Dental work in the US can cost you an arm and a leg. Fortunately, dental work in Puerto Rico allows you to get affordable treatment while staying in the US territory.

However, affordability is just one of the reasons for you to consider Puerto Rico for your dental needs. It has so much more to offer.

We have curated this virtual guide that directs you to the cost, best clinics, dentists in the country, and all the information you’ll need when exploring this vibrant Caribbean island.

Why Choose Dental Work in Puerto Rico?

Affordable Dental Care

By choosing Puerto Rico, a US territory, for your dental treatment, you can save up to 70% on your treatment cost.

Skilled Dentists

Dentists working with our partner clinic have experience of over 29 years, so we can ensure that you’re in safe hands.

State-of-the-Art Clinics

Our partner clinic in Puerto Rico is equipped with the latest technologies like cone beams and digital impressions.

Perfect Vacation Spot

Puerto Rico is a mixture of various distinct vibrant cultures, making it a perfect destination to explore and tick off your bucket list.

Dental Costs in Puerto Rico

Dental prices in Puerto Rico are about 60%-70% less than in the US.

For instance, a dental implant in Puerto Rico costs $2,050, while the same costs $5,000 in the US.

Since the price gap is huge, you can save up to 60% on your dental treatment.

The primary reason for such a massive price gap is the low cost of living. [1]

Although Puerto Rico is a part of the US, it offers dental procedures at a much cheaper rate.

Have a look at the table given below for a better idea:

Dental Prices Puerto Rico vs. the US
Procedure Puerto Rico USA
Titanium Implant $2,050 $5,000
All-on-4 Implants $10,000 $24,000
Porcelain Crown $520 $1,800
Zirconium Crown $520 $1,800
Snap-on-Denture (4 implants)** $2,800 $10,000
Zirconium Veneers** $375 $2,500
Laser Cleaning $160 $600
Bone Graft** $475 $1,200
RCT (molars) $525 $1,500
Tooth Extraction (surgical) $80 $650
Invisalign Clear Aligners $1,600 $7,000
*Prices & treatment duration may vary with the complexity of a case

Payment Options for Dental work in Puerto Rico

Another benefit of choosing Puerto Rico is that you can pay in US Dollars using cash or debit/credit cards.

Apart from that, as our partner clinic accepts insurance, you can also pay via a Care Credit card. [2]

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Best Dental Clinic in Puerto Rico

When it comes to selecting the best dental clinic in Puerto Rico, DentaVacation ensures that we choose our partner clinic after a rigorous selection process.

So after much research, we recommend Ciudadela Dental Concierge in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Ciudadela Dental Concierge
Ciudadela Dental Concierge
5 (24 Reviews)
352 C. del Parque, San Juan, 00912, Puerto Rico
Mon - Sat 8 AM - 5 PM
  • The best dentists in Puerto Rico practice here.
  • Our partner clinic accepts insurance.
  • It is certified by the Puerto Rican government as an accredited medical tourism facility.
  • Our clinic follows US standards for sterilization and safety.
  • Multilingual staff eradicates any language barrier.
  • The clinic is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technologies like milling machines and digital X-rays.

Affordable Dentist in Puerto Rico

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Same-Day Dental Implants in Puerto Rico

A dental implant replaces tooth roots with metallic screw-like posts.

Ciudadela Dental Concierge is equipped with technology that can allow you to get same-day implants in Puerto Rico. Some of these are:

  • Milling machine
  • Cone bean dental 3-D CT
  • Digital impressions
  • Digital X-rays

Single dental implant

Single dental implant

Apart from dental implants, our partner clinic offers almost every dental procedure you can think of. Some of them are:

Is It Safe to Travel to Puerto Rico for Dental Work?

Puerto Rico is generally safe for travelers, however, you must take some general precautions as a tourist. [3]

  • Carry only necessary items in tourist areas.
  • Don’t travel alone at night.
  • Carry a passport or identity document at all times.
  • Follow local news sources during your stay to remain abreast of any potential areas or times of concern.
  • Exercise caution and good judgment, and maintain a high level of vigilance.

If you have any concerns about the quality of dental procedures, you need not worry about anything we have partnered with the best dentists in Puerto Rico.

They have gained great expertise in their field from a career that spans over 29 years.

Dental Tourism in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is a mixture of Spanish, U.S., and Afro-Caribbean cultures. [4]

As a result, you can explore a great variety of distinct cultures and cuisines on a small Caribbean island.

As great as the idea sounds, planning a trip can give you sleepless nights.

So to help you plan a perfect hassle-free trip, we have gathered some essential information. Keep reading!

Flights

Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU), also known as San Juan airport, is Puerto Rico’s main international gateway.

Mentioned below are some standard flight durations from the central USA to San Juan:

Flights to San Juan
From To Duration
Miami (MIA) San Juan(SJU) 2h 28m
New York (JFK) San Juan(SJU) 3h 45m
Boston (BOS) San Juan(SJU) 3h 53m

Travel Planning Essentials

US citizens do not need a visa, as Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States. [5]

As for citizens of other nationalities, since Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States, it follows the US visa policy and imposes the same rules and regulations on foreign citizens. [6]

This means you do not need a passport, a negative COVID-19 test, or vaccination status to travel there.

Language

Spanish and English are both official languages of Puerto Rico, so you need not worry about communication barriers as a medical tourist. [7]

Popular Attractions & Things to Do in Puerto Rico

From historic landmarks and rich cultural experiences to pristine beaches and exciting outdoor excursions, you’ll find there’s much to smile about after you get your dental work in Puerto Rico.

Here are some of the most popular tourist destinations you can visit in Puerto Rico.

*Image Courtesy: Discover Puerto Rico

Culture Directory

  • You can enjoy the vibrant musical culture of Puerto Rico and do salsa to the beats of La Bomba. [8]
  • From colorful street murals to contemporary art museums, the art of Puerto Rico depicts its unique and rich history.
  • Festivals like Festival de la Novilla and La Campechada [9] in Puerto Rico are colorful and joyous celebrations that can lift anyone’s spirits.

Cuisine

Puerto Rico has a huge variety of cuisines inspired by different cultures. Here are some of the most popular dishes you can try first in Puerto Rico.

Empanadas

Empanadas

Mofongo

Mofongo

Flan

Flan

Pernil

Pernil

Tostones

Tostones

Coquito

Coquito

To know more about tourism in Puerto Rico, check out the Discover Puerto Rico website. We have collaborated with this non-profit organization trusted by the government of PR.

They work relentlessly to create more awareness about Puerto Rican culture and showcase the beauty of this hidden gem.

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Conclusion

By choosing dental work in Puerto Rico, you will be able to save up to 70% on your dental treatment and explore the vibrant culture of the territory.

So pack your bags and get ready to explore the heart and soul of the Caribbean!

FAQ’s on Dental Work in Puerto Rico

The cost of a porcelain crown in Puerto Rico is $520, while the same costs $1,800 in the US.

As a result of such a huge gap in the prices, you can save up to 70% on your dental procedure.

The cost of a titanium dental implant in Puerto Rico is $2,050, and that of all-on-4 is $10,000, while the same cost $5,000 and $24,000, respectively, in the US.

Since there is such a huge gap in the cost, you can save up to 60% on your dental treatment.

The list mentioned below will give you an accurate idea of the cost of dental work in PR:

  • Titanium dental implant: PR $2,050; USA $5,000
  • All-on-4 implants: PR $10,000; USA $24,000
  • Zirconium Veneers: PR $375; USA $2,500
  • Snap-on-denture (4 implants): PR $2,800; USA $10,000

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