How does your dental referral agency work?
Our dental referral agency connects patients with experienced and qualified dentists in Mexico. Our vetted dentists offer a wide range of dental procedures and services. We also:
- Take all of the time needed to explain all of the ins and outs of getting your dental treatment in Mexico, including the documentation necessary and all logistics
- Review your dental treatment needs and select one of our approved and carefully vetted offices specifically for your individual needs
- Provide private nursing care for single travelers after invasive procedures *in specific locations; ask us for more details
- Provide all travel information, partner hotels, maps, directions, etc. so you can find your way around the local area
- Follow up with you for any further treatment, questions, or needs regarding your dental care
- And, in the unlikely event you need assistance with communications or helping you reschedule an appointment, we’re always available to be your advocate
Does it cost more if I book through you rather than directly with a dental office in Mexico?
No, we’re here to help you find the best dental office for your personal needs, oversee the entire process of getting dental care in Mexico, and if needed, we’re your advocate — and our services are always free to our patients.
Our referral services are always free to you because we’re compensated by the dental offices.
What are the advantages of using your dental referral agency?
If you found us you already know there are many dental referral companies on the Internet vying for your business. However, Beyond Borders Dental offers a more personalized approach to patient care, with a focus on building long-term relationships with patients and providing a high level of customer service. We have a close team of experienced dental professionals who are dedicated to providing safe, high-quality care to each patient. Additionally, our vetted dental offices offer a wide range of dental services.
These services, combined with our commitment to personalized patient care and access to high-quality dental care at an affordable price, make us stand out among our competitors.
How do I book an appointment with a vetted dental office in Mexico through your agency?
The best place to start is to fill out and submit our simple Request a Quote form. This will provide us with your basic contact details and dental needs. We will contact you by email or phone (your choice). Our administrative offices are located in the U.S. so you’ll be connected to an experience, professional Patient Care Administrator to walk you through the process. Your Patient Care Administrator remains available to you before, during, and after you return home.
Why should I go to Mexico for dental treatment; How much can I save by getting dental work in Mexico?
Mexico offers high-quality dental care at a fraction of the cost of dental treatment in the United States. You can save up to 70% on dental procedures by going to Mexico for treatment. Additionally, many dentists in Mexico are trained in the United States and use the same materials and equipment as U.S. dentists.
Is it safe to go to Mexico for dental treatment?
Yes, it is safe to go to Mexico for dental treatment. Many dental clinics and dentists in Mexico are certified and accredited by international organizations like the American Dental Association. However, it is important to do your research and choose a reputable dental clinic with experienced and qualified dentists.
How do I choose the right dentist in Mexico?
You can choose one of our vetted dentists or choose the right dentist in Mexico by doing your research, reading reviews from previous patients, and consulting with a dental referral agency. Make sure the dentist is qualified, experienced, and uses modern equipment and materials.
Do I need to speak Spanish to get dental treatment in Mexico?
No, you do not need to speak Spanish to get dental treatment in Mexico. Many dentists and dental clinics in Mexico have bilingual staff that can speak English and other languages.
How can I trust the quality of dental care in Mexico?
Many dentists in Mexico have received their training in the United States and use the same materials and equipment as US dentists. Additionally, many dental clinics and dentists in Mexico are certified and accredited by international organizations like the American Dental Association. You can also read reviews from previous patients to ensure the quality of care.
Is there a dentist that has in-house payment?
Our dental offices do not offer financing options, however, you can apply for financial assistance through our financial affiliate. Please visit our Finance Your Dental Care page for more information.
Where are your dental offices in Mexico?
We have vetted and approved dental offices on the southern border of Texas (in Juárez), Arizona (Los Algodones and Mexicali), and California (Tijuana). We also have dental offices in Cabo, Cancun, Playa del Carmen, and Cozumel. We refer our patients to the best dentist depending on their individual case needs. For more information on the differences between locations, please read our blog Border-Crossing vs Vacation Medical/Dental Tourism.
How long does a typical dental treatment in Mexico take?
The duration of your stay for dental treatment in Mexico depends on the type of procedure you need, your individual needs, and if you choose a dental office that has its own lab. If a dentist has to rely on an outsourced lab, it can add several days to your stay and little time for rework, if needed.
How can I trust the quality of dental care in Mexico?
Many dentists in Mexico have received their training in the United States and use the same materials and equipment as U.S. dentists. Additionally, many dental clinics and dentists in Mexico are certified and accredited by international organizations like the American Dental Association. You can also read reviews from previous patients to ensure the quality of care.
What happens if there is a problem with my Mexico dental treatment? Is there a guarantee?
The Mexico dental offices in our program guarantee their dental treatment. Some of our dentists guarantee their services for up to four years. If you are unhappy or need any adjustment (which is not uncommon for dental work in the U.S. as well), they will modify or redo the work as necessary at no additional cost.
Even though you may be saving thousands, or even tens of thousands of dollars, with your dentist in Mexico, keep in mind that you may incur additional costs and time if there needs to be an adjustment.
What about Crime in Mexico?
You may find that U.S. government websites mention travel advisories for Mexico. Without a doubt, precautions should be taken when visiting certain cities in Mexico. Other dental tourism and medical tourism destinations such as Tijuana are often cited as being dangerous places to be. This is the main reason that Beyond Borders Dental focuses on dental offices located in well-known, popular destinations for tourists.
Are dentists in Mexico qualified and experienced?
How do I pay for my dental treatment and other expenses in Mexico?
What documentation is necessary to travel to Mexico?
Crossing the border into Mexico does not require any documentation. In Juárez, the dental office has its own private drivers and cars to transport patients from El Paso to their office, which is located about ten minutes across the U.S. border. However, you do need the documentation when you return back across the border into the U.S.
U.S. citizens re-entering the United States by land are required to present a valid WHIT-compliant document, which includes:
- U.S. Passports
- U.S. Passport Cards
- Enhanced Driver’s Licenses (a New Mexico driver’s license is NOT enhanced. Currently only WA, VT, MI, MN, and NY are approved EDLs)
- Trusted Traveler Cards (Global Entry*, NEXUS, SENTRI, or FAST)
- Military Identification Cards (for members of the U.S. armed forces on official orders)
- U.S. Merchant Mariner Document (for U.S. citizens on official maritime business)
*The Global Entry (GE) card is only an ENTRY document and is not used to enter Mexico.
Children: U.S. citizen children ages 15 years old and under arriving by land from Mexico may present an original or copy of his or her birth certificate (issued by the Vital Records Department in the state where he or she was born), a Consular Report of Birth Abroad, or a Naturalization Certificate. If the child is a newborn and the actual birth certificate has not arrived from the Vital Records Department, we will accept a Hospital issued birth certificate.
Please note, that while we endeavor to keep information on our site current, we suggest you visit US Customs and Borders Protection site for the most current information about travel to Mexico.
What dental procedures can I get in Mexico?
Almost any dental procedure found in the U.S. can be provided by our approved dental offices in Mexico, including:
- Dental implants
- All-on-4 permanent dentures (non-removable)
- Snap-on dentures (removable)
- Traditional dentures (removable)
- Porcelain, Zirconia, and E-max dental crowns
- Laser treatment for periodontal disease
- Root canals
- Cosmetic veneers
- Full restorative and cosmetic dentistry
- Dental bridges, full and partial
- Implant-supported bridges
- Cleanings and fillings
- Mercury removal
For more information on each dental procedure, visit our Dental Services page. If you’re interested in a no-obligation, complimentary dental treatment estimate for your individual case, click this link to send us your inquiry and we’ll get back to you.
What are the other benefits of dental tourism in Mexico?
Other benefits of dental tourism in Mexico include saving money on dental procedures, receiving high-quality dental care, and enjoying a vacation in a beautiful location. Some of our dental offices offer dental packages that include accommodations and transportation.
Do I pay the dentist in Mexico for my dental work?
Yes, you will pay the dental office directly for the dental work you receive during your appointment.
What is your appointment cancellation policy?
If you do not cancel a scheduled appointment in a timely manner as indicated in our cancellation policies, or if you do not show up for your scheduled appointment, the amount of your deposit that is retained by us shall be deemed compensation to us for the services we provide and constitute liquidated damages. Full details are in the Appointment Cancellation Policy and in our Terms and Conditions.