Dental Holiday in Mexico: Secrets Revealed!
A dental holiday in Mexico is what you need if treatments in the US are too expensive and you lack dental insurance. Would you like to spend 40-80% less on high-quality dentistry while enjoying an unforgettable vacation?
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Intrigued? Keep reading to learn how all-inclusive dental packages in Mexico can restore your smile.
Mexico Dental Tourism Packages
We offer various services, facilities, dentists, and technologies in our economical dental vacation packages in Mexico.
They allow you to restore your teeth and enjoy a pleasant holiday without spending too much.
See what our partner clinics offer in these packages.
A dental vacation in Mexico allows you to receive world-class treatments from renowned clinics.
These clinics have been serving local and international patients for years and provide comprehensive care in areas like:
- Root Canals
- Laser Dentistry
- General Dentistry
- Oral and Maxillofacial
- Full Mouth Restoration
- Dental Crown & Bridges
- Veneers & Smile Design
- Dentures & Dental Implants
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Some clinics even offer single-trip implants depending on the dental conditions of their patients.
They also provide 2-5 year warranties on the treatments, with some terms and conditions applied.
The Mexican dentists are highly-educated professionals with 10+ years of experience.
Some of them are graduates of world-famous schools like the Harvard Medical School.
Also, they constantly attend courses to stay up to date with the latest advances in dentistry.
They have affiliations with international institutions like the:
- American Dental Association
- Mexican Dental Association
- American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID)
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
- International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS)
Most of our partner clinics in Mexico have in-house labs. They are equipped with state-of-the-art technologies like:
- CT-Scan Machines
- Intraoral Digital X-Rays
- Dental Laser Technology
- Sirona CEREC CAD-CAM
- 3D CT Cone Beam Imaging
Mexican clinics follow strict sterilization and infection control protocols that include:
- UV Chamber
- Liquid Sterilization
CT Scan Machine
Digital X-Ray Machine
Our special facilities for foreign patients guarantee a hassle-free and enjoyable dental holiday in Mexico. Some of these facilities include:
🚗 Free pick up & drop
🪑 Comfortable waiting areas
💱 Multiple payment options
🅿 Free parking space
👨🦽 Wheelchair access
✅ Flexible appointments
🏢 Nearby hotels
🍱 Exceptional restaurants
📋 Paperwork assistance
🆓 Free consultation
🔬 Free diagnostics
👩⚕️ English speaking staff
*Note that we do not offer all these facilities at every clinic. You can contact us to know which ones are offered at your chosen clinic or get help choosing the right clinic for your needs.
All-inclusive Dental Packages in Mexico
With all-inclusive dental packages in Mexico from DentaVacation, you can get
- High-quality dentistry
- Low-cost dental services
- Experienced dentists
in cities like Los Algodones, Tijuana, Cancun, etc.
Our Mexico dental tourism packages include special discounts from the best hotels to help you save more and enjoy a vacation like no other.
Our experts will assist you every step of the way and help you plan your trip, prepare for your appointment, and follow up on your treatment.
To get an idea of what we have to offer, see one of our special packages from a clinic in Los Algodones:
Promotional Offer at Partner Clinic
|1 night free stay at Hotel Hacienda||Dental work costing more than $1,000|
|3 night free stay at Hotel Hacienda||Dental work costing more than $2,000|
|Free therapeutic laser procedure with implant treatment||
|Free night guard with a crown restoration treatment||
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Top 7 Cities for the Best Dental Holiday in Mexico
If you are searching for the best city in Mexico for dental work, you will be glad to know you have multiple options.
Here, we will tell you more about each one.
Church Los Algodones
Colors of Los Algodones
A good spot for a Mexican dental vacation is Los Algodones, best known as Molar City. 
This small cross-border town is a short drive away from Yuma, Arizona, and you can get around with your car or a taxi.
In Los Algodones, you can:
Spend the night at discounted prices at Hotel Cielito Lindo or Hacienda hotel
Enjoy authentic tacos at the vegetarian-friendly Los Molcas restaurant
Visit the Museum of History in Granite and buy handcrafted gifts from the souvenir shops
Read more about dental work in Los Algodones.
Beach View Tijuana
Enjoy an unforgettable dental vacation in Mexico with Tijuana’s dental tourism. This vibrant metropolitan city is 17 miles from San Diego, CA.
You can enter it through the border crossing at San Ysidro and get around the city using your car or public transportation.
In Tijuana, you can:
Stay at great hotels like the Quartz Hotel and Hotel Lucerna
Enjoy brunch and mimosas at the Condimento Restaurant
Visit the Cultural Center and buy pottery from Plaza Santa Cecilia
Find out more about dental work in Tijuana.
Playa De Nogales
Nogales Street View
Nogales is another border town near Arizona and an exciting spot for a dental holiday in Mexico.
You can reach it with a 3-hour drive from Yuma and get around the city with your car or local transportation services.
In Nogales, you can:
Fix your teeth at established clinics like the Desert Dental
Relax at cozy hotels like Hotel Fray Marcos
Try fantastic Guacamole at La Roca Restaurant
Visit the Hilltop Art Gallery and Purchase interesting Mexican crafts
Know more about Dental work in Nogales.
You can choose Cancun’s dental tourism for the ultimate dental vacation in Mexico.
This dental resort destination in Mexico is famous for its breathtaking beaches and turquoise seas. 
In Cancun, you can:
Enjoy a dental vacation in Cancun beautiful resorts like the Real Inn and Sotavento Hotel
Try traditional Tamales at Loncheria El Pocito
Visit the Mayan Ruins and buy souvenirs at the old Ki-Huic Market
Let’s find out the details of dental work in Cancun.
You can fly to Cancun or take a boat and get around the city using the affordable bus network.
The beach city of Puerto Vallarta, engulfed by the Sierra Madre mountains,  is a perfect destination for a dental holiday in Mexico.
You can reach this Mexican town via planes or cruise ships.
There are many affordable transportation options inside the city, including buses and taxis.
Relax at hotels with special offers like Comfort Inn
Have a delicious serving of Chilaquiles at La Palapa
Visit the Malecon Boardwalk and buy hand-blown glass at Tile World
Read about dental work in Puerto Vallarta.
Harbor San Jose
If you are looking for a luxury Mexican dental vacation, San Jose del Cabo is your answer. This gorgeous resort city has friendly locals and rich history.
You can fly here directly or drive for about 20 hours from San Diego. Once inside the city, you can get around by renting a car or taking a cab.
In San Jose del Cabo, you can:
Receive premium dental services from clinics like the Advanced Cabo Dentistry
Stay at popular hotels like the Hyatt Place Los Cabos and Estancia Real Los Cabos
Grab a mouthwatering plate of Tobatat at Vela
Visit Plaza Mijares and buy Tamarindo candies from market
Know more about the cost of dental work in San Jose Del Cabo.
CDMX Mexico City
Our last destination for a great dental holiday in Mexico is the largest city in the country, Mexico City. 
The lively capital of Mexico is easily accessible via plane, bus, or train.
You can use the metro or request an Uber to get around the city.
Take advantage of low-cost, quality dentistry at clinics like the Ideal Dental Center
Enjoy your Mexico City dental tourism at comfortable hotels like the Congreso MX hotel
Try the best and mouth-watering multicourse tasting menu of Taco Omakase at Pujol
Visit the Metropolitan Cathedral and Templo Mayor Buy Mexican chocolate at Dulcería de Celaya
If you want to know how much a 7-day dental trip to any of the above cities would cost for 2 people, click here.
How Much Can I Save on My Treatments With a Dental Holiday in Mexico?
A Mexican dental vacation allows you to save 40-80%, even with the travel expenses.
The reason is purely due to Mexico’s lower cost of living and doesn’t affect the quality. 
The quality of dental procedures at our partner clinics in Mexico matches those of the US and Canada.
To get an idea of the price difference, see the table below.
Cost Comparision – Mexico VS. US and Canada (in USD)
|All on 4 Implants (per arch)||$5,850-$12,500||$24,000||$22,000|
|Porcelain-Fused-to-Metal (PFM) Crowns (each crown)||$180-$570||$1,500||$1,400|
|Zirconium Crowns (with abutment)||$420-$700||$2,000||$1,000|
|Porcelain Veneers (per unit)||$350-$595||$1,500||$925|
|Full Dentures (per arch)||$250-$965||$5,000||$3,700|
|Laser Teeth Whitening||$100-$350||$1,500||$800|
|Root Canal (anterior)||$185-$350||$900||$500|
|Regular Teeth Cleaning||$30-$60||$250||$80|
*The prices are case-dependent.
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Is a Dental Vacation in Mexico Safe?
A Mexican dental vacation is perfectly safe if you visit highly-qualified clinics in the country’s safest cities.
All our partner clinics are located in safe areas throughout Mexico and follow global health and hygiene standards.
That is why the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has granted Mexico its “Safe Travels” seal. 
So do your research well before making any plans, and keep the safety tips below in mind when you are in Mexico.
Safety Tips for Dental Travel to Mexico
- Do not stay out past dark
- Visit touristy bars instead of local ones
- Avoid political activities and large public gatherings
- Keep your valuables at the hotel and lock your door
- Practice common sense and avoid dangerous areas
Travel Tips for Dental Tourism in Mexico
Here you can find a synopsis of travel options to plan your dental holiday in Mexico:
- There are direct flights from the US to Mexico.
- The average flight duration from the US to Mexico is 2 hours.
Below you can see some of the flight durations from the different US to Mexico cities.
Flying Time From US to Mexico
|Phoenix (PHX)||Puerto Vallarta (PVR)||2hr 30min||No Stops|
|Las Vegas (LAS)||Mexico City (MEX)||3hr 50min||No Stops|
|San Diego (SAN)||Cancun (CUN)||6hr 30min||1 Stop|
|Chicago (ORD)||San Jose del Cabo (SJD)||4hr 40min||No Stops|
The table below shows drive durations from the different US to Mexico cities.
Driving Time From US to Mexico
|San Diego||Tijuana||28 min|
|Las Vegas||Los Algodones||5hr|
*Note that these estimations can differ based on the city you travel to and from.
If you are from the US or Canada, you can travel to Mexico for dental work without a visa and stay up to 180 days.
You need to have the following documents to enter the country:
- A valid passport.
- A completed tourist card, also known as a Multiple Migratory Form (FMM).
- If you plan to cross the border with your car, you also need a temporary vehicle import permit.
- You can get this from the official permit-issuing agency, Banjercito.
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- The Mexican Peso is the official currency of the country. 
- While most of our partner clinics accept USD.
- Carry traveler’s checks with you and know the latest exchange rates.
- In Mexico, the official language is Spanish. 
- There are English-speaking staff and dentists in the clinics.
But you should learn basic words and phrases to get around easier.
Mexico has one of the world’s most unique cultures that have roots in:
- Aztec civilizations (The last of great Mesoamerican cultures).
- Maya civilizations (Mesoamerican civilization developed by Maya people). 
So embrace their culture to make the most of your dental trip to Mexico.
The official time zone for most of Mexico is Central Standard Time (CST). 
You don’t have to suffer from jetlag because the time difference between most areas of the US and Canada is not that much.
The best time to travel to Mexico for your dental holiday is during the dry season.
- From December to April, there is no rain in this season.
- May to October is the rainy season.
- From June to November, there is a chance of hurricanes.
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Buy a travel sim card online or at the airport to make your dental holiday in Mexico easier.
- Telcel is a great provider with good coverage.
- You can get 4 GBs of data for $15.
- Other companies you can buy from include AT&T and Movistar.
Source: Travel Mexico Solo 
Are you ready to restore your teeth and enjoy a spectacular dental holiday in Mexico?
Then contact DentaVacation today to take advantage of our all-inclusive Mexican dental packages.
Our experts will help you plan every step of the way and choose the best package for your needs.
Visiting the dentist has never been so fun and affordable!
FAQs Dental Holiday in Mexico
You can fly to Mexico for dental work, holding a passport and a tourist card.
You can also drive through the US-Mexico borders with a passport, a passport card, or a SENTRI Card. 
The authorities may not let you in if you don’t have identification.
You also need to get a permit for your car if you want to drive 20 kilometers into Mexico. 
Mexico’s dental treatments are more affordable than the same-quality treatments in the US and Canada.
That is why many people visit Mexico for their dental work.
They can save 40%-80%, stay at cheap resorts and enjoy a relaxing vacation in a fascinating country.
Getting dental work done in Mexico is safe if you research well about the clinics.
Visit one with experienced dentists, high-quality services, and excellent reviews.
Some parts of Mexico are not safe for tourists,  so choose clinics in safe areas to have a great dental holiday in Mexico.