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Old 03-02-2011, 11:22 PM
 
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Would you go to a dentist in Tijuana? I keep hearing about the lack of saftey in TJ. Bottom line, husband and I have both needed root canals in the last month at 1,000 a pop. Now we both need crowns at another 1,000 a pop! Since we have no dental insurance, Tiajuana is an option. Opinions, please and if you have any dentists to recommend, please do.

Many thanks.
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Old 03-03-2011, 12:11 AM
 
Location: Talmadge, San Diego, CA
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Check out the Mexico forum. You'll find lots of threads on dentists in TJ.
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Old 03-03-2011, 12:57 PM
 
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Thanks, Moved. I took your advice and have now found the dentist I want to visit. My passport is current, but husband's is not. The dentist I spoke with said sometimes the border patrol will let him cross with a DL and birth cert, but sometimes not.

Any thoughts or recent experiences, anyone?
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Old 03-03-2011, 01:51 PM
 
Location: Talmadge, San Diego, CA
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Which dentist did you decide on? Crossing with a DL and birth certificate can be risky. If you want to try it, I would check before you cross the border. I have a passport card for crossing the border. It cost $45, and it's good for 10 years. I filled out the application online, and applied at the County Administration Office, and it took two weeks to get it. It looks like a miniature passport, but it's the size of a driver's license.
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Old 03-03-2011, 02:44 PM
 
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I had no idea you could do that. Thanks for the info. When you say "risky" - do you mean it would be risky for him to get back to the U.S.?
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Old 03-03-2011, 05:57 PM
 
Location: Talmadge, San Diego, CA
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Yes.
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Old 08-19-2014, 07:22 PM
 
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Tijuana is very safe, i recommend you dentistattijuana.com they have shuttle service from the border to the clinic.
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