Dental Treatment In Los Algodones Mexico Traveling From Yuma, Arizona
More than one million people will travel outside the U.S. for medical or dental care this year and the majority will visit Mexico for dental work. The reasons usually include not having dental insurance or health insurance deductibles that are too high. Dental care in Mexico can save up to 70% compared to out of pocket costs in the U.S. with high quality treatment.
One of the most visited towns for dental care in Mexico is Los Algodones which is just across the border from Yuma, Arizona. It has been written about extensively as a symbol of the growth of medical tourism since there are over 300 dental clinics in the small town which receive thousands of patients a day. It has been nicknamed “Molar City”.
Here is a list of dental clinics on ClinicTrip in Los Algodones: Dental Clinics In Los Algodones, Mexico Near Yuma, Arizona
List of dental clinics in also in Cancun, Nogales, and Tijuana: Dental Clinics In Los Algodones And Mexico
ClinicTrip Guide To Los Algodones
Los Algodones is just across the border from Yuma, Arizona. Yuma is a 2.5 hour drive from Phoenix, Palm Springs, and San Diego. Algodones Road which leads to the border from Interstate 8 is actually in California. There is a parking lot on the Native American reservation just before the border. Visitors can then walk across the border and to the dental clinics on foot. Make sure to bring a passport.
The most established dental clinic is Sani Dental Group. However, there are many other options as well. Search on ClinicTrip for a list of clinics and contact them for a consultation. Many list prices on their website. If you are unsure about complex treatment, start with a teeth cleaning and check up to get to know the dentist. Also research the medical training of the dentists and accreditations of the clinic.
This blog post from Sani Dental Group details price differences between the U.S. and its clinic in Los Algodones: Dental Work Prices In Mexico
Specialties And Recovery
If you plan to have extensive dental work done, you can stay at a hotel in Yuma, Arizona, during the recovery period, especially if you need to make a follow up visit. Common treatments include All-on-Four, caps and crowns, teeth cleaning and whitening, fillings, and tooth extraction. You can always consult with your local dentist as well before choosing treatment in Mexico.
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