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Dental Work in Cabo, Mexico

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]LABS NEWS How Mexico became a top global destinationMexico has enjoyed its status as a prime tourist destination for decades. The nation has long had a reputation as a top global tourist destination, particularly from the neighbouring United States.”View in Article 25% of dental tourists in Mexico is from the US.[2] International Journal of Contemporary Dental and Medical Reviews The business and pleasure of teeth: Dental tourism“A well-known dental tourism destination is Mexico, which comes from its nearness to the United States, from where 25% of the worldwide dental tourists are coming.” View in Article

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)

ProcedureUSACanadaCabo
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.


Why get Dental Work in Cabo

Affordability

  • 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]International Living How Much Does it Cost to Live in Mexico? “The quality of your life improves in Mexico. Goods and services cost less…so you can afford the kinds of luxuries.” View in Article

English-Speaking Dentists

  • 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]How Widely Spoken is English in Mexico? “English is however much more prevalent in the major tourist destinations and towards the Northern border with the USA.” View in Article

Relaxing Vacation

  • 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’s Fast

  • 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.

Patient Satisfaction

  • 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.

Top Dental Clinic in Cabo

Advanced Cabo Dentistry

5.0 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Google Ratings

It is one of the top clinics in San José del Cabo, Mexico. The dentists here are specialists in implantology and cosmetic restorations.

Advanced Cabo Dentistry | Dental Work in Cabo

The clinic has an in-house laboratory with all equipment and technology from Germany and Sweden. It is lead by Jochen Parnt, who is an expert dental technician. He had worked in high-end dental laboratories for more than 35 years.

The clinic uses state-of-the-art technologies. Like:

  • 3-D CT scan
  • Onsite CAD/CAM technology

The clinic uses these two software (CAD/CAM) to design dental pieces with exact precision in less time. The clinic also uses a 3 tier sterilization protocol and an autoclave.


Dental Chair | Dental Work in Cabo


Dental Clinic | Dental Work in Cabo


Dental Work in Cabo



Prof. Dr. H.C. Thomas Koty is the chief dentist at Advanced Cabo Dentistry. He is a renowned German specialist. He has worked as an implantology specialist for 25 years.

Dr H.C. Koty | Dental Work in Cabo

During this period, he has managed many international clinics. Dr. Koty has constantly updated his knowledge in international postgraduate education, including Harvard training. He has also been an author for many postgraduate books on implantology.

Services Offered

  • Implantology
  • Restorative Dentistry
  • Cosmetic Dentistry

Getting an appointment in the clinic is easy and flexible. Contact us to help you with the entire process.


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.


  • Popular Tourist Places
  • Activities to do
  • Cabo Food
  • Travel Tips for Cabo

Land’s End (El Arco)

  • Land’s End is a very popular landmark in Cabo San Lucas. This is the place where two beaches, Playa del Amor and Playa del Divorcio, meet.
  • The beaches’ rock formations were created by the rough winds and seas of the southern Baja Peninsula.
  • You can take a cruise around Lands End to check out some of the great rock forms.

Land’s End (El Arco) | Dental Tourism in Cabo

Distance from the clinic: 19.5 miles (≈ 30 min)

Playa del Amor (Lover’s Beach)

  • This is one of the top-rated beaches of Cabo San Lucas.[5]10 Best Cabo San Lucas Travel Guide “Playa del Amor is one the Los Cabos area’s most beautiful beaches, and a perfect spot for a romantic picnic.” View in Article
  • It should be a mandatory stop for all visitors. It is perfect for swimming and snorkeling.
  • The formation of the limestone rock beautifully stands in contrast to the blue sky. You can access this beach via water taxi from the Cabo San Lucas marina.

Playa Del Amor | Dental Tourism in Cabo

Distance from the clinic: 20.3 miles (≈ 31min)

Chileno Beach

  • Chileno Beach is also known as Playa Chileno.
  • You will love Chileno Beach’s cream-colored shore.
  • You can easily access this beach by bus from both Cabo San Lucas and San José del Cabo. This is an ideal place for snorkeling.

Chileno Beach | Dental Tourism in Cabo

Distance from the clinic: 9.9 miles (≈14 min)

Puerto Los Cabos Golf Course

  • Located close to our partner clinic is this golf course. It is a 27 hole destination golf course.
  • The city is one of the top places in the world to play golf.[6]Mexperience Experience San Jose del Cabo “The climate in Baja California Sur is ideal for golf all year-round, and the region is one of the top venues in the world where golf is played.” View in Article
  • Moreover, the climate in this location is just perfect for playing golf throughout the year. You can visit Puerto Los Cabos Golf Course and simply enjoy great golf in Mexico.

Puerto Los Cabos Golf Course | Dental Tourism in Cabo

Distance from the Clinic: 3.9 miles (≈10 min)

San José Estuary

  • This Estuary is an obligatory stop for more than 200 species of migratory birds.
  • It is a freshwater lagoon that stretches over 2,000 acres. This is a safe shelter for many wildlife.
  • You can hike through the grounds to spend the day enveloped in nature.

San José Estuary | Dental Tourism in Cabo

Distance from the clinic: 2.2 miles (≈ 6 min)

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]Goats on The Road 21 Things To Do in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico “Swimming with whale sharks is an experience you’ll never forget. It does come at a price though — day trips to La Paz to snorkel with whale sharks start from about $190USD but it’s worth every penny.” View in Article 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]Discovery There’s A Hidden Beach In Mexico Called Playa del Amor “Playa del Amor has become a popular tourist spot for romantic adventurers, so several tour companies will provide day excursions.” View in Article

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]Los Cabos Guide Playa el Médano or Medano Beach “Whether you choose an activity such as swimming, jet skiing, kayaking, waterskiing, banana boating, parasailing and volleyball or just want to hang out and enjoy the beach parties, you’re sure to have a good time here.” View in Article

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]Jose Ole Discover why you love Mexican food so much. “Mexican food is well known all around the globe because of its delicious taste and recipes.” View in Article Some of the popular food item in Cabo are:

Chilaquiles

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.

Guacamole

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.

Taco

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

Elote

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.

Enchiladas

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] Travel.State.Gov Crossing the U.S. – Mexico Border by Land “U.S. citizens must present a valid U.S. passport book or card, in addition to an entry permit (Forma Migratoria Multiple or FMM) issued by Instituto Nacional de Migración (INM).” View in Article 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 CityTo CityTravel timeStops
San Diego [SAN]San Jose del [SJD]02 hr 05minNon-stop (Alaska Airlines)
Dallas [DFW]San Jose del [SJD]02 hr 49minNon-stop (American Airlines)
Houston [HOU]San Jose del [SJD]02 hr 55minNon-stop (Southwest Airlines)
Chicago [ORD]San Jose del [SJD]04 hr 39minNon-stop (American Airlines)
Florida [MCO]San Jose del [SJD]06 hr 59min1-stop; Layover in Dallas
*flight data taken from google flights

To reach Cabo from Canada, you can take a flight to Mexico:

From CityTo CityTravel timeStops
Toronto [YYZ]San Jose del [SJD]04 h 25 minNon-Stop (Air Canada)
Calgary [YYZ]San Jose del [SJD]04 h 21 minNon-Stop (Westjet)
Montreal [YUL]Mexico City [MEX]06 h 05 minNon-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 minNon-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



By Foot

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

Taxi

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.

Car

Another economical way to explore the city is by car.

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

Water taxis

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.

Bus

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]Cabo San Lucas Getting around in Cabo San Lucas & Los Cabos “The buses are a very convenient way to get from Cabo San Lucas to San Jose del Cabo and the beaches and resorts in the Tourist Corridor.” View in Article


FAQs Dental Work in Cabo, Mexico


  • Why is dental work in Cabo, Mexico, cheap?
  • Why are Mexican dentists cheaper?
  • Does Cabo, Mexico, offer quality dental work?
  • Is it safe to have dental work done in Mexico?
  • Is Cabo, Mexico safe for tourists?
  • Are dental appointments readily available and flexible in Cabo?
  • Does the clinic offer any warranty/guarantee for the dental treatments?
  • Does the clinic provide airport pick-up and drop-off?
  • How far is the dental clinic from the hotel zone in Cabo?
  • Which languages does the dental staff in Cabo speak?
  • How is sterilization done in the clinics in Cabo?
  • How do clinics in Cabo accept payments?
  • Do I need to bring pesos to Cabo?
  • How much is a taxi from Cabo San Lucas to the airport?
  • Are there any vaccines needed before going to Cabo, Mexico?
Why is dental work in Cabo, Mexico, cheap?

Salaries for dentists and staff are comparatively lower than those in the United States.[13]Cabo San Lucas U.S. seniors head to Mexico for cheaper dental care “Mexico has lower costs because of cheaper labor and fewer regulatory requirements.” View in Article
Due to this, the final cost of treatment is cheaper.

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

Why are Mexican dentists cheaper?

Mexican dentist offers cheaper services because:

  • Subsidized Dental Education

The Mexican government provides dental education for free or at subsidized prices.[14]San Fernando Sun Affordable Dentistry Services in Foreign Countries Very Appealing to US Customers “Dental education in a public dental institution in Mexico is free or subsidized because of government support.” View in Article

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.

Does Cabo, Mexico, offer quality dental work?

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%.

Is it safe to have dental work done in Mexico?

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

Is Cabo, Mexico safe for tourists?

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.

Are dental appointments readily available and flexible in Cabo?

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

Does the clinic offer any warranty/guarantee for the dental treatments?

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.

Does the clinic provide airport pick-up and drop-off?

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

How far is the dental clinic from the hotel zone in Cabo?

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

Which languages does the dental staff in Cabo speak?

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

How is sterilization done in the clinics in Cabo?

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

How do clinics in Cabo accept payments?

Our partner clinic accepts payment by:

  • Credit card
  • Debit card
  • Cash
  • Wire transfer
Do I need to bring pesos to Cabo?

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

How much is a taxi from Cabo San Lucas to the airport?

One way trip from Cabo to the airport or vice versa will cost you $70.[15] Travel US News Cabo San Lucas Travel Guide? “Taxis costs upward of $70 to get from the airport to any of the hotel areas in Cabo San Lucas.” View in Article

Are there any vaccines needed before going to Cabo, Mexico?

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

Medical Tourism Corporation can help you in planning your trip for dental work in Cabo, Mexico. Contact us for a free quote!

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