How Much Do Dentists Charge in Mexico?

Jun 29, 2017 by Rocky Point Times

Medical and Dental procedures in the USA are notoriously expensive and many people have discovered Mexico as a professional alternative for a fraction of the price. While taking advantage of medical procedures and general medical practices in Mexico are a growing trend, the dental profession has been booming with those North of the border for several years. And, the trend continues to grow.

So, saying that the majority of dentists in Mexico (and Rocky Point) have modern facilities, modern equipment, very comprehensive training, speak English, and take better care of their patients is good to know, what about the prices? Everyone has heard that the procedures are “cheaper”, but what exactly does that mean?

Well, wonder no more. Here is a list of the most common procedures and a comparison of average prices in USA versus prices in Mexico. You might not be buying a condo with your savings, but it will very likely be worth the trip down to have your dental work done. And, who knows? You might just fall in love with Rocky Point and buy a condo anyway…

Procedure Price US Price Mexico
Regular teeth cleaning $140 $35
Deep Cleaning, Scaling & Root Planning (per quadrant) $800 $60
LANAP (per quadrant) $1,000 $190
Laser Cleaning $400 $190
Laser Teeth Whitening $900 $200
Teeth Whitening, in office $550 $170
Teeth Whitening, take home kit $500 $150
Composite Filling $165 $45
Extraction (simple) $150 $48
Extraction (Surgical or impacted) starting at $420 $80

Crowns and Veneers

Both of these procedures are highly popular for the people who come to Mexico for dental treatments. These procedures represent solutions to fix a damaged smile by providing a natural look and comfort.

Procedure Price US Price Mexico
Porcelain Fused to Metal Crown $1,250 $180
Porcelain Fused to Metal Bridge *Each crown $1,250 $180
Porcelain Fused to Gold Crown* $1,700 $600
Full Porcelain/Ceramic Crown $1,500 $340
Zirconia Crown $1,600 $450
Porcelain Veneer $1,100 $350

Dentures

Dentures are a perfect solution for a set of teeth that are completely damaged and need replacement. This treatment is the preferred for people who don’t want to go under an implant procedure.

Procedure Price US Price Mexico
Partial Denture, Metal Frame $1,550 $480
Partial Denture, Flexible Frame $1,400 $480
Full Denture, Immediate or healing (upper or lower) $1,500 $250
Full Denture, Acrylic teeth (upper or lower) $1,850 $250
Full Denture, Porcelain Teeth (upper or lower) $2,150 $350

Implant Procedures

This is the most popular procedure for medical tourists. Implants can replace permanently from one tooth to an entire set of teeth. This treatment is one of the reasons why Mexico has become such a popular destination for dental tourism.

Procedure Price US Price Mexico
Standard Titanium Dental Implant (implant only) starting at $2,250.00 $750
Standard Implant Crown (including abutment) starting at $1,650.00 $470
Bone graft (per unit) $1,600.00 $400
Sinus Lifting (starting at) $3,900.00 $700
Implant Supported Overdenture, removable (with 2 implants) $2,550.00 $2,550
Implant Supported Overdenture, removable (with 3 implants) $12,300.00 $3,650
“All on Four” System with fixed acrylic bridge (upper arch or lower arch) $27,000.00 $8,950
“All on Six” System with MegaGen Implants (upper arch or lower arch) $23,500.00 $7,980
“All on Six” System with Nobel Biocare Implants (upper arch or lower arch) $29,000.00 $11,280
“All on Eight” System with fixed porcelain bridge (upper arch or lower arch) $27,000.00 $10,280

This article is brought to you by the Sonoran Resorts Sales Team, www.sonoranresorts.mx, Jim Ringquist, Director of Sales and Marketing. Sign up for Jim’s Monthly Newsletter: www.tinyurl.com/JimNewsletter

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