What is a Mexican dental Vacation

A dental Vacation is a simple concept of a combination of going on Vacation, while undergoing dental work on pre scheduled appointments. See simple! 


The benefits to this combination are counted mainly in the financial savings a patient can make on their dental work which contributes to the overall savings even when factoring in the Vacation part (Cancun / Mexico) has more variety and choices for budgeted vacations than most, due to its proximity to the United States and Canada , infrastructure, air connectivity and its cost-benefit advantage.


Making this the ideal dental vacation destination, dental clinics and dentists soon seen the opportunities of this beneficial combination and started to focus their efforts on providing dental services to the International patient, in the majority they provide more affordable dental treatments than their colleagues based in the united States and Canada for numerous reasons which we have mentioned in previous blog posts

So instead of doing what the majority of patients do after a dental visit back home,  which is to check and double check the treatment plan costs they had been given during their lunch break to make sure there has been no mistake, usually in disbelief, reality sets in, and then the worry,  how can I afford this work, even with “comfortable" monthly payment plans, insurance deductibles and so on, it is more prevalent that people often turn to options outside of their country , not county, Country. 


The financial costs of dentistry in the United States and Canada are in a word, astronomical, when comparing the national average household income. We are not here to judge, condone or point fingers, we just know that for the majority, even those with dental Insurance plans, a respectably paid job, or even a comfortable savings pot and or pensions, the costs associated with dentistry are ones that people can ill afford. Statistics continually show the problems on a Country wide scale and with uncertain times especially now with a worldwide pandemic, the future for most is uncertain and people  do not want to or cannot financially cripple themselves through such procedures. 

Out of the Top 15 highest paid occupations in the United States, Dentistry and branches of dentistry take up 5 positions (Investopedia . Com) 

And who can blame a person to not want to pay tens of thousands of dollars for dental procedures when there are tried and tested alternatives at a fraction of the cost.

Mexico is not some backwater country that certain media sources would imply or have portrayed, when it comes to health care and private medical and dental clinics, On the contrary Mexico is just as advanced and offers private medical and dental services recognized on an international level.  So you are thinking of traveling for your dental work,  You go out of country you have no recourse, You don’t know the doctors education, you cannot be sure they are using quality materials, what happens if something goes wrong, All are phrases we have heard at some point along the way, and some rightfully so, but we ask you, how do you know the same applies to any local dentist, because they told you, showed you? They have certificates, are registered with professional bodies, Well the same goes for dental clinics in Cancun and Mexico in general.  Of course you have to research a medical / clinical establishment and the specialists prior to going or undergo any treatments, their qualifications, their background, the clinical facilities and work performed and previous patients. All which are readily available to be provided by any reputable dental clinic wanting to have you as a new patient  (anywhere around the world)



Cancun Mexico is the ideal dental destination due to its proximity to the United States and Canada , infrastructure, air connectivity and its cost-benefit advantage.

Get the calculator out  So do the math, You have been told you need for example -  2 dental Implants - the cost in the average city in the United States is (being rough estimation here on our own research and sources) is 4,800 usd per Completed implant, Surgical placement of Implant, then the rehabilitation stage of Abutment and Crown.  Performed by a  dental Implant trained specialist  (Brand has not been established but one of the market leaders) this does not include any additional Implant related treatments like , Clinical evaluation and consultations, extraction(s), CT Scan Imaging,  Bone graft, PRFG. So that is conservatively an expenditure of 9,600 usd 

In Cancun the same as above,

2 Completed Dental Implants, facilitated by Dental Destinations Cancun, performed by a dental Implant Specialist,  Total Cost -  3,250 usd. Take into account the current cost of a return flight to Cancun from say a major hub like Atlanta - 500 usd (Checking for July 2020 in May 2020), A hotel in Cancun,  AI,  3 star - first trip 4 days second trip 5 days, 80 usd per night 720 usd total.  Total of 2 Completed dental Implants , 2 Separate trips to Cancun with return flights - 9 Nights (over 2 trips)   4,970 usd ! This would include all appointments and materials, Airport collection, drop off on departure day, and transportation for all clinical appointments - The Saving is a Massive 4,630 usd 

*Note Dental Implant Specialist in Cancun is a Former Professor and course Coordinator of the Dental Implant and Esthetic Fellowship Program, Department of Prosthodontics  at a prominent United States University


This was only an example of 2 dental Implants,  We deal with patients who present to us treatment plans for 40+ Thousand dollars, we regularly help provide more affordable dental options with Respected dental specialists and confidently say the majority of the treatment costs are around at least 50% less. Cancun dentist Price List 


Yes you will need to travel, yes you are in another country,  and yes if issues arise you would need to return, but if you weigh up all of those associated normal dental related risks with that of the following  Qualified dental specialists, Experienced and reputable The clinic is of High standing  The costs are fixed - No hikes or surprises The care is professional and service personalized The percentages of positives outweigh the possible negatives, and this is why a Dental Vacation is the choice for literally thousands of American and Canadians each month throughout Mexico, and if a dental Vacation did not have so many Positives points, it certainly would not be as big of an industry and market as it is now. Mexico provides a solution for people who cannot afford dental work in the Country in which they reside, so if traveling to receive the work you need, from reputable dental professionals paying less and enjoying a Vacation destination at the same time, why not see if it works for you? 


Do invest in research and follow due diligence, but also open up your mind and mouth to the real possibility that you really do not have suffer such a financial burden for the dental work you need.



Dental Destinations Cancun have been helping and assisting American and Canadian patients connect and travel to Cancun & Riviera Maya for their dental work for over 10 Years. If you want to know more about the options available to you and how you could save up to 50% on your dental work with the GCR Top Rated dental clinic Mexico Contact usWhat we do for you



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