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Mini Dental Implants Abroad

Are you loosing teeth and struggling with low jaw bone structure? Mini Dental Implants Abroad can help you in this situation.

MDI is a minimally invasive implant which is affordable and the best solution for people with less mandibular spaces. Moreover it is approved by the FDA.[1]Journal of Interdisciplinary Dentistry
Mini dental implants: A flapless implant surgery for atrophic mandibular ridges
“Mini implants have been in use since about 1970, but were not considered as “permanent” implanted devices until April 1999 when they were cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). …”
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Cost of Mini Dental Implants Abroad

Mini dental implant cost in USA is around $1500. However, the same procedure will cost you nearly 1/3rd in countries like, Costa Rica, Mexico, Vietnam and India.

In this way, you will not only save on the treatment cost, but also enjoy a vacation in a handful of money.

The following table compares the mini dental implant prices in various countries.

Cost of MDI in USA, Costa Rica, Mexico, Vietnam & India
Country Cost
USA $1500
Mexico $450
Vietnam $440
Costa Rica $450
India $420

Why is the Cost of Mini Dental Implants Abroad lesser?

The reasons for such low costs are that:

  • Taxes, labour costs, operating costs, insurnce along with the cost to build a practice, are all lower in these countries.
  • Dentists don’t have to repay massive student’s debt, like that in the US.[2]STUDENT LOAN PLANNER
    Dentistry is the Number 1 Job in America for Debt
    “For many graduating with over $4,00,000 in negative net worth, the only way to make dentistry worth it is through practice ownership…”
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Procedure for Mini Dental Implant Abroad

Mini dental implants abroad is a simple and minimally abrasive procedure. The following steps discuss the procedure in brief.

Mini Dental Implant Abroad

Mini Dental Implant on lower jaw
  • First of all, the dentist reviews the jaw and marks the implant site.
  • Then he puntures the sites with a locator drill at a particular speed (1600 RMP).
  • No flaps are created and regular sterilized irrigation is used throughout the procedure.
  • Once the mini implant is introduced, it is properly screwed using a wrench.
  • Matching crown or denture (eg. snap-on-dentures) is mounted depending on the number of teeth needed.

Mini Dental Implant & Denture

Denture on MDI

Mini Dental Implant Vs Regular Implant

A mini dental implant (MDI) is an affordable dental treatment option. These are time-saving and are easy to apply.

Let us look at some of the major differences between a mini dental implant and regular implant.

Mini Dental Implant V/s Regular Implant
Features Mini Implant Regular Implant
Parts Single titanium screw[3]Pubmed
Dental, Mini-Implants
“Mini implants have a one-piece titanium screw with a ball-shaped head for denture stabilization or a square prosthetic head for fixed applications, instead of the classic abutment….”
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2 parts (implant + abtmnt)
Low Bone Thickness Recommended Not used
Cost Cheap Costly
Healing Time Short Long

Advantages and Disadvantages of Mini Dental Implant


  • Used for low jawbone structure
  • No need for Bone grafting
  • Customized to fit existing denture
  • Easily cleaned
  • Decreased post-operative morbidity
  • Binding agent or adhesives not needed


  • 2 MDIs needed at a time.
  • Short-term results only
  • Can fracture during placement
  • Limited tooth parallelism
  • Cannot withstand strong chewing forces
  • Doesn’t anchor the jaw like regular implants

Destinations for Mini Dental Implant Abroad


It is located on the south US Borders and offers the best option for people looking for a beach paradise.

MTC has partner dental clinics in:

  • Mexicali
  • Cancun

Costa Rica

It is a country known for its scintillating culture. Here, you will find tropical beaches and natural beauty to provide solace on your vacation.

MTC has partner dental clinic in:

  • San Jose


A tropical country with remarkable tourist destinations. From mountains to beaches, the country has everything for a traveller.

MTC has partner dental clinic in:

  • Chandigarh


This Asian country is famous for its rivers, beaches, Buddhist pagodas and the bustling cities.

MTC has partner dental clinic in:

  • Hanoi

Which is the Best Country for Mini Dental Implants Abroad?

The best country for a mini dental implant is usually the one that saves money & it is nearby. For Americans Mexico, and Costa Rica may be the best options.

For Australians, Vietnam fits the bill while for Europeans, Poland & Hungary are favourite dental implant destinations abroad.

Due to the affordability factor, India is the most upcoming dental destination in the world.

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