Frequently asked questions - Dental Vacation to Cancun
What you need from me to provide a detailed treatment plan?
What is the best time to travel for my dental vacation?
There is never a better time to travel for your dental work than when you are ready, Cancun is a year round Vacation destination and hotels, flights and activities run year round, the clinic operates on average 50 weeks a year. So if you have a date in mind, get in touch and we will make sure there is space availbe with the dental team and block the space.
Do you help with Flights and hotels?
We do not help with flights as this is a detail best left to the individual, you know the best airport for you, the distance to travel and they type of service you require. We can help with hotel recommendations and do have certain preferential rates with local hotels. Again Cancun has over 220 hotels catering to different needs and desires, All Inclusive, Bed and breakfast, Beachside, Lagoon side, downtown. Most Reputable online travel agents and booking agents offer great deals on Flights and hotels. * This is much more prelevant now we are seeing travel restrictions lessened due to COVID-19 and the disruption to the tourism industry.
Sanitization and sterilization (Covid-19)?
I have found the same treatments cheaper at another Cancun dentist?
Which specialist will be performing the dental work?
This depends on your case and treatment needs, But we will have been presented the specialist for your case before hand and in most cases you will have spoken on the phone or skype.
Will I have transportation included for all my clinical appointments?
If we have pre arranged and pre approved yes for sure, We will have a official Cancun - clinic company collect you from your hotel and bring you to the clinic and return after each set clinical appointment. We can even arrange airport collection and departures
How can I pay?
How many trips will I need to make?
This all depends on the treatments you need, Dental implant treatments do require at least 2 seperate visits over a determined time frame usually 4+ months.
What if I need something out of clinic hours?
You will always have communication with our team and doctors 24 hours while undergoing work. We will be available to you when you need.
Will the dentist give me pain medication?
The dentist in charge will prescribe any necessary medications prior, during or after your treatment - After making sure you have no allergies or are taking any other types (If so you will have made them aware) It is a myth that in Mexico you can get any type of pain medication so if you believe you have a low tolerance for pain we recommend bringing your own (Check with customs what you can) The majority of dental treatments only require over the counter pain control and all medications will be explained prior.
What Guarantees are given by the clinic?
Each case is unique and each treatment specific to the patient, after evaluation and options the dentist will provide the you with the guarantees provided to your case. Prosthesis warantees, Surgical etc.
Why should I trust Dental Destinations Cancun
Why Cancun, why Mexico?
What should I consider?
It is a sincere promise from the dental team here in Cancun that will attend your case and treat you, to always strive to do excellent work and perform procedures that are decided professionally and on clear and sound diagnoses to be the best course, offering Optimal solutions for your needs and Oral health. No one, especially the dentists wants a dental treatment not to be successful, but dentistry is not an exact science and even in the most skillful of hands and detailed treatment plans, not all turn out exactly as planned.
Will there be any communication barrier
Absolutely not, the specialists and International patient support team all speak English,Spanish andeven some specialists speak French
Can my companion accompany me during the appointment ?
Yes we actively encourage patients to travel with a companion, and we especially encourge patients undergoing Sedation dentistry to have a companion with them. *Certain restrictions maybe put in place due to COVID-19 but we will make all patients aware prior.
What happens if I decide not to go ahead with the treatments once I am there?
We would never want a patient to go ahead with any dental work they are not 100% comfortable with. So if after being at the clinic you decide you do not want to go ahead with work we will completely respect your decision.
Will my diet be affected after treatments?
Some dental Implant and Oral rehabilitations in Cancun Mexico will require a complete dietary change and for a longer period, Many require a patient post surgery have only a liquid diet for 2 weeks to a month and then on to a soft diet and gradually progressing to a normal balanced diet when you feel comfortable. We will assist the specialists to provide such dietary information changes pre surgery.
Will the costs of treatments change, are there any hidden charges?
No , all treatments have set costs and prices and you will be aware of them beofre any treatments are started. There are no hidden costs and we pride ourselves on the transparent nature of the dental treatments we along with the clinic present.
I have another Question?
We know there are literally hundreds of questions you may have, thats what we are here for and if you do not see a question you want answering - Simply send us an email and we will give you our best answer.
How long should I book in advance?
We askthat if you are wanting an appointment with the specialists you give us as much "heads up" notice about your planned travel dates as possible. This just allows us to block the specialists schedules and ensure your case is in the system and all necessary logistics are set in place.