Mexico is a prime tourist destination, particularly for the United States and Canada. Affordable dental work in Cabo, Mexico, is one of the main reasons for attracting international tourists.

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It has been rated as one of the top tourist destinations.[1] 25% of dental tourists in Mexico is from the US.[2]

You can get low-cost and high-quality dental treatment in Cabo. You can also choose to relax on amazing beaches between your appointments. This combination makes Cabo an excellent dental tourism destination.

Cost of Dental Work in Cabo

Dental treatment in Cabo is affordable for everyone. Wondering how much will teeth cost you in Cabo? The below-mentioned cost table compares dental work in Cabo with that of the USA and Canada.

Dental Work Cost Comparison (USD)
Procedure USA Canada Cabo
Mini Dental Implant $1,500 $816 $450
Single Dental Implant $5,000 $4,600 $990
Porcelain crown $1,800 $1,655 $450
Zirconium crown $2,000 $1,840 $450
Simple bone grafting $1,200 $1,000 $300
Sinus lift (one side) $2,500 $2,000 $1,500
RCT (front) $1,100 $1,000 $320
RCT (back) $1,500 $1,300 $320
Veneers (Zirconia) $2,000 $1,800 $450
Teeth Whitening $1,000 $650 $100

While a single implant costs 5 grand in States, one can get it for less than 1,000 in Cabo. Such huge savings are an even sweeter deal when you know the prosthesis brands are the same.

The above table shows you can save up to 70% on getting dental care in Cabo. Brands used at our recommended clinic include Nobel and Straumann for implants and Emax and Zirconia for crowns.

Please Note: A fee of USD 60 is charged from the patient for consultation. If the patient undergoes any treatment, then the consultation fee gets nullified.

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Why get Dental Work in Cabo

  • Dental work in Cabo costs up to 70% less than in the U.S.
  • As compared to the US, the standard of living in Mexico is not that high. You can afford all kinds of luxuries at a lower cost.[3]

  • Spanish is the official language in Mexico. But tourist influence has widely promoted the use of English here.
  • People in the main tourist places like Cabo can speak English frequently.[4]

  • This Mexican city attracts millions of tourists every year.
  • Its picturesque beaches, beautiful marine life, and various exciting activities make Cabo an unforgettable beach vacation.

  • It might take several weeks to make a dental crown or a bridge in the U.S. However, these items usually take a few days to complete in Mexico.
  • Our partner clinic has an in-house dental lab, which helps to speed up the process.

  • Patients visiting our partner clinic were very pleased with their services. They highly recommend this clinic.
  • Check out the patient testimonials for Advanced Cabo Dentistry.

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The University of Freiburg

  • Master of Science in Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry
  • An author for many postgraduate books on implantology

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Dental Tourism in Cabo, Mexico

Cabo is also known as Los Cabos. Together with its twin sister city, San José del Cabo, Cabo San Lucas is known as Los Cabos. It is popularly known for its beaches, scuba diving locations, world-class resorts, and marine life. Here is a guide to help you make your trip to Cabo cheerful.

Swim with Whale Sharks

Swim with Whale Sharks | Dental Tourism in Cabo

  • This is one of the incredible things you can do in La Paz (97 miles from Cabo).
  • Whale sharks are vegan, and they will peacefully swim around you.
  • Snorkeling with a whale shark will cost you approximately USD 190.[7] Though it is expensive, it is worth enjoying.

Take a Swim On Lover’s Beach (Playa del Amor)

Swim On Lover’s Beach | Dental Tourism in Cabo

  • If you love swimming, lover’s Beach is just perfect for you.
  • You should go there as early as possible. The beach gets quite busy during the middle of the day.
  • Playa del Amor is a popular tourist place for romantic adventurers. You can go for a day excursion provided by the tour companies.[8]

Jet Skiing, Kayaking & Parasailing at Medano Beach

Jet Skiing at Medano Beach | Dental Tourism in Cabo

  • Medano Beach is the prime beach in Cabo for all sorts of water sports.
  • It is within walking distance from the center of the city.
  • Whether you choose parasailing, kayaking, jet Skiing, or paddleboard or you can hang out and enjoy beach parties, you are sure to have good times.[9]

Dance The Night Away at El Squid Roe

  • Come out of your comfort zone, grab your dinner, and drink at El Squid Roe. It’s an exciting combination of a restaurant and a bar with live entertainment.
  • With cocktails in glasses and music, this bar will keep you dancing all night long.
  • They’re open every night and serve dinner from 6 pm.

Take a Sunset Sailing Cruise

Sunset Sailing Cruise | Dental Tourism in Cabo

  • For a spectacular sunset experience, you should take a magnificent 50-foot sailboat from the marina (a fishing destination).
  • The cruise will take you out to the sea. It will also offer you an attractive sunset view of EI Arco.
  • With wine, cocktails, or ice-cold beer in hand, you can watch the beautiful sun setting down the horizon.

Go on a Shopping Trip

Shopping Brands | Dental Tourism in Cabo

  • There are luxury shopping centers in Cabo San Lucas.
  • In Puerto Paraiso mall, you will find souvenirs, accessories, trinkets, and beach fashion.
  • This mall leads the way to Luxury Avenue, which is a leading shopping center. Here you will find brands like Louis Vuitton, Chanel, and YSL.

Watch the Seals Jump

Seals Jumping | Dental Tourism in Cabo

  • You will find seals all over Marina in Cabo San Lucas.
  • Watching them swimming and playing is one of the unforgettable things that you can do.

Mexican food is very famous all over the globe.[10] Some of the popular food item in Cabo are:


Food: Chilaquiles | Dental Tourism in Cabo

It is a popular traditional breakfast, a combination of lightly fried corn tortillas cut into quarters. It is then topped with red or green salsa or cheese.


Food: Guacamole | Dental Tourism in Cabo

This is a traditional sauce made from mashed-up avocados, tomatoes, onions, lemon juice, and chili peppers. Guacamole is generally eaten with tortilla chips.


It is a traditional Mexican dish. It is made with corn or wheat tortilla filled with marlin, shrimp, pork, or beef.

Food: Tacos | Dental Tourism in Cabo


Food: Elote | Dental Tourism in Cabo

This is the Mexican name for corn. The corn is boiled and coated with salt, lime, chili powder, and cheese. It is then served with a stick to be consumed as ice cream.


Food: Enchiladas | Dental Tourism in Cabo

These are corn and flour tortillas filled with seafood, meat, cheese, vegetables, beans, or a combination of all of the above. The stuffed tortillas are then coated in chili sauce, thus making it a perfect Mexican breakfast.

What’s more, the food is very affordable:

  • A basic lunch with drink: USD 7
  • Combo meal in fast food restaurant: USD 5.46
  • 1 Litre Milk: USD 0.76
  • 0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket: USD 1.40
  • Bread for two for one day: USD 1.50

Credit Cards - Accepted

Almost everywhere in Mexico, international credit cards are accepted. But you should carry your govt. ID as some cities verify your identity for any transaction.

Carry ‘Pesos’ - Local Currency

Cash is still the king in many places, like small restaurants or boutique hotels. So carry some local currency, pesos, with you.

Gather Your Passport

You need to carry your passport when entering Mexico from the United States by air.[11] U.S citizens who enter Mexico by land or sea needs to carry a U.S passport card.

Please note: There is no requirement for a tourist visa for United States travelers (for stays up to 180 days).

Mexican Food is Remarkably Diverse

Mexican cuisine is not limited just to tacos. Rather it comes in with unlimited regional and local variations. Other than tacos, you should also sample a variety of street food.

Please Note: Our partner clinic can also help you with a list of things you can do in Cabo.

How to Reach Cabo, Mexico

Los Cabos International Airport [SJD] receives international flights from the USA and Canada.

Some major airlines that fly into Los Cabos are Aeroméxico, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, United Airlines, US Airways, Virgin America, VivaAerobus, Volaris, and WestJet.

To reach Cabo from the United States, you can take flights to Cabo:
From City To City Travel time Stops
San Diego [SAN] San Jose del [SJD] 02 hr 05min Non-stop (Alaska Airlines)
Dallas [DFW] San Jose del [SJD] 02 hr 49min Non-stop (American Airlines)
Houston [HOU] San Jose del [SJD] 02 hr 55min Non-stop (Southwest Airlines)
Chicago [ORD] San Jose del [SJD] 04 hr 39min Non-stop (American Airlines)
Florida [MCO] San Jose del [SJD] 06 hr 59min 1-stop; Layover in Dallas
*flight data taken from google flights
To reach Cabo from Canada, you can take a flight to Mexico:
From City To City Travel time Stops
Toronto [YYZ] San Jose del [SJD] 04 h 25 min Non-Stop (Air Canada)
Calgary [YYZ] San Jose del [SJD] 04 h 21 min Non-Stop (Westjet)
Montreal [YUL] Mexico City [MEX] 06 h 05 min Non-Stop (Aeromexico)
From Mexico City, you can take a non-stop flight to San José Del [SJD].
Mexico City [MEX] San Jose del [SJD] 02 hr 15 min Non-Stop (Aeromexico)
*flight data taken from google flights

How to Get Around in Cabo

To get around the city, Cabo has some excellent affordable options. You can explore the place on foot, car, bus, taxi, and water taxi.

Getting Around in Cabo

Water Taxi | Dental Tourism in Cabo

Red Bus | Dental Tourism in Cabo

One of the economic ways to explore the city is by foot. Sites in Cabo & San José del are clustered; hence it’s walkable.

It is easy to find and widely available. The cost of taxi rides in Cabo is expensive compared to other modes of transport. A taxi ride from the airport to the hotel or vice-versa will cost you USD 70. Though you can negotiate the rates, it will still be on the higher side.

Please note: You don’t need to worry about your transportation from the airport to the hotel or vice-versa. Our partner clinic provides free airport pick-up and drop-off facilities for their patients.

Another economical way to explore the city is by car.

Options to rent a car Must-Haves to Hire a Car
  • Credit card
  • Min. 25 years of age
  • Mexican or US license

This clusters near the downtown marina. It takes you to the famous beaches in Cabo & San José del. Though these taxis are not metered, the rates are affordable.

It is a convenient and affordable way to see the gorgeous city. You can also take a bus ride from Cabo San Lucas to San José del Cabo and vice versa. Fares are usually $2.50 each way from one town to the other.[12]

FAQs Dental Work in Cabo, Mexico

Salaries for dentists and staff are comparatively lower than those in the United States.[13] Due to this, the final cost of treatment is cheaper.

Hence many Americans tend to opt for dental work in Cabo, Mexico.

Mexican dentist offers cheaper services because:

  • Subsidized Dental Education

The Mexican government provides dental education for free or at subsidized prices.[14]

Therefore, there is no debt on the dentists. In addition, it heavily lessens the chances of overcharging their service.

  • Lower Cost of Living in Mexico

As compared to the USA, the standard of living in Mexico is not so high. People there prefer living a simple life. Hence the total cost of living in Mexico is much less. This helps the Mexican dentist to charge an affordable rate.

Yes. Our partner clinic uses brands like Nobel and Straumann for implants and Emax and Zirconia for crowns. The success rate of dental treatment here is 96%.

Yes, It is safe to get dental work in Mexico.

Cabo is a safe city to visit. It is a popular tourist destination among many foreigners. You can freely explore the city without worrying about its safety.

Yes, getting an appointment in our partner clinic is very easy and flexible. Contact us to help you with the entire process.

Yes, our partner clinic offers:

  • Five-year warranty on all restorations
  • Ten-year warranty for implants

Please note: It does not guarantee implants for smokers or patients with certain medical conditions such as osteoporosis or lupus.

Yes, our partner clinic offers free airport pick-up and drop-off facilities for their patients.

The hotel zone is at San José del Cabo. Our partner clinic is located in the same place.

Dentists and staff in our partner clinic speak in English and Spanish.

The clinic uses a 3 tier sterilization protocol and an autoclave.

Our partner clinic accepts payment by:

  • Credit card
  • Debit card
  • Cash
  • Wire transfer

Yes. Many small places like restaurants and hotels prefer cash in local currency.

One way trip from Cabo to the airport or vice versa will cost you $70.[15]

Before your trip to Cabo, make sure your children are up-to-date on their routine vaccines:

  • Measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine
  • Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine
  • diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine
  • Polio vaccines
  • Yearly flu shot

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