"I needed new lower and upper dentures, plus one one upper broken tooth pulled. A friend of mine had seen the Washington Dental Clinic while visiting Tijuana. He said it looked clean and modern. Sure, I was skeptical. I have a fear of dents and dental work. I had never been to Mexico. I had dental work done in the Philippines, some was very good, some was not so good; but very, very inexpensive. So I did some research. I checked out about 12 different dentists in Tijuana, Most were more expensive and all tried to up-sell me. I was on a limited budget. Their website gives you basic information. You choose what you need or want to have done and a price for that procedure is given. They have specialists for every type of work you want to have done. I chose Washington Dental Clinic because their dentist speak English, their answers were very straight forward, the price was within my budget, no appointment needed, they promised they could do the work I needed done in one day, and a good hotel was a block and one-half away from their facility. Aqua Rio Hotel; friendly staff, clean rooms, quiet at night. $35.00US for an air conditioned room.
I arrived at Washington Dental Clinic at 8:am, Monday morning. I was seen in about five minutes. We discussed the procedures I needed. The dentist explained that basic dentures would not be a good fit for my dental situation. They suggested that "Comfort Dentures" would be a better fit and last longer. I told them that I could not afford the higher cost and why I couldn't. We negotiated a cost I could afford. It was pleased that they wanted to do the best they could for me. The dentist took impressions of my teeth and told me to come back at 1:30 pm. for my fitting of the new dentures. I arrived back at the clinic at 1:30 and my dentures were not finished. They explained that many patients had arrived and they were a little behind. I told them I would be back at 3:00pm and when I arrive back they were ready to do the fitting of my new dentures. This is when the dentist extracted the tooth I needed pulled' The procedure for pulling the tooth was quick and painless. They then fitted the new dentures, They seemed to fit fine but how could I really tell, my mouth was still numb from the tooth extraction. The dentist told me there might be some rough spots and I might have a little pain around where I had existing teeth. He gave me some strips of sand paper, ( I thought this was strange) and instructed how to use the sand paper to gently smooth anywhere the new denture caused me pain. I was finished at the clinic at 4:pm and went back to my hotel room. I drove back home to Fremont, California the next morning (nine hour drive). The first week I did as instructed and did a little light sanding on one denture, the one that was most difficult to make, and the little pain I had, went away. If you decide to have work done at this dental clinic, you might be concerned, as I was, of how they can do the work needed done so quickly. They have very qualified dentists. It is now two months later and the dentures I had made at Washington Dental Clinic fit just fine and I AM VERY HAPPY WITH THE WORK I HAD DONE AT THEIR FACILITY."