TJ (664) 638-1350 / SD (619) 399-0093

Calle 6ta. 1191 Zona Centro, Tijuana

  • We take our profession seriously

    ... and with passion to deliver high quality dental treatments that lasts, looks and feels good.

Dental 6ta & E represents the idyllic place for receiving dental attention in all areas of oral medicine, from general dentistry to specialist’s care, providing traditional therapies and alternatives treatments.
We provide a wide range of dental treatments, like Root Canals, Dental Implants, Cosmetic Dentistry, Orthodontics, Teeth Whitening, Smile Makeovers and much more. Thanks to our experience and affordable prices, we are your best dentist in Tijuana.

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Dental 6ta & E provides dental treatments to the patient and the community with a biological approach in all its areas without forgetting the traditional principles.

Offers esthetic and restorative treatments with cutting edge materials and gives holistic options, keeping in mind that the tooth is an organ… Read more


• – Service to the Patient with Friendliness and Courtesy.

We are here to take care of the patient and offer oral health. This dental office was created to serve the patient and the community. You are cared for in a friendly and not hostile atmosphere focused on making you feel comfortable and without intimidation. Read More


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About Us

Dental 6ta & E is funded by the vision of dentists Ivonne Amezcua, Endodontist, and Walter De La O, Biological Dentistry/Orthodontist.



Dr. De La O begins to practice biological dentistry at Sanoviv Hospital and two years later he is promoted to Head of Dental Department where he carries out this function until the year 2013.


On this year Dr. Amezcua receives her degree as Endodontist Specialist. Dr. De La O is certified as Orthodontist and Maxillofacial Orthopedist by A.M.O.M.


Together they start Excelencia Dental, working on it for more than 7 years.


Dr. De La O begins the Orthodontics specialty and is certified as Orthodontics Specialist by I.D.A.P.
Dr. Amezcua and Dr. De La O fund Dental 6ta & E on September 2012 and this way offer better service to the patient, as well as continuing offering traditional and alternative dental treatments.

Experience in Oral Medicine

Dr. Walter De La O has more than 12 years practicing metal free dentistry and 10 years doing biological dentistry. He practiced at Sanoviv Hospital as head of the dental department from 2001-2013. He applies his knowledge in all the different areas that he masters standing out in the treatments of holistic dentistry, orthodontics and replacement of amalgam with resin combined with oxygen/ozone therapies.

Dr. Ivonne Amezcua has a wide knowledge of the anatomy of the root and the controversies that exists between traditional and biological dentistry in the treatment of root canals. She performs root canals with holistic protocols when it is specified and she is constantly bringing herself up to date.

Our Services




In orthopedics the treatment is achieved with the use of apparatus

Orthopedics is part of dentistry where the treatments can be done with removable or fixed apparatus. The ideal age to start is between 8 and 10 years old, but it can be done since age 3 eliminating habits, like sucking your finger, sucking your lip or tongue, mouth breather.
Unlike orthodontics, where brackets, arches and elastics are used as part of the treatment, in orthopedics the treatment is achieved with the use of a dental device.
With the use of retainers, dental and skeletal movements can be attained, which means problems that are related to the size and form of upper and lower teeth can be corrected this way altering the patience profile in a positive way. Usually brackets are used when finishing orthopedics.




Orthodontics is the use of brackets that are attached to the teeth and later an arch can be placed, which will achieve dental movements.

The brackets can be metallic, ceramic or porcelain. The elastics can be transparent or different colors. They are usually placed from age 16, although it can be from age 12. photos

Learn more about Orthodontics in Tijuana

Root Canal



It’s the dentist duty to remove dental cavities when one exists on a tooth. If the cavity already invaded the dental nerve, the dentist will also get to the nerve one he removes it.

Faced with this situation there are only two options, tooth extraction, that is remove it along with its root, or the root canal.
Root canal means to remove the tooth’s nerves, clean the canals where they were and finish it filling them with medicine. This process can be done the traditional way or with a biological protocol.
It is important to know that once you finish with the root canal, a post has to be made, either metallic or ceramic, and finish rehabilitating the tooth with a crown.

Learn more about Root Canals in Tijuana




Having beautiful, white, cosmetic teeth is very important for oral health, self-esteem and overall appearance, especially if we are talking about upper and lower front teeth.

People whose teeth are stained, mottled, cracked or crooked can develop the habit of hiding their denture, covering their mouth with their hand as they speak, learn how to smile without showing their teeth or even drop into depression. In the past these types of problems could only be corrected with full crowns or orthodontic treatment. But now we have the advantage of doing dental Veneers or Lumineers.

Learn more about Dental Veneers in Tijuana

Digital X Ray



“… with the use of digital X Ray we are able to reduce the amount of radiation by 80%

The use of X Ray in dentistry is routine and, in certain cases, indispensable.
Even though the amount of radiation used in dentistry is minimal, with the use of digital X Ray we can reduce the amount of radiation by 80%. Read more




1 out of 2 Americans has periodontal disease

Periodontics refers to the illnesses that take place “around” the tooth that is, the gum, the bone and the ligament. These illnesses are known as gingivitis, periodontitis or periodontal disease and in most cases do not produce pain.
Periodontal disease is so aggressive that compromises the immune system 24 hours a day. Even though it is very frequent a lot of dentists are unaware that it must be treated before starting other treatments, like crowns or implants. In cases, where it is known that the patient is diagnosed with diabetes, hypertension, circulatory or heart problems, it must be considered as a priority.
The key for controlling this illness is when the patient is more proactive with his dental hygiene at home. This is achieved with education on our behalf with the appropriate care of your mouth promoting the health area with natural remedies and products, and choosing the right vitamins and nutritional supplements as well as their quality.

Maxillofacial Surgery



… it is preferable that the maxillofacial surgeon performs the surgical procedure

It is preferable that oral surgeries are performed by the maxillofacial surgeon.
We are trained to do routine or not complicated dental extractions, but we also know how to recognize our limits in our capacities and judge when it is preferable that the maxillofacial surgeon performs the surgical procedure.
This way the procedure is faster and the healing and post operatory is better.
We offer intravenous sedation done by an anesthesiologist medical specialist. Unlike general anesthesia, with sedation the patient enters a semi-sleep state or unconscious with the ability to respond when he is spoken to.
Local dental anesthesia is also used. It has an additional cost and it depends on the age and state of health of the patient.

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… it is the closest you can get to replacing the lost natural tooth.

When someone loses a tooth, whatever the reason, he only has 3 options and the implant is one of them, followed by the fixed bridge and the removable bridge, without any order of importance.
With the implant you have the advantage that the teeth adjacent to the space aren’t reduced, it is something permanent not removable, esthetic and it is the closest you can get to replacing the loss of the natural tooth.

Learn more about Dental Implants in Tijuana

Teeth Whitening



… obtain whiter tones in your teeth.

With teeth whitening you can eliminate stains, pigmentations and attain whiter tones in your teeth.
It is common to whiten only the 6 frontal upper teeth, in other words, from canine to canine. It is important to know that if there are resins or crowns in one of these teeth, these will not be whitened.

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Biological Dentistry


The easiest way to understand what biological dentistry is when you comprehend that the mouth is part of the body and that any treatment performed on it impacts the patient’s health.

The teeth are organs, the same as your heart and your liver, and every time we do a treatment on them, we are aware of the impression it can make on other areas of your body or of your health. That is why we work with biocompatible materials and with a holistic approach relying on natural remedies, vitamins and herbal therapy, oxygen—ozone therapy and, when necessary, on alternative and homeopathic doctors.

BioCybernetic Dentistry


Each one of our teeth represents a part of our being.

With these studies we can understand the dynamic there is between our teeth and other parts of our bodies.
The teeth are present since the first months of life and sometimes, since birth. In these organs, lessons learned, experiences and emotions are recorded that we acquire while we grow and develop. Each one of our teeth represents a part of our self.
We understand that the mouth cannot be treated as a separate part of the body. On the contrary, it forms an essential part of it. One cannot be healthy without taking care of their oral condition.
The oral treatments that we offer and perform are done with this in mind and have the finality to heal the whole body, not just the mouth.

Oxygen / Ozone Therapy

Ozone has been used in medicine since long ago and dentistry is not an exception. It is useful for treating gingivitis, periodontitis, healing after an extraction or dental surgery, root canals and infections.
It is an oxygenator, revitalizer and antioxidant. It is available in gas, ozonized olive oil and ozonized water.
It is important to know that, in dentistry as well as in medicine, each time that we talk about ozone therapy we are really referring to oxygen-ozone therapy (more than 99.98% is oxygen .02% is ozone) but for practical reasons we refer to it simply as ozone therapy.

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Welcome to our blog: Here you will find articles of interest for the care of your teeth and to have a beautiful smile.

Wisdom Teeth

On August 12, 2016


The wisdom teeth are the last ones to form, they erupt outside the gum approximately around the age of 17 and 22, but if there isn’t enough space in the mouth to fit them or if these molars come in a bad position (inclined) it could cause a lot of discomfort and pain. The most common problems caused by wisdom teeth in a bad position are cavities, either on them or on the tooth next to it, infection, bad breath, gum and crowded teeth problems. Also for being in the back of the mouth brushing becomes more complicating which favours bacteria to accumulate.

In my experience I recommend to extract these molars between the age of 16 and 24, because at this age the roots are less developed and the complications are minimal when removing them. Besides being young the tissue heals up better than when you are an adult.   

The way we evaluate how your wisdom teeth are doing is with a routine consultation, where we take an X ray which we’ll be able to determine if it’s better to keep the tooth or extract it.

If your molars comes in a good position we can do a routine extraction, if the molars comes inclined or blocked by bone, an oral surgery needs to be done.

Wisdom teeth are unpredictable and can cause discomfort at any moment, taking a pain killer will only make it better momentarily, it is better to take away the pain by its root.  

Teeth Whitening

On July 27, 2016


Teeth whitening is one of the most requested procedures done these days in the dental office because it is a simple and painless process and that gives an aesthetic benefit in only one hour.

We have to keep in mind the reasons why teeth start to turn darker. The first reason is age, because you start to lose the enamel layer and the dentin makes the tooth look more yellow; the second reason is the metal and/or composite restorations. With time, metal starts to pigment the rest of the tooth a greyish color and the composite when turning porous starts to pigment because of the drinks and food we eat. The third reason would be that the tooth has a root canal which devitalizes it and turns it grayish; and lastly the external agents like tobacco, coffee, wine and other tinted foods.

There are two types of teeth whitening, the interior and the exterior; the interior whitening is only done when a tooth has lost its pulp (root canal) turning grayish. The exterior whitening is a procedure that is done the most because of its aesthetic purpose, here we use a 40% hydrogen peroxide based gel which is applied to the surface of the teeth in 2 intervals of 20 minutes each.

It is important to know that the only side effect produced by a teeth whitening is dental sensitivity, which can be controlled by desensitizers.

The cares after doing the whitening will help the result last for more time, therefore the patient must be aware that his diet and habits will be what contributes to this result.

Porcelain Crowns

On June 25, 2016

  I prefer porcelain crowns over the metal porcelain crowns because they don’t stain the tooth and the metal doesn’t start to show; the translucent ones looks more natural than the metal ones because these always look grayer.

  I’ve been offering porcelain crowns since I finished university. The last metal porcelain crown that I did was while I was still a student.

  These types of crowns are nothing new, the truth is they have been around for more than 20 years.  The reason that they haven’t offered them to you might be that the dentist may not be up to date on the modern materials that exist. In the past it wasn’t possible to offer porcelain crowns without the aid of metal because they would fracture, but because of technology and the advances of dentistry in computers, now they can make porcelain crowns this way. Besides, there are patients that prefer to avoid contact with metals because of health reasons,  therefore these types of crowns are a better option for them.

  You may come to think that changing your metal porcelain crowns for zirconia (which is a type of porcelain), have to be done in a few appointments, but really it only needs 2 visits to have your metal free crown.

  The Zirconia, Bruxzir, E-Max among others (all of these are porcelain brands), are lightly more expensive that metal porcelain crowns, but is an investment that is worth it considering that you will never start to see a gray margin on the edge of the crown, they are more aesthetic, there is no risk of toxicity due to its metal or smell, they last approximately around 10 years if you take good care if them and they have a more conservative preparation therefore maintaining your dental structure for longer time.  

Getting the Perfect Smile with Dental Braces in Tijuana Mexico

On May 9, 2016

Everyone wants to have the perfect smile. Whenever you turn on the TV, you see actors and actresses flashing their toothpaste-commercial smiles while walking down the red carpet, whereas you just sit there with your uneven teeth and awkward smile. But these actors and actresses have all had work done on their teeth to achieve that perfect smile, which is something that is also within your reach.

One of the best ways recommended by dental care professionals for you to get that perfect smile is to use dental braces. Braces have been around for a long time, though what our ancestors used is more primitive than the ones available today. Archaeologists found Egyptian and Greek skeletons that have wire wrapped around their teeth, and in the 1700s, Pierra Fauchard used a horseshoe-like device to correct problems with a person’s bite. Since then, the technology used in orthodontics has not stopped making advances.

There used to be a time when people disliked the idea of putting on braces. Any patient whose dentist recommended them would cringe at the idea and perhaps refuse or come up with a silly excuse. The patient would be fearful of the whole treatment process and apprehensive of the dentist who would recommend it. Whether justified or not, it was a general sentiment at the time that metal braces were embarrassing and unsuitable, especially for older people. Another common complaint was the pain braces caused.

Chances are you already have a dentist that you go to for your dental care. However, a regular dentist isn’t equipped to handle problems like crooked teeth and uneven bites. This is why you need to consult someone specifically trained in orthodontics. An orthodontist is basically a dentist who has extra training when it comes to the use and application of braces and other orthodontic procedures.

As mentioned before, dental technology regarding braces is more advanced than mere wires wrapped around the teeth. The most common type of braces you can find is the metal ones, but there is also a gold-based option for those who are allergic to metals. If you feel self-conscious about metal in your mouth, you can also use clear aligners that are practically invisible when worn.

By using the best braces dentists have, you can not only look better than before, it can also improve your overall oral health. Straight teeth are easier to clean because the bristles of your toothbrush can reach between your teeth easier. Straight teeth can also improve your self-esteem.

The cost of the best braces varies depending on the dental problem that it will be treating and the type of material that will be used. You can talk to your insurance provider, or work out a payment plan with your dentist. Though braces can be a bit expensive, the results are well worth the cost.


Braces are meant to enhance the smile and to correct the poorly aligned teeth. Today, even adults opt for if, knowing that a perfect set of teeth is important to their career advancement, lifestyle and self esteem.

The merits of using Invisalign (available in September 2016)

The process involves the use of aligners that are clear and translucent. They are arranged in a series that makes them effective for their function. A salient feature is that they are removable, something that could not be done with the old metal braces. This means you can remove them when you are eating and put them back on after you have finished. This is a major attraction to patients who seek these devices. Another thing to consider is that you do not have to put up with wearing metal brackets and wires that stick out of your mouth like some kind of machine. No, it’s just the plain old you with a great new smile.

If you choose to go for Dental Brace, then it is important that you consult with a dentist in Tijuana Mexico that has the required expertise. At Dental 6ta & E, our orthodontic specialist will examine your teeth and determine which device will suit you. He will also work out a schedule for you on when to wear the aligners and when not to. Furthermore, he will show you how to wear the appliance so as to allow your teeth to adjust to it.



In my experience as a patient, I have experienced excellent care, the highest standard of care mixed with the highest standard of ethics. Ethics comes with holistic attention to the patient and to the planet through the practice of biological dentistry. The English language of Dr. De La O and Dr. Amezcua is excellent.
- Jude Gladstone Cade, Patient


All my amalgams were removed and they substituted them for mercury free material. I feel better and I look better!
- Paco Romero, Patient


Me encantó la limpieza, decoración y música de relajación lo cual hace el medio ambiente más relajado. Muy atentos, no hubo dolor en el proceso de mi atención. En la aplicación de la anestesia excelente. Definitivamente es un lugar 5 estrellas. Aparte son 3 doctores, cada se especializa en algo, y eso hace que tengas de todo en un solo lugar evitando ir a otros lugares si te recomiendan un tratamiento que a veces cualquier otro dentists que trabaja solo no ofrece. Ah, y tienen estacionamiento privado!
- Rosa Tejedo, Patient


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