Teeth cleaning is the removal of dental plaque and tartar from teeth to prevent cavities, gingivitis and gum disease. Severe gum disease causes at least one-third of adult tooth loss.
Deep Cleaning ( Also called Root Planning)
Is the process of smoothening the root surfaces and removing any infected tooth structure. If you have gum disease or gum pocketing, the gum pockets around the teeth will have deepened, thereby allowing tartar deposits to form under the gumline.
Is an artificial root replacement, made of titanium, used in prosthetic to support restorations that resemble a single or a group of teeth.
Refers to the restoration of teeth using materials that are fabricated by indirect methods which are cemented into place. It completely covers the tooth.
Is a thin layer of restorative material, (porcelain or composite) place over a tooth surface. Can be used to protect a damage surface of the tooth, or to improve the aesthetic needs of the patient.
Are prosthetic devices constructed to replace missing teeth, support by surrounding soft and hard tissue of the oral cavity.
Is a dental restoration material used to restore the function, integrity and morphology of missing tooth structure. The structural loss typically results from caries or external trauma. It is also lost intentionally during tooth preparation to improve the aesthetics or the physical integrity of the intended restorative material. Dental restoration also refers to the replacement of missing tooth structure which is supported by dental implants.
Root canal therapy refers to the process by which a dentist treats the inner aspects of a tooth, specifically that area inside a tooth that is occupied by its "pulp tissue." Most people would probably refer to a tooth's pulp tissue as its "nerve." While a tooth's pulp tissue does contain nerve fibers it is also composed of arteries, veins, lymph vessels, and connective tissue.
Where can I park my Car?
If you drive your self to Los Algodones, there is plenty of parking in a secured US lot on the Indian reservation. It has lights and security. But it closes at 10 PM when they want vehicles removed each night.
Where do the HST Medical Tour Buses park?
Our Tour buses use the same secured US lot on the Indian reservation, and are available all day long for comfortable shade, refreshments, sitting, reading, or a nap.
How long does it take to cross the border?
It take a few minutes or up to four hours. You need to know the time of day and the season to keep short exit times. You may drive into Mexico and back, but expect a dog search each time. Driving back can be convenient and comfortable if planned properly. There are plenty of parking lots in Algodones but you must be cautious.
Can I walk across the border?
Walking time is short, so we recommend walking both ways across the border and using our team to help you choose the best times for your schedule.
What Identification do I need to cross the border?
This is the internationally recognized travel document that verifies a persons identity and nationality.
US Passport Card - This new limited use travel document fits into your wallet and costs less than a passport but is valid for only land and sea travel.
Enhanced Drivers License - check with your state
Can I bring home purchases in Mexico?
US residents must declare their purchases when returning home.
$400 per day including one liter of alcohol and one carton of cigarettes per day are duty free, above that there is a allowance tax you will pay.
A 90 day supply of prescription drugs can be brought back across the border.
Controlled substances require a prescription.