Dental Tourism

Getting your teeth fixed in Mexico is a lot cheaper than getting them fixed in the United States or Canada. Some non-Mexican patients actively seek the service, while some professionals have their concerns. We took a look at dental work without borders.



PART TWO

Dental Tourism - Patient

Los Algodones is believed to have more dentists per capita than anywhere else in the world. One of the reasons its such a good place to practice is that the town is a magnet for American and Canadian patients. Some say the main attraction is cost. Getting your teeth fixed in Mexico is a lot cheaper than getting them fixed in the United States or Canada.

Jim Hadley has traveled to Los Algodones for dental work. He's from Alberta originally. He's retired now. And he splits his time between Radium, British Columbia and Yuma, Arizona. He was in Yuma for the show.

Dental Tourism - Broker

For the last three years, Ron Vinluan has been connecting people like Jim Hadley with dentists in Mexico. He's the Managing Director of Dayo Dental in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dental Tourism - Canadian Dentist

Many Canadian dentists take a dim view of dental tourism. Keith Manning is a dentist, and the President of the Alberta Dental Association and College. He was in Edmonton.

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