Are you looking to have perfectly aligned white teeth with a smile that speaks your soul? Merida, the ‘White City’ is a way to go with high-quality dental work at low-priced brackets.

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Best Dentist in Merida, Mexico

Merida is a 450-years old colonial town[1] in the northern part of Yucatan. It has easy access to the world.[2] Moreover, a fusion of tradition, landscapes, food, and human warmth, makes it a perfect tourist destination.[3]

Considering dental tourism, Mexico is expanding its worth with high-quality dental care at affordable prices. Dental patients from all over the global hemisphere, especially the USA and Canada, have been traveling to Mexico for years.[4]

In the US, citizens have a private health system, one of the most sophisticated and advanced in the world, but also the most expensive and without enough health insurance for vulnerable groups, such as the elderly.[5]

What Is the Cost of Dental Work in Merida

When it comes to quality dental work in Merida, people often enjoy low-cost dental services. Now, let us glance at dental work prices in Merida compared to dental prices in the USA and Canada.

Dental Work Avg. Cost Comparison (USD)
Procedure Merida Yucatan U.S.A. Canada
Titanium Implant $1,725 $5,000 $4,600
All-on-4 Implants Per Jaw $9,750 $24,000 $22,000
All-on-6 Implants Per Jaw $10,750 $28,000 $26,000
Complete Denture - Single Jaw $5,325 $2,000 $1,840
Porcelain Crowns $370 $1,800 $1,655
Ceramic Crown $500 $1,500 $1,380
Zirconia Crown $500 $2,000 $1,840
Porcelain Veneer $500 $2,500 $2,300
*Price may vary depending on the complexity of the case

Merida dental prices are lower when compared to the US and Canada. Here are some highlights of the cost difference:

  • The cost of dental implants in the US ranges from $24,000 to $28,000 and in Canada from $22,000 to $26,000. Comparing the dental prices in Merida, it is up to 59% lower than the same quality of dental implant in the US and Canada.
  • Dental crowns in the US have a price range from $1,800 to $2,000 and in Canada from $1,655 to $1,840. Compared to Mexico's dental prices, crowns are up to 80% cheaper than the same type and quality of crown in the US and Canada.
  • The price of dental veneers in the US is $2,500, and in Canada, it is $2,300. Americans and Canadians can save up to 78%% for the same type and quality of veneers in Merida, Yucatan.

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Why Visit a Dentist in Merida

Considering the dental experience, Merida has some of the best dental clinics with great practicing dentists. Furthermore, various factors add to the growing popularity of the town as a dental tourism destination. Some of these are:

Low-Cost Dental Procedures

Merida Mexico dental prices are comparatively 59% to 80% lower than that in the US. When considering patients from Canada, the prices are around 62% to 78% lower back home.

However, the cost may have a slight variation depending on the prosthesis brand, quality of material used, and the type of treatment.

Low-Cost of Living

Mexico offers a small-town lifestyle where you can live like a millionaire at the cost of a middle-class living.[6] Moreover, the cost of running a dental clinic with inexpensive real estate, transportation, electricity, and healthcare is low.

This, in turn, paves the way for affordable dental procedures.

State-of-Art Technologies

Merida dental clinics are equipped with modern and advanced dental technologies. A known dental supply store, DOMS, is situated in Merida.

For local dental clinics, this gives easy and affordable access to high standards of dental equipment.[7]

High Hygiene Standards

The majority of the dental clinics in Merida follow the OSHA regulations to ensure a high level of dental hygiene standards. Moreover, the Mexico Dental Association is a member of the World Dental Federation, a professional world of dentistry.[8]

If you are still finding the answers to why visit a dentist in Merida, the cost comparison works to confirm your decision to travel to Merida for quality dental care.

  • In the US, the cost of all-on-4 implants is $24,000, and all-on-6 is $28,000. The cost of dental implants in Merida ranges from $9,750 to $10,750. Americans can save 59% on all-on-4 dental implants and 61% on all-on-6 implants.
  • In the US, the cost of dental crowns falls between $1800 and $2000. In Merida, the price ranges from $370 to $500. Americans can save 80% on dental crowns back home.
  • In Canada, the cost of titanium implants is $4600, and the Merida, Mexico dental price is $1725. As a result, Canadians can save 62.5% for titanium implants in Merida, Mexico.
  • The cost of crowns and veneers in Canada falls between $1300 and $2300. On the other hand, the price in Merida ranges from $370 to $500. As a result, Canadians can save 78% on dental crowns and veneers back home.

And this makes one have a healthy smile, worth the trip. From crowns to dental implants, you will get the price and quality you are looking for.

Who Is the Best Dentist in Merida

When talking about dentists in Merida, delivering quality dental care at affordable prices is their forte. Few such names in the world of Merida dentistry with their specializations include the following:

Dr. Guillermo Trujillo Losa
Dr. Guillermo Trujillo Losa

5+ years



Pediatrics Dentist, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Examinations, Dental Hygienist, Dental Technician, Invisalign, Orthodontics


Universidad Latinoamericana

  • Member of Yucatan Dental Association
  • Mexican Association of Orthodontics
Dr. Carlos Ruben Puc Us
Dr. Carlos Ruben Puc Us

5+ years



General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Examinations

  • Participated in Ibero-Latin American Congress of Odontology for ‘Healthy Living in the Dental profession, Manzamillio, Colima
  • Second in the Knowledge Contest in Cultural Scientific Week of the Faculty of Dentistry, Merida, 2008
Dr. Elia Margarita Novelo Vargas
Dr. Elia Margarita Novelo Vargas

5+ years

Bachelor Degree in Odontology


Prosthodontics, Oral Health Specialist, Cosmetic Dentistry


Autonomous University of Yucatan

  • Conference on Updates in the Management of Odontogenic Infection, Merida 2007
  • Congress of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Longitudinal Refresher Course in Oral Health, Merida 2016
Dr. Rodrigo Zetina
Dr. Rodrigo Zetina

5+ years



Periodontics, Implantology, Oral Surgery

  • Professional Title of Specialist in Periodontics
  • Diploma in Predictable Implantology

All the dentists in Merida dental clinic are highly qualified and internationally trained, working to deliver optimal results.

Which Is the Best Dental Clinic in Merida


From primary dental care to cosmetic treatment, you get a comprehensive range of dental services at the clinic.

  • Orthodontics
  • Pediatric dentistry
  • Endodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthesis
  • Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Implantology
  • Bichectomy
  • Plasma Application
  • Botox Application
  • Mesotherapy
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Hyaluronic Acid

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What Are the Popular Tourist Attractions in Merida

If you aspire to have an enjoyable and enriching travel experience, Merida is a city inviting you to have loads of fun and entertainment.

Apart from dental or health tourism, it has varied tourism types, including ecological, nature, cultural, and convention.[9]

The famous attractions include:

Festival - ‘The Day of the Dead’

A huge feast day beautified with candle decorations, bright marigolds, and red cockscombs to invite and welcome dead souls’ homecoming.

Celebrated on 2nd November, it is an interesting festival to honor all the loved ones who are dead and gone.[10]

Festival - ‘The Day of the Dead’

Festival - ‘The Day of the Dead’

Cuisine - Los Almendros

A hot favorite of people to relish the typical and authentic Yucatecan cuisines like Panuchos, Sopa de Lima, and Cochinita Pibil.

Tourist Spot - Scorpion Reef

It is the largest coral structure of Mexico, displaying a cluster of five islands. It also has a UNESCO-protected coral reef and a lighthouse on the main island.[11]

Shopping - Handicrafts & Clothing

Merida is famous for handicrafts, guayabera, and huipiles. Guayaberas are loose-fitting shirts worn by local men, and huipiles are traditional garments worn by Mexican women.[12]

Considering safety, it is a safe city to travel to.[13] Leveraging the safety concerns, Yucatan is one of the safest states in Mexico[14], a country that stands at Level 2 according to the US Department of State Travel Advisory.[15]

So, overall, Merida is an excellent place to travel if you are looking to have a splendid, comfortable, and safe experience during your dental visit to the city.

How Can You Reach Merida

Merida is geographically situated in just the right place with easy access to global travelers through the land, air, and water.[16]

The Land Route

  • The city is well-connected with modern roads to the state nationally and internationally.
  • If living in Mexico or across the border in the US's neighboring regions, you can drive to Merida without any hassle.

The Air Route

  • The nearest airport is Manuel Crescencio Rejón International Airport (MID) in Merida. This is located at a distance of 26 minutes from our partner clinic.
  • Another airport around the town is Chichén Itzá in the Municipality of Kaua. This airport is located at a driving distance of 1 Hour, 37 Minutes from the dental clinic in Merida.

Merida is geographically situated in just the right place with easy access to global travelers through the land, air, and water.[16]


The cost of dental implants in Merida falls between $9,750 and $10,750.

  • All-on-4: $9,750 per arch
  • All-on-6: $10,750 per arch

The cost of 4 in 1 dental implant is $9,750 for one arch in Merida. Considering a full-mouth restoration, the cost is close to $20,000 instead of $30,000-150,000 in the USA.

This offers a considerable saving of up to 59% to Americans and Canadians visiting Merida to get their dental implants.

The cost of dental crowns in Mexico ranges from $370 to $500, depending on the crown.

  • Porcelain Crown: $370
  • Zirconia Crown: $500
  • Ceramic Crown: $500

No, the dental clinic in Merida, Yucatan, does not have any special arrangements. However, Medical Tourism Corporation recommends Fiesta Americana, El Conquistador, and Hyatt, all situated at a driving distance of 7 minutes.

Yes, the dental clinic has English-speaking dentists to provide an accessible communication mode to international dental patients.

Yes, our partner clinic in Merida, Yucatan, offers single-trip or immediate-load implants. However, this is subject to the dental needs and condition of the patient.

Yes, Merida is a safe place to travel. However, some preventive measures need to be taken to have a pleasant experience.

CDC and WHO recommend the following vaccines[17]:

Disease  Mode of Infection Why Vaccination is Required Preventive Measures
Hepatitis A Food & Water Disease Endemic to Mexico Maintain Personal Hygiene
Hepatitis B Blood and Body Fluids Increased Number of Tourists Due to Low-Cost Medical Procedures Say Cautious Alert When You Go for Medical Procedures
Typhoid Food & Water Poor Sanitation Infrastructure Maintain Personal Hygiene
Cholera Food & Water Foodborne Infections Are High in Mexico Maintain Personal Hygiene
Rabies The saliva of Infected Animals High-Risk Country for Rabies Vaccinate Your Pets

Choose Merida to improve your oral health with high-quality dental care and guidance. Pressured by the high cost of dental treatment in your country? Again, at this point, dental work in Merida Yucatan, Mexico, can be the best escape.

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