Are you thinking of getting dental care overseas? Why not choose the molar city itself? Dental work in Los Algodones, Mexico, is preferred by many Americans and Canadians looking to mix in treatment with a vacation.
While affordable costs drive many tourists into the city, quality concerns need addressing. Like any other dental tourism location, Algodones has both low and high dental work quality.
But how should you be able to tell which dentist to trust? This is where we come in! You will find facts to consider in the short guide below while choosing to get dental treatment in Los Algodones.
Affordable dental work costs, quality treatment, ideal location, and local hospitality are why Americans prefer receiving dental work here. But how much should you expect to pay when in Los Algodones?
See the cost table below to compare prices with the USA or Canada.
|Dental Work||USA||Canada||Los Algodones|
|Single Titanium Implant||$5,000||$4,600||$790|
|Bone Graft (per unit)||$800||$600||$400|
|Veneers (per tooth)||$2,500||$2,300||$350|
|Complete Dentures (acrylic/ porcelain)*||$2,000||$1,840||$350|
|Partial Denture (Metal frame)||$2,100||$1,930||$480|
|Root Canal Treatment||$1,500||$1,300||$250|
As seen in the table above, one can save b/w 70-80% on dental care bills. A single implant in the USA could cost you anywhere b/w 2000 to 5000 US Dollars. But the same should bill b/w $750 to $1,000 in this Mexican city.
There are several reasons why choosing a dental clinic in Los Algodones is beneficial.
Dentists strive to give a better smile to the patient and improve the functioning of teeth too. There are several criteria based on which you should select your dental clinic:
Based on these the best fit answers to these questions, we recommend Sani Dental Clinic in Los Algodones for you:
Established in 1985, Sani Dental Group is known to be the largest dental group in Los Algodones. Some highlights of the Clinic and it’s dental team are:
Listen to the previous patients talk about their dental journey in Los Algodones, Mexico:
The Clinic is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA). It is the only dental clinic with the prestigious “International Patient Services Certification” by the MTA in Los Algodones.
Los Algodones is a small town in Baja California, Mexica at the US- Mexico border. Yuma, Arizona is the closest to it on the US side, barely 14 km.
If you are visiting by land or sea, you will not be asked to show your passport. However, you need it while going back to your country. It is, therefore, recommended to carry your passport with you.
If you are visiting by air, you will have to fill up the FMM form, which is a visitor’s permit at the airport. The Immigration office at the airport will check your documents and stamp your passport along with the FMM form.
You are advised to keep your Visitor Permit safe during your trip to avoid any issues on your way back home.
Safety and Security
“Hazardous areas and activities are identified with appropriate signage… In the event of an injury, appropriate medical treatment is widely available throughout the country.”
View in ArticleAccording to the US Department of State, in major cities and resort areas of Mexico, the tourism industry is generally well regulated. You will find best practices and safety inspections being regularly enforced. Any dangerous areas or activities are identified with proper signage. In Los Algodones, you will find more tourists than locals. You need not take public transport because everything is at a walkable distance. However, as with any new tourist destination, it is best to be careful and vigilant.
For a hassle-free dental trip, you must carry:
The borderline opens at 6:00 AM and closes at 10:00 PM. So you have to schedule your travel accordingly.
Not very far! By road, it is only 14.4 km. So you reach in just a few minutes’ time.
Sani Dental Group has free parking exclusively for their patients, just next to the clinic and just two blocks away from the border.
Absolutely! Many Americans and Canadians come here for the same purpose – of having a great time and improving the smile and function of teeth.
The reason Los Algodones is known as “Molar City” is because it has been catering to the needs of dental patients for the past several decades. You can go shopping with great bargains on clothing and jewelry. The streets are full of Mexican restaurants. Friendly tourists and locals will make you feel at home.
Los Algodones has two best hotels, Hacienda and Cielito Lindo close to Sani Dental Clinic. If you do not desire to stay in Los Algodones then you can stay overnight on the US side – Yuma, Arizona is the best option.
No, language is not a problem in Los Algodones. Dentists here speak good English because the town is close to the border, and dentists here have been catering to American patients for decades.
The list of dental treatments that you can get here in Los Algodones is pretty extensive – right from simply cleaning of your teeth to dental implants, root canal treatments, and cosmetic dental procedures. More than 3000 people cross the border every day to get dental work done.
Yes. Our partner clinic may not directly work with your insurance provider, but they will complete all the necessary paperwork that you need for reimbursement of your expense.
Dentavaction facilitates dental trips to Mexico. While the cheap treatment lures patients into getting treatment overseas, we see that patients are connected with the best of dental teams. We offer not only affordable but also high-quality and safe dental treatment abroad. Contact us for a free quote!