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Dentist Capital of the World
Los Algodones, Mexico, is said to be occupied by more dentists than anywhere else in the world.
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Los Algodones, nicknamed Molar City, has a population of 4,000, yet has about 350 dentists, some with so many patients the line swings out the door.

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The four square blocks of Los Algodones, Mexico, is said to be occupied by more dentists than anywhere in the world

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There is no uniform licensing procedure or investigative authority in Mexico -- so medical authorities urge caution when people cross the border for dental work.

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Block after block in Los Algodones, Mexico, is lined with dental offices and wall-to-wall billboards promising to enhance a smile.

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The sun-drenched city is such a dental draw because of its cut-rate prices – about $70 for a filling, $330 for a porcelain crown, less than $20 for a cleaning. That's about 70 percent less than U.S. prices.

Dentist Capital of the World

Los Algodones, Mexico, is said to be occupied by more dentists than anywhere else in the world.

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