Are you still battling to save money for dental work? Is your insurance not covering your dentistry procedure in your homeland? The answer to all these questions is getting your dental work in Merida.

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Merida is emerging as a favorite dental work destination because of affordable and quality dental care.

And you do not have to wait for your insurance money to get dental treatment in Merida. [1]

Also, dental tourism to Merida comes under essential travel in Mexico.

So even during these times when non-essential traveling is not allowed, tourists from across the border may travel to Merida for dental work.

Why Is Merida Popular Among Dental Tourists?

Many citizens from the USA and Canada choose Merida for high-quality dental services coupled with affordable treatments.

The cost of dental work cuts down from 70% to 90% when you go to Merida. [2]

So, the three reasons to pick Merida for your dental vacation are-

1. Affordable procedures

2. Experienced dentists

3. Beautiful locales

Cost of Dental Work in Merida

Merida dental clinics offer dental procedures at much lower prices.

You can have a full mouth implant procedure costing $8,500 to $1,500 per arch than $24,000 in the USA.

Thus, dental procedures cost about 70% less when compared to the USA prices.

According to a Washington Advocacy Group survey, 90% of Americans who received dental care in Mexico were happy and satisfied.

Because they received quality treatment at a fraction of the price. [3]

Dental Work Avg. Cost Comparison (USD)
Dental Procedure Merida (USD) Canada (USD) USA (USD)
All-on-4 Dental Implants $8,500- $11,500 $24,000- $30,000 $15,000- $24,000
All-on-6 Dental Implants $9,500- $12,000 $28,000 $30,000
Metal Porcelain Crowns per Tooth $370 $900- $1500 $875- $1,400
Porcelain Veneers $500 $450- $1,800 $925- $2,500
*Prices are case dependent

Dental implants in Merida starts from a surprising cost of $1,650 which includes a titanium post, crown, and an abutment.

Still, one should know that the final cost of the procedures depends on various factors.

These include the type and brand of implant used, patient’s medical profile, personal preferences, and so on.

As you can see in the table above, dental implants cost about 35% to 40% cheaper in Merida compared to the USA.

Also, you can have the same brand implants for a lesser price in Merida dental clinics.

Likewise, the clinics in Merida offer most dental procedures at lower costs than the USA or Canada. [4]

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Why is Dental Work Cheaper in Merida?

No Fancy Offices/ Clinics

The clinics at which Merida dentists offer world-class facilities look ordinary. They do not spend much on planning a fancy outlook.

Hence, the doctors can keep the procedure prices low that fits every budget. [5]

Affordable Dental Education. No Student loans

The government of Mexico subsidizes more dentists’ education. So, the dentists do not have a burden of loans to pay off after graduation.

Thus no surcharging on prices. [6]

Lower Cost of Living and Real Estate Prices

Higher real estate prices reflect on the higher dental work bills. The dentists have to pay the rent for their offices.

Whereas in Merida, Mexico Real- estate and cost of living both are low. So, dentists do not have to overcharge. [7]

No Mandatory Dental Insurance

As opposed to the USA, insurance is not needed on a Merida dentistry trip procedure. Walk-in, get the treatment, pay, and walk out. [8]

Why Visit a Dentist in Merida?

It would help if you visited Merida dentists for your dental tourism because-

  • The dentists offer incredible levels of attention and care.
  • English-speaking doctors and staff.
  • Offer a wide range of dentistry procedures.
  • Use modern equipment and technology.
  • State-of-the-art dental procedures.
  • Merida is easy to reach from the USA and Canada.

Dental Clinics in Merida

Whiteline Dental Clinic Merida
Whiteline Dental Clinic
5.0 (98 Reviews)
Local B y C, Calle 17 69, México, 97125 Mérida, Yuc., Mexico
Mon - Fri 9.30 AM to 8.30 PM

Clinic Highlights

  • Experienced dental experts from different fields of dentistry
  • High-quality & wide range of dentistry procedures
  • Latest technological equipment
  • Quick treatments in a warm and friendly environment
  • Easy payment options
  • 10+ years of experience with international patients

Services offered by Whiteline Dental Clinic

Whiteline Dental Clinic offers a variety of services that include-

  • Orthodontics
  • Endodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Prosthodontics
  • Implantology
  • Maxillofacial surgery

Dentist in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico

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Is Merida Safe for Dental Tourism?

Merida is not only safe but a great place to visit. Premium hotels, restaurants, and resorts are all found in this capital city of Yucatan, within your budget.

Traveling in and around the city is also risk-free. [10]

You can travel in local transports around the city which is available in Merida. It is also safe for women travelers. [11]

Upon arriving in Mexico with a valid visa, you can get a travelers’ permit for only $15.

Or you can contact your local Mexican embassy to know more about visa applications and other visas related information. [12]


Safety Travel Tips to Merida

Though Merida is a safe place to visit. Here are a few things to know and prepare before visiting. [13]

  • If you are planning to visit tourist spots, keep sunscreen handy.
  • Avoid using tap water which is unsafe even for washing your teeth. Use bottled water instead.
  • Climate is warm in Merida. If heat makes you uncomfortable, try to stay hydrated.
  • Avoid wandering in the city during the daytime.
  • Research and plan your tour well ahead of time.
  • Traffic is not very organized in Merida. So drive safe and take care of children and your belongings.
  • Travel in authorized transportations like public taxis, buses, etc.

USA Embassy in Merida

You can contact the embassy in case of emergency

By Phone

Phone from Mexico 999 316 7168, from the U.S. (1) 844 528 6611

By Email

[email protected]

Or visit- https://mx.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/merida/

For more travel information. Or USA citizen services.


Canada Embassy in Merida

Telephone, Fax, E-mail

From Canada dial: 011-52 + 10-Digit-Number

From Mexico dial: 10-Digit-Number

Telephone: 55-5724-7900

Fax (Administration): 55-5724-7980

Fax (Cultural): 55-5724-7981

Fax (Political Relations): 55-5724-7985

E-mail: [email protected]

Or visit- https://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/mexico-mexique/contact-contactez.aspx?lang=eng


How to Reach Merida

Merida flight map

Flights to Merida

There are frequent flights from the USA to Merida Airport.

Some low-cost airlines also operate within the cities offering flights at lower prices from the USA to Merida.

Listed are the flying durations from the cities of the USA and Canada to Merida-

Flight Duration from US/Canada to Merida
City Duration No. of stops
Miami 2 hr 5 mins Non- stop
San Antonio 4 hr 28 mins 1 stop
Toronto 5 hr 58 mins Non- stop
Chicago 5 hr 51 mins 1 stop
Vancouver 9 hr 32 mins 1 stop

You can also travel by road. Bus services are available between major cities of the USA and Merida.

You can also drive from your city to Merida and reach in roughly 4 days.

Benefits of Dental Tourism in Merida

Rejuvenating Dental Vacation

You can enjoy a rejuvenating dental vacation in Merida with its beautiful locales.

Merida is in the Gulf of Mexico. So tourists can arrive by land, air or sea without a hassle.

The weather is pleasant in Merida. It is warm, with temperatures ranging from 78°F to 104°F.

No Language Barrier

The local language of Merida is Spanish. But every year, Merida witnesses a surge in dental tourism from around the world.

So the doctors and the medical staff speak fluent English.

Many doctors have taken their degrees from USA or UK universities. So language is not a barrier while offering dental services in Merida.

All the Procedures from Experts’ Hands

An important factor about visiting a dentist in Merida is that only the dental experts and doctors perform all the dental procedures.

Unlike the USA, where assistants proceed with the basic dental procedures and dentists perform only the more complex ones. [14]

Higher Level of Personal Attention

Dentists in Merida are not in a hurry to wrap up patient appointments.

They offer an incredible level of personal attention because of Merida’s close-knit family culture.

The dentists treat their clients like their families and not merely as a source of income.

Patient Testimonial

A US resident Merry Lucas shares her journey about getting an implant in the Merida clinic.

Merry is content with the services offered and technology used by the clinic.

Patient Testimonial

Places to Visit in Merida

Yucatan’s capital Merida is a city blessed with beautiful locales and a rich historical past.

Thus, a dental vacation in Merida may also offer a memorable holiday experience. Merida has a rich Mayan and colonial heritage.

Some of the popular tourists’ spots in Merida are-

Conclusion

Merida offers excellent quality dental care at affordable prices.

Dentists in Merida offer state-of-the-art dental procedures at much lower prices compared to the USA and Canada.

Nestled in the Mayan ruins, it offers a scenic gateway that you can couple with your dental tourism.

It is easy to reach Merida and is safe for medical tourism for cross-border patients.

In Merida, Manuel Crescencio Rejon International Airport is connected with major cities of the USA and Canada by air, road, or train.

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