Los Algodones

Dentistry & Orthodontics

Why Los Algodones?

Los Algodones, Baja California, Mexico has become the most visited city in all Latin America by Canadians and Americans due to the high demand of dental clinics that this city has, where they already call it “The Molar City” benefiting in the same or better quality in dental services as well as significant savings in the cost of such services. This is where we tell you that if you are looking for better quality, a very good service, and a significant saving on any dental treatment, Los Algodones is one of your best options.

The season begins in December and stretches until March, driven by Americans and Canadians traveling south for dental and other medical services and cheaper medications.

Treatments

Implants
A dental implant is an artificial tooth root that is placed into your jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge. Dental implants may be an option for people who have lost a tooth or teeth due to periodontal disease, an injury, or some other reason.
Zirconia Crowns
Zirconia is a very hard ceramic that is used as a strong base material in some full ceramic restorations. Zirconia is relatively new in dentistry and the published clinical data is correspondingly limited. The zirconia used in dentistry is zirconium oxide which has been stabilized with the addition of yttrium oxide.
All on 4
The term All-On-4 refers to “all” teeth being supported “on four” dental implants, a prosthodontics procedure for total rehabilitation of the edentulous patient or for patients with badly broken down teeth, decayed teeth or compromised teeth due to gum disease.
Dentures
(Also known as false teeth), are prosthetic devices constructed to replace missing teeth; they are supported by the surrounding soft and hard tissues of the oral cavity. Conventional dentures are removable (removable partial denture or complete denture). However, there are many denture designs, some which rely on bonding or clasping onto teeth or dental implants (fixed prosthodontics).

How to get to Los Algodones

Los Algodones, Baja California is located approximately 10 miles west of Yuma, Arizona. The nearest airport to Los Algodones is The Yuma International Airport. Car rentals are available as is insurance for driving across the U.S. border into Mexico.

From the U.S., the easiest way to get to Los Algodones is via Interstate 8, exiting onto State Route 186 Andrade Road leading to the international border at Andrade, California.

There is a public parking area on the U.S. side, adjacent to the border crossing.  The charge for day parking is $5.00, $22.00 for overnight.

What to do in Los Algodones?

There’s not much to do in Los Algodones but The Yuma area offers many fine attractions and points of interest for tourists, visitors, and residents. There are attractions of appeal to all interests, including history buffs, river rats, bird watchers, & off road devotees. The rich history and scenic beauty of Yuma Arizona bring opportunities galore to enjoy a day in the sun. Yuma’s points of interest go beyond the run of the mill tourist attraction, in part due to Yuma’s unique climate and prominent place in the history of Western America. 

Some of the attractions are Adair Park, Balloons over Yuma, Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, Dome Valley Raceway, and The Imperial Sand Dunes, also known as the Algodones Dunes, are the largest sand dunes in California. With heights of over 300 feet from the desert floor the dunes are an impressive site located just 20 miles West of Yuma. The large crowds of off-road recreational seekers camped at the Dunes often causes travelers on the Interstate to mistake the parking areas for a small town.

Gastronomy

Mexico can be made more exciting by exploring the border town and enjoying its touristic offerings. The border town abounds with restaurants and eateries offering scrumptious cuisine from Mexico as well as other parts of the globe.

You can always find taco stands, or you can also find some restaurants, where you’ll find the typical mexican food as carne asada, roast chicken and el pastor tacos.

Some of the restaurants are Pueblo Viejo, El Paraiso, Birriera el Paisa, and more.

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