Top 5 Tips for Picking a Good Dentist in Mexico

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Mexico is a beautiful and affordable country in North America. This has made it a holiday destination for travelers from all over the globe. Tourists arrive to experience the great food, scenery, and culture. From the stunning countryside to the spectacular beaches there is something for everyone

 

There is an another reason to travel to Mexico. Currently, the country's dental industry is exploding to meet the needs of global dental travelers. This is due to the low cost and excellent quality of many of Mexico’s dental clinics. However, not all clinics and dentists are equal. It's important to put the effort into finding a good dentist in Mexico. Here are five tips to help you.

1. Go to Mexico

 

If you want to find a good Mexican dentist then Los Algodones is the place to visit. The small town is completely dedicated to dentistry with multiple clinics on every corner. In total there are about 900 dentists and 300 clinics, in a town with a population of only 6000! The reason for this high number is due to the town drawing in thousands upon thousands of travellers from the US, Canada, and even further afield.

The town is easy to reach as it is located at the top of Mexico, near the California and Arizona borders. You can literally walk through the border straight into the town. There are also many convenient flight options as well.

Obviously with so many dentists and clinics crammed together, it may be hard to determine which ones are good. There are some important things to look for...

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2. An Established Reputation

New clinics in Los Algodones are constantly springing up due to the town's popularity. Every one of them is trying to make money from the flood of dental tourists, however, not all of them are good. It pays to find an established clinic with a track record of satisfied patients.

3. A Well-Qualified Dentist

Obviously, choose a well-trained and qualified dentist. Some dentists have studied overseas, however many received their qualifications in Mexico. Don't be put off by this. The top dental schools in Mexico are comparable to those found in the USA, Canada and other modern countries.

4. A Specialist in the Area you Require.

Most clinics in Los Algodones specialize in just one or two areas. You should pick one based on what dental treatment you require. For example, if you need dental implants find a good implant specialist.

The Sani Dental Group is a well established dental organization in Los Algondones. They have three different clinics in the town, each offering different specialist services. Consider them as a professional option to meet your dental needs.

5. Fluent in English

Choose a dentist that speaks your language to avoid dramas. Many of the dentists in Los Algodones can speak English to varying degrees. Find a clinic where all the dentists and staff speak English fluently. You don't want anything getting lost in translation when it comes to dental treatment.

Patthanan Mariah Sangkularb

I love reading the latest travel blogs, news articles and writing about my adventures. I'm currently studying to get a masters degree in Tech Management to further my career. At the moment I am working as a writer for Dental and Medical Departures.
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