All on 4 in Mexico City

The Ultimate Guide to All on 4 in Mexico City

Last updated: 2 February 2021

Restore your smile with the All-on-4® treatment concept in Mexico City. 

Provided by Nobel Biocare®, this dental implant-based mouth restoration can set you back well over $30,000 in the US. When using Dental Departures' list of verified specialists in the Mexican capital, you can look forward to savings of over two-thirds. 

What Is the All-on-4® Treatment Concept?

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root, normally made from titanium, that is inserted in the jawbone to hold a replacement tooth (crown).

They can also be used to support an entire arch of teeth, which is essentially what the All-on-4® treatment concept entails. 

After detailed planning and consultation to ensure healthy bone structure and absence of infection, a dentist uses four implants to support a fixed bridge in the upper, lower or both jaws. 

It is suitable for people with no or some missing teeth, and thanks to the unique positioning of the implants, does not require bone graft surgery.

What's Involved in This Treatment?

Prior to visiting your chosen specialist in Mexico City, it is a good idea to send digital x-rays via one of our coordinators; this allows the dentist to make an assessment as to whether you are a suitable candidate for the treatment. This will be subject to additional tests and evaluations upon arrival in Mexico, such as 3D/CT scans.

If you are deemed to be a suitable candidate, the planning stage of your treatment begins using the 3D/CT scans to accurately pinpoint where the implants are to be placed. Impressions of your mouth are also taken so your new prosthesis can be manufactured, ready for attaching on the same day of your procedure. 

The day of surgery involves:

  • Administration of local anesthesia and sedation (conscious)
  • Extraction of any remaining teeth
  • Insertion of the dental implants
  • Attachment of an immediate loading denture using abutments and coping cylinders

Patients are able to leave on the same day with the new, albeit temporary arch of teeth.

The healing period is usually around six months, where the implants fuse with the bone (osseointegration). During this time, patients will be asked to avoid hard foods.

The restoration can be completed during a follow-up visit to the dentist in Mexico City, with the temporary bridge being unscrewed and replaced with a permanent one.

Your dentist will inform you on how to maintain your “new teeth.” Observe proper oral hygiene–brush, floss, and rinse with mouthwash and get professional teeth cleaning regularly. With proper care, the permanent fixed bridge can last for many years.

What's the Cost of this Treatment?

The cost of the All-on-4® treatment concept depends on the type of replacement teeth, the expertise of the dentist and other factors.

Prices generally start at USD $9,773.75 (CAD $12,555.16; AUD $13,255.36; UK £6,736.07) in Mexico City, whereas the same treatment in the US can be upwards of USD $30,000. 

[Note: these are estimated prices calculated at the time of writing. Please see our clinic listings for up-to-date prices.]

What Choose Mexico City for Dental Work?

Mexico City is the capital of Mexico. If you’re a history buff or a curious traveler you’ll appreciate the place because of its culture, museums, and archaeological sites. You’ll be delighted to savor Mexican cuisine and international dishes as well as enjoy shopping.

There are great attractions located in the historic city center (Centro Historico de la Ciudad), which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll around the famous Plaza de la Constitucion (Zocalo), the National Palace, Palace of Fine Arts, Templo Mayor, and Alameda Park.

On the western side of the historic center, you’ll find the Modern Art Museum, Chapultepec Castle, and the National Museum of Anthropology. Unwind while you’re getting your dental care - there’s plenty to see and do.

Quality of Dental Care in Mexico City

All of our listed clinics in Mexico City use modern equipment and advanced treatment. The specialists include prosthodontists, implantologists and oral surgeons who completed their studies and training from institutions in Mexico and the US. Some of them are members of well-respected organizations like the American Dental Association (ADA) and Academy of Osseointegration.

Before any clinic is listed on our site, we carry out a number of background checks, including:

  • Carrying out on-site visits
  • Checking malpractice records
  • Researching criminal/legal records
  • Verifying dentist qualifications
  • Confirming dental association memberships
  • Collecting and publishing authentic, unedited patient reviews

What's Next?

Search All-on-4® treatment concept listings, find a dentist, compare prices and book online.

Ready to book an appointment? See below, or get in touch with the Dental Departures Customer Care Team if you’ve any questions about receiving dental care in Mexico City.

Sources:

Nobel Biocare. Website accessed: 1 February 2021. https://www.nobelbiocare.com/en-us

UNESCO World Heritage List. Website accessed: 1 February 2021. https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/

American Dental Association. Website accessed: XXXX 2021. https://www.ada.org/en

Guidelines on Eating After All-On-4 Implants. MD Monthly. 23 April 2020. https://mdmonthly.com/guidelines-on-eating-after-all-on-4-implants/

Cherney, Kristeen. What Happens During a Teeth Cleaning? Healthline. 17 June 2018. https://www.healthline.com/health/dental-oral-health/what-happens-during-a-tooth-cleaning

Siadat H, Rokn A, Beyabanaki E. Full Arch All-on-4 Fixed Implant-Supported Prostheses with 8.5 Years of Follow-Up: A Case Report. J Dent (Tehran). 2018;15(4):259-265. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6218463/