for a dentist with a track record of treating international patients.
  • Find out where your after-care (if any) will occur.
  • Get to know the total number of visits required.
  • Check previous work – online comments, youtube patient testimonials.

MTC can help you with reliable information on dentists in Mexico. We ensure that only the best dentists make it to our site. For this, we

  • Conduct background checks on clinic facilities.
  • Check staff qualifications and professional memberships.
  • Verify their legal records and collect genuine patient reviews.

Are Mexican Dental Facilities Reliable?

Our patients have shared many positive dental tourism stories with us. Check out what they say about their experience in various Mexican dental destinations.


Is it Safe to Get Dental Work in Mexico?

Mexico adopts global health and hygiene standards. Its national destinations have obtained “Safe Travels” stamp from the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).[19]The Mazatlan Post The WTTC grants safe travel seals to destinations in Mexico “..Safe Travel Seal granted by the World Travel and Tourism Council…we are a destination with guidelines and quality standards in terms of health and hygiene…” View in Article

Thus, it is safe to travel to Mexico for dental work. Moreover, our partner clinics in Mexico adopt the highest safety and sterilization protocols for safe treatments.

Watch these videos to know how MTC partner dental clinics maintain the set standard of sterilization.


Sterilization Process in MTC Partner Clinics

Sanitization (COVID-FREE) Between Patients

Check out what our patients have to say about the safety and hygiene of our Mexico clinics.


Safety measures in Cancun dental clinic.

Cleanliness in Tijuana dental clinic.

Foreign Embassies in Mexico

AddressAssistance
United States of America
Paseo de la Reforma No. 305, Delegación Cuauhtemoc 06500 México, D. F. MexicoTelephone: (+52) (55) 5080-2000
Fax: (+52) (55) 5080-2005
Email:acsmexicocity@state.gov
Website: mx.usembassy.gov
Office hours: Monday-Friday: 8:30-17:30
Canada
Schiller no. 529, Colonia Bosque de Chapultepec Polanco,  Del. Miguel Hidalgo, 11580 Mexico City, Mexico.Telephone: (+52) 55 5724 7900
Fax: (+52) 55 5724 7980
Email: mex@international.gc.ca
Website: www.canadainternational.gc.ca/mexico-mexique/

Mexico Safety Tips for Smooth Travel

Here are a few things to remember while in Mexico

FAQs


  • Is the quality of dental care in Mexico the same as in the US?
  • Why do Americans go to Mexico for dental care?
  • How much does dental work cost in Mexico?
  • Why is it cheaper to get dental work done in Mexico?
  • How to pay for dental work in Mexico?
  • Can I use my dental insurance in Mexico?
  • Do dentists in Mexico speak English?
  • Do you need a passport to go to Mexico?
  • Can I drive in Mexico with my US driver’s license?
  • What is a Mexico tourist card, and who needs it?
Is the quality of dental care in Mexico the same as in the US?

Yes, the quality of dental care in our Mexico partner clinics is on par with international standards.

  • Our Mexican dentists are well qualified and highly experienced.
  • Many of them are certified and internationally trained.
  • Our partner clinics use cutting-edge technology and the best materials for dental work.
  • Many of them also offer a warranty for dental treatments
Why do Americans go to Mexico for dental care?

Getting dental work in Mexico is more convenient than going to other countries. The savings are enormous. Even a round trip will be more profitable than one implant procedure at home. This is the main reason for Americans driving to Mexico for dental treatment.

How much does dental work cost in Mexico?

Dental care in Mexico is 50-70% less than in the US or Canada. For example,

  • Teeth implants in Mexico are almost 1/4th of the US cost.
  • One can get porcelain veneers in Mexico for $350, while it is above $2000 in the US/Canada.
  • Root canal cost in Mexico is as low as $150, while it can cost you $1000 or more in the USA or Canada.
  • Braces in Mexico are almost half of the US price.
Why is it cheaper to get dental work done in Mexico?

It is possible to get the best and cheap dental care in Mexico with almost one-third the prices of the USA. The favorable exchange rates make dentist prices more affordable. The other driving factors for low costs are related to the medical culture of the country. These include:

  • Affordable medical education in Mexico.
  • Little to no education debt on dental practitioners.
  • No malpractice insurance.
  • Low cost of prescription medicines in Mexico, compared to the US.
How to pay for dental work in Mexico?

Mexican dentists accept the following payment options

  • Paypal
  • Wire transfer
  • Debit or credit cards
  • Cash: USD or local currency
  • Checks: Personal checks, traveler’s checks, cashier’s check
Can I use my dental insurance in Mexico?

Some of the U.S. or Canadian dental insurance providers compensate for dental work in Mexico. However, you may get the reimbursement at the “out-of-network” provider rate. Our Mexican clinics can help you prepare the paperwork to claim dental insurance.

Do dentists in Mexico speak English?

MTC partners with English-speaking dentists in Mexico. Our destination and case managers are also bilingual.

Do you need a passport to go to Mexico?

Yes, it is mandatory to present a valid passport at the time of entry into Mexico.

Can I drive in Mexico with my US driver’s license?

Yes, you can drive in Mexico with U.S. or Canadian driver’s licenses. But, remember, your Mexico Insurance policy will be valid only if you have a valid non-Mexican, driver’s license. Check here for more information on driving to Mexico.

What is a Mexico tourist card, and who needs it?

The FMM (Forma Migratoria Múltiple) or tourist is Mexico’s official entry immigration form. All foreign nationals (including children) visiting Mexico for tourism must have the FMM form filled and stamped.


Dental work in Mexico can be a good deal. But it can be challenging to search for good clinics and dentists. MTC does the job for you by connecting with reputed dentists in Mexico. Contact us for more information or inquire about a procedure


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