Are you tired of the high cost of dental work in the US? Dental tourism in Playa del Carmen provides an affordable, good-quality solution for all your dental needs. Keep reading to learn about the cost, savings, best clinics, all-inclusive packages, and more.

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 Dental Tourism in Playa del Carmen

Reviews of Dental Work in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Please read firsthand accounts of our patients’ experiences in these testimonials below.

Before & After Dental Work in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Check out the before and after images of our patients after choosing dental tourism in Playa del Carmen.

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Want to know about dental tourism in Playa del Carmen price? Don’t worry, we’ll answer it for you.

What Is the Cost of Dental Work in Playa del Carmen?

The average price of dental treatment procedures in Playa del Carmen is $9,438, the minimum price for a zirconia crown is $490, and the maximum price for dental implants is $13,310.

Want to know how much you will save by choosing dental tourism in Playa del Carmen? Read the below table for a detailed cost and savings analysis.

Dental Work in Playa del Carmen Cost Comparison
Procedure Playa del Carmen USA Savings
Titanium Dental Implant $750 $5,000 85%
All on 4 Dental Implants (Straumann) $9,710 $24,000 60%
All on 4 Dental Implants (Nobel) $8,950 $24,000 62%
All on 6 Dental Implants (Nobel Biocare) $13,310 $26,000 48%
All on 6 Dental Implants (MIS Implants) $11,450 $26,000 55%
All on 6 Dental Implants (BHI Implants) $10,450 $26,000 60%
Zygomatic Implants $13,950 $21,500 35%
Porcelain Fused to Metal Crown $230 $1,100 79%
Zirconia Crown $490 $2,000 75%
E-Max Crown $395 $2,000 80%
Porcelain Veneer $450 $2,500 82%
Root Canal Treatment $340 $1,500 77%
Full Denture $250 $2,000 87%
Laser Teeth Whitening $250 $1,500 83%
Tooth Extraction $60 $300 80%
Composite Filling $60 $230 73%
Teeth Cleaning $35 $200 82%
*Prices are subject to change

All on 4 dental implants in Mexico are much cheaper than in the US or Canada. Mexico provides a budget friendly alternate for all the dental procedures you want.

Read ahead to know how to finance dental tourism in Playa del Carmen, Mexico.

Financing Options for Dental Tourism in Playa del Carmen

We offer multiple financing options that can quickly provide a loan to finance the dental procedure of your choice.

  • SuperMoney
  • eMedical Financing Solutions
  • MediCard/iFinance for Canada

How Do I Pay for My Dental Vacation in Playa del Carmen?

You can use the following method to pay for your dental work.

  • Cash
  • Paypal
  • Checks
  • Debit/credit cards: VISA and Mastercard are accepted (extra charge may be applied)

Do Clinics in Playa del Carmen Accept Dental Insurance?

Although our partner clinic doesn’t directly collaborate with international dental insurance companies, they’ll handle all the paperwork for your reimbursement.

However, a $35 administrative fee will be applied. Request this service at the front desk during your initial appointment.

Want to know why to choose dental tourism in Playa del Carmen? Read below to find out.

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Is It Worth It to Go to Playa del Carmen for Dental Work?

The idea of dental tourism in Playa del Carmen is quite popular among Americans and Canadians.

Affordable pricing, good quality treatment, and proximity are some of the reasons why they opt for dental tourism in Playa del Carmen.

However, the quality of care remains the same as in their home country.

Listed below are the advantages of dental care in Playa del Carmen.

Advantages of Dental Care in Playa del Carmen

Affordable Cost

Dental costs in Playa del Carmen are much lower compared to the US. Tourists may save as much as 60% to 80% on all major dental work.

World Renowned Brands

World-famous Straumann and Nobel Biocare to pocket-friendly MIS and BHI Shark implants are available.

Latest Technology

Our partner clinic uses advanced technologies like laser dentistry, CAD CAM technology, and digital panoramic X-ray.


You get a team with specialties in different branches of dentistry.

No Language Barrier

English-speaking dentists in Playa del Carmen are available.

Fair Pricing

The pricing list for all procedures is publicly available.

Treatment Guarantee

Our partner clinic offers a 5-year warranty on all dental work.

Due to all these reasons, dental tourism in Mexico has recently become quite popular.

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Digital Dentistry in Playa Del Carmen

At our partner clinic, we take pride in employing state-of-the-art technologies to ensure the highest standards of dental care.

Discover the advanced tools and techniques that set us apart and help to deliver the best treatment experience for our valued patients.


  • Surgical Guides:
  • Used to create a reproduction of a patient’s intraoral surfaces.
  • Aids surgeons in installing implants with precision.


  • Intraoral Scanning:
  • Creates a 3D surface model of a patient’s mouth.
  • Takes approximately 45 seconds to a minute for a full scan.


  • Laser Dentistry:
  • Utilizes lasers to perform various dental procedures.
  • Common applications include tissue removal, teeth cleaning, teeth whitening, and treating gum disease.


  • On-Site Laboratory:
  • Eliminates the need for third-party laboratories, speeding up the diagnostic and testing process.


  • CJ-Optik Flexion Advanced Microscope:
  • Used in endodontic surgery for pinpoint precision.


  • Dental X-rays (Digital and Panoramic):
  • Essential for evaluating overall dental health.
  • Digital X-rays offer advantages such as reduced radiation exposure and quicker image processing.


  • Carestream 9600:
  • Includes 3D facial and model scanning with Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT).


  • CAD/CAM (Computer-Aided Design/Computer-Aided Manufacturing):
  • Enables faster dental impressions.
  • Reduces the total number of steps involved in tooth replacement.

Best Dentist in Playa del Carmen

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Top Clinics in Playa del Carmen

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How Do You Check the Safety of Dental Work in Playa del Carmen?

You should seek answers to the following questions as you plan a dental vacation in Playa del Carmen:

  • Does the clinic follow sterilization and disinfection protocol?
  • What is the minimum warranty on dental work?
  • Is the clinic accredited by the American Dental Association, Medical Tourism Association, or Mexican Council of Medical Tourism?
  • Is in-house laboratory and equipment available?
  • What is the dental surgery team size?
  • What are the additional assistance/services that international travelers receive (local transport, internet access, waiting room, etc)?
  • Does the clinic use the latest technology in dentistry? 

Let us answer some of these questions for you next.

Is Dental Work in Playa del Carmen Safe?

Vacation travel to Playa del Carmen is safer than most global tourism destinations. However, you are advised to be cautious in public areas. [1]

Dentavacation’s chosen partner clinic in Playa del Carmen follows the best practices in dentistry.

Dental care in Playa del Carmen is safe because of the following reasons:

  • The best dentists in Playa del Carmen have up to 30 years of experience.
  • All dental work comes with a 2-5 year warranty.
  • Visitors can book shared or private airport pick-up 48 hours before arrival for safe transfer to the hotel.
  • Dentists in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, are trained from prestigious universities in South Korea and the USA.
  • Availability of secure lodging services close to the clinic.
  • Attentive and personalized care in a relaxing environment that ensures fast recovery.

How To Reach Playa del Carmen From Cancun?

The best way to reach Playa del Carmen is to reach Cancun International Airport (CUN).

It is the nearest international airport, about 55 minutes away. [2]

Flight Duration to Cancun
Origin Flight Duration
Miami 01h 55m
Chicago 03h 40m
Toronto 04h 00m
New York 04h 05m
Los Angeles 04h 45m
Vancouver 06h 00m
Sydney 20h 22m (Connecting Flight)
Melbourne 21h 50m (Connecting Flight)

From Cancun, you can avail the following modes of transportation:

  • Clinic’s shuttle service
  • Local bus, which takes about 55 minutes to reach Playa del Carmen
  • A standard or deluxe taxi, which is fairly inexpensive

In Playa del Carmen, different modes of transportation are available, and you can go about the city quickly.

Car rentals, buses, taxis, motorcycles, or collectivos are commonly available. [3]

Document Requirements To Visit Playa del Carmen

All travelers to Mexico are required to have

  • Passport: Make sure your passport is valid and has one page blank per stamp. [4]
  • Visa: A Mexican embassy can issue you a visa for a stay of up to 180 days [5]
  • You must also obtain a Mexico tourist card upon arrival or online (7 days before entry). [6]
Travelers from the USA and Canada don’t require a Mexican visa if their stay does not extend beyond 180 days. [7]

All foreign visitors holding a valid visa for the following countries do not require a Mexican visa to enter the country:

  • USA
  • Canada
  • Japan
  • The United Kingdom
  • Any of the Schengen countries [8]

Best Time To Visit Playa del Carmen

Dental Tourism in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

From December to April, the winter months are the best time to visit Playa del Carmen.

The weather varies a little, and the average temperature is 27° C / 80° F. [9]

Where Can I Stay During a Dental Vacation in Playa del Carmen?

For your dental vacation in Playa del Carmen, it is recommended that you stay in Playacar due to the safety and exclusivity it offers to tourists.

The dental clinic usually offers lodging services at preferential rates.

Things To Do in Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen is the best destination for someone who likes beaches.

People can visit the Mayan archeological zones while practicing some aquatic activities.

Playa del Carmen is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world. [10]

Located 68 km south of Cancun, this town is known for some of the best resorts along the Caribbean coastline in Solidaridad. [11]

Tips to Remember

  • Playa del Carmen is warm. Therefore, carry clothing that allows you to remain cool and comfortable.
  • Always use banks or authorized people at clinics to exchange currency.
  • Keep an insect repellent on a trip to the nearby places.
  • Arrange your airport pick-up beforehand with the clinic for a hassle-free arrival.
  • It is illegal in Mexico to charge anything above the price mentioned on the menu. Therefore, examine your restaurant bills carefully.
  • If you like liquor, try the Mayan version made from honey and herbs called Xtabentun.
  • Remember that “M” written on a bathroom door stands for Mujeres, meaning Women.
  • Mexican food is amazing, even though it may not be the healthiest. Make sure to indulge in street food only a limited number of times.
  • Always prefer to pay in local currency, Pesos, rather than in Dollars. ATMs in Playa del Carmen let you withdraw Pesos. Also, hotels with a “Casa de Cambio” sign outside have a dedicated currency exchange booth.
  • Here are a few words in Spanish which will help you during the trip:
Common Spanish Phrases
Spanish English Spanish English
Si Yes Una ronda más One more round
Por favor Please Buenos días Good morning
Gracia Thank you Adios Goodbye
Mi nombre es My name is Mucho gusto Nice to meet you 

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Frequently Asked Questions

The cost of regular teeth cleaning in Playa del Carmen is only $35 compared to $200 in the US and $300 in Australia.

You save more than 80% of the cost in your home country.

The cost of composite fillings in Playa del Carmen is $60, which costs $230 in the US. This gives you savings of up to 73%.


Don’t let the burden of high dental bills compromise your oral health any longer!

Experience top-notch dental care without breaking the bank through dental tourism in Playa del Carmen.

Contact us today for more information on how Playa del Carmen can be your destination for quality, cost-effective dental care.

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