Medical Tourism

Medical Tourism in Matagalpa, Nicaragua

Medical or Dental Tourism

Medical, or dental tourism in our case, is popular among our European, Canadian, and American customers, who come to Matagalpa to experience the natural beauty and tranquility of Northern Nicaragua. Low cost of dental treatment is, of course, the primary reason for this popularity. But there are other benefits too which are discussed below. Along with it's pleasant climate, Matagalpa offers excellent accommodations to meet all budgets. Whether you want stay in the city, forest, or even coffee farm, its central location in Nicaragua provides access to mountain regions, waterfalls, and beaches, where you can relax while you recuperate.

Why is Sonrisas Sanas popular for dental vacations?

Low Cost Dentistry in Nicaragua: Dental packages in Nicaragua include all costs like X-ray, prosthesis, etc., at the clinic, and the dentist's fees, and yet they are over 100% less expensive than what you will find in the US, UK, Canada, and most developed countries. For the 100 million plus people in the US without dental insurance, dental vacations to Nicaragua are easily an attractive option.

Proximity and Convenience: Nicaragua is quite close to the US and Canada, and this makes traveling for dental care very hassle-free. It does not take more than 4-7 hours of travel from the US, depending on which city you are flying from. Many major US cities have daily non-stop flights to Nicaragua. Also US and Canadian citizens who have valid passports  do not need a visa to enter Nicaragua for stay of less than three months. Below are some sample flight paths to Nicaragua from major cities in the US:

Modern dental prosthesis, equipment, and technology: Dental prothesis and equipment used in dental clinic Sonrisas Sanas are the same as those used in the US. In fact, they are imported from the US.

Highest safety standards and precautions for patient care: Dental Clinic Sonrisas Sanas follows Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines for infection control in dental healthcare settings ( We have strict hygiene standards to ensure all our instruments are sterilized using a powerful ultrasonic machine and autoclave, protective barriers are used on equipment, and employees are trained to prevent cross-infection. In our clinic you can rest assured you are receiving the safest high quality care you deserve.

Personalized care: People coming to our clinic are often amazed at the level of personalized treatment. At Sonrisas Sanas we have a lot of experience in treating tourists. We are able to think of things that you haven't thought of and ensure that all your needs are met.

Fixed Price Dental Packages: Dental vacation packages that include fixed price remove the uncertainty of how much the final bill will be. Unlike the USA where medical costs are not always clear in advance, before traveling for dental tourism to Sonrisas Sanas, the package cost are known. Dental X-Rays & reports may be required in advance, before the person's trip.

Popular Dentistry Trip Procedures

Dental implants: Dental implants are a permanent way to replace missing teeth and in Sonrisas Sanas you can find them at an affordable price. Below is a picture of an edentulous (toothless) patient before dental implants (left); Dental implants before crowns are placed on them (center); After dental implants were placed.


Dental bridges: Below is picture of before dental bridges were placed in a patient with bruxism (grinding of teeth)(left); After dental bridges were placed in the same patient.

dental bridge 1  dental bridge 2

Dental veneers: Have chipped, or stained teeth? Porcelain veneers are a permanent way of handling them and bringing back a bright smile.

Dental crowns and caps: Dental crowns cover the visible surface of your teeth. Pictures of before (left) and after dental crowns procedure done.


Full mouth reconstruction: Another very popular and expensive procedure in the United States, you can save thousands of dollars by having it done in our clinic. We address the oral health, functionality, and the look of the gums and teeth and include the participation of restorative dentists, periodontists (gum specialists), orthodontists (tooth positions and movements specialist), oral surgeons, and endodontists (tooth pulp specialist).

Contact us here for additional information and quotes for your personalized dental tourism package.



Lunes-Viernes: 8:00 am a 6:00 pm

Sabados: 8:00 am a 4:00 pm

Telefono: 505 2772 6169


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1C al Oeste Matagalpa, Nicaragua



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