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A recent World Health Organization (WHO) report rated Costa Rica’s health system above that of the USA*. A high level of professional training and an impressive public healthcare system reflect in the private care available to Medical Tourists. Once known mainly for its acclaimed promotion of ecotourism, dentistry in Costa Rica is now gaining significant international recognition.

A study at the University of Costa Rica showed that almost 14% of visitors to the country come in search of its medical expertise. The well-educated, tech-savvy population is gaining Costa Rica the reputation of a Central American 'Singapore', with industry analysts putting it in the top three offshore development destinations for American companies along with China and India.

Professional Aftercare

One of the most interesting aspects of the Medical Tourism industry in Costa Rica is in the area of recuperation facilities. While other destinations offer high quality hotels and accommodation, Costa Rica goes a bit further. Once a treatment has been completed, patients are able to check into dedicated recuperation centres. These centres have excellent accommodation and relaxation facilities but also provide qualified nurses and medical workers to help monitor their client’s condition and keep doctors updated on the recovery progress.

Regional benefits

Most doctors in Costa Rica spend much of their time maintaining the country’s excellent public healthcare system. Revenue from the treatment of foreign patients enables local medical specialists to continue devoting their resources to the local healthcare. Benefits are mutual, with skills passing between the two sectors. In addition to dental and cosmetic practice the Medical Tourism boom is enabling corrective eye surgery clinics to open and encourage hospitals — such as CIMA Hospital San Jose — to seek Joint Commission International certification.

Dentists in Costa Rica have the advantage of being able to offer patients dedicated recuperation centres in sun-filled tropical surroundings. As the regions leading healthcare destination it attracts patients from the U.S as well as neighbouring countries to take advantage of the low-cost, high-quality dental care available.

The Colegio De Cirujanos Dentistas overseas all Costa Rica's dental practices. It's practices conform to the very highest standards represented in world dentistry. A lengthy college career of 6 years is followed by a commitment to continuing education over the entire course of a dentist's career. To benefit from research and developments in US dentistry many Costa Rican dentists maintain not only local affiliations but membership of the American Dental Association (ADA) and of those US dental associations connected to the specialties they practice.

A combination of lower local wages and costs allow Costa Rican dentists to operate with the same materials and equipment as their North American counterparts at far lower prices. The same implant that might cost $2000 or more in the US can cost under $1000 in Costa Rica. Our most popular destination in Costa Rica is San Jose and San Pedro.

You can also consider Mexico for your dental needs, where for similarly low price the same quality treatments are offered.

Dentists in Costa Rica - Prices

The following price guide indicates estimated cost of Dentistry in Costa Rica. Please note that this is a guide only and you should always check with your dentist directly.


Crowns $330 €220 £155
Bridges $550 €435 £275
Implants $1,200 €900 £600
Veneers $400 €300 £200
Fillings $50 €35 £25
Root Canals $170 €110 £85

Dentists in Costa Rica - Qualifications

Costa Rica’s Board of Dental Surgeons, Public and Private Dental Universities, Professional Associations and Specialist Boards, all work together to oversee and maintain the high quality of dentistry in Costa Rica. The Board of Dental Surgeons governs all practising dentists in the country with continuing education required for all members. Regular inspections of clinics are carried out by the National Health Department to ensure strict standards of sterilisation and health are maintained.

Formal training for all Costa Rican dentists begins in university where students undergo six years of education from the University of Costa Rica or similar courses from various private universities. Many graduates then travel abroad to further their dental knowledge in a specific area of dentistry.

Practicing dentists in Costa Rica receive the same education, have access to the same hi-tech medical equipment and follow the same Board Certification Requirements as a dentist in the United States, Canada or Europe. A reputable dental practice in Costa Rica will be a member of the American Dental Association, the international authority providing continuing education and teaching in the advancement of Dental Science.

For those interested in cosmetic dental treatment, look for clinics who belong to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, an organisation which sets standards of excellence in cosmetic dentistry. This is the largest association of its kind in the world with over 7000 practitioners in 60 countries.

Dentists in Costa Rica - Additional Information
Organizations

The Colegio De Cirujanos Dentistas (CCD) De Costa Rica is the dental regulatory body created by the legislative assembly of Costa Rica. All dentists operating in Costa Rica must be members of the CCD.

Dental Ethics

Members of the Colegio De Cirujanos Dentistas are required to abide by its ethics and requlations as stipulated in the legislative act that created the Colegio. The Colegio publishes its own code of ethics that places the Dentist's reponsibility to the health of the patient at the core of the profession.

Complaints

Complaints directed to the Colegio are dealt with by the Tribunal de Honor. It has powers to issue warnings, suspend members, expel members. In addition the Tribunal will refer complaints addressed to it that relate to non-members, suspended or expelled members to the civil courts.

Acts commited during professional practice that might be judged illegal will become the responsibility of the civil courts.

Continuing education

The code of ethics of the CCD states that the surgeon dentist should update his technical and scientific knowledge in a process of continual learning. This process is covered by the dental legislative act and is an enforced element of the CCD's membership requirements.

Data Protection

Dentists in Costa Rica have an obligation to protect and preserve the dental records of their patients, past and present, under the code of ethics of the CCD.

Resources

El Colegio De Cirujanos Dentistas
Colegio De Cirujanos Dentistas

Provisions of the Legislative Act (Spanish)
Directive 5784

Code of ethics (Spanish)
CCD code of ethics


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Prisma Dental

(888) 848-7639 ext: 66767300 mts east of Plaza Mayor, Rohrmoser Blvd, San Jose
"Crowns, bone graft, extractions, implants, fillings, cleaning, root canals"Kent, Ojai, California, 23 Jul 13
"I have twice, over the last seven years, had major dental work and oral surgery at Prisma. Both times I have been completely satisfied with the experience. This is a clinic of professionals that can compare with dental clinics anywhere in the world. I recommend Prisma services to friends and family all the time, and without qualification."
Prisma Dental is a ¨one stop shop¨ for all cosmetic and general dental treatments such as Full Mouth Restorations and Implants as well as speciality dental procedures such as Endodontics, Periodontics, Orthodontics, Oral Surgery and Pediatric Dentistry. All of our dental procedures are done with state of the art equipment including our on-site digital, panoramic x-ray machine.  We are proud to maintain accreditation by the AAASF as a surgical dental facility. Telma Rubinstein, DDS, and Josef Cordero Pinczanski, DDS, are internationally-trained dental implants surgeons who lead the cosmetic dentistry team of Prisma Dental, a state-of-the-art general and cosmetic dentistry practice in Costa Rica. Drs. Rubinstein and Cordero each have more than 27 years of experience providing excellent general and cosmetic dentistry care to a global clientele. Dr. Cordero is widely recognized as an extremely skilled Costa Rica dental implants surgeon and Dr. Rubinstein is known for her expertise in full-mouth restoration and smile makeover treatments. Together with their outstanding staff, Drs. Rubinstein and Cordero provide their clients with advanced dental treatments that result in better oral health and gorgeous smiles. Their work has been recognized by international media and has been featured in several prominent publications, including The Washington Times and International Living. At Prisma Dental we have an on-site dental lab using the most modern and advanc
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Orthodontist Consultation
Braces
We offer a wide array of orthodontic treatments here in our clinic. We will evaluate your case and provide treatment plans to correct an improper bite; tooth position or crooked teeth and other issues. These treatments are used for both medical purposes and to aesthetically improve the appearance of your smile. 
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Cosmetic Dentistry Costa Rica

(888) 848-7639 ext: 64098Paseo Colón, 150 north from Centro Colón Bulding around the corner from the TRIP
"Very professional"Dale, Virginia, 08 Mar 14
"My treatment was great. Dr Ana is a great doctor and very professional. She helped me in every way possible. I am totally happy with her and the staff."
Our practice focuses on Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry, Dr:Ana Paniagua and her team of specialist work hard in order to perfect and achive your smile goals. Member of American Academy of  Cosmetic Dentistry. The smile you wish is just a call away!! Toll Free from USA & Canadá: 877-894-4505 Costa Rica Clinic number: +(506) 2221-6563 .
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Orthodontist Consultation
Dra. Paniagua gives you a complete evaluation  with a computerized diagnosis. She will require the following:  panaromic x rays, orthodontic models and x-rays in order to have a complete study of the work to be done. 
Braces
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Dr. Chin Wo Dental Center.com

(888) 848-7639 ext: 88179Hospital Clínica Bíblica Central and 1rst street, 14 and 16 ave,, San José, Cost
Dr. Chin Wo Dental Center is located at the Hospital Clinica Biblica in San Jose Costa Rica. Our top priority is to be able to give a comprehensive approach to the patient in need of dental care. Dr. Chin Wo has a complete team of dental care professionals available at the center in the fields of Periodontics, Endodontics (root canal) and Pediatric dentistry
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Orthodontist Consultation
Invisalign™
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Coco Dental Care

(888) 848-7639 ext: 33591El Coco, Guanacaste
Coco Dental Care is a Dentist in Playa de Coco. To contact them for additional information simply fill out the contact form.
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Orthodontics
Braces
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Centro Pediátrico Kidoz

(888) 848-7639 ext: 33804Calle 98, Rohrmoser, Pavas, San Jose
Centro Pediátrico Kidoz is a Paediatrician in San José. To contact them for additional information simply fill out the contact form.
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Child Orthodontics
 

Symmetry Dental

(888) 848-7639 ext: 33393San Jose, San Pedro. Gas Station El Higueron 4 blocks south 2 blocks east., San
"Results were far beyond what I expected"Tony, US, 15 Jun 10
"Results were far beyond what I expected. However, it seems that an extra $50 was tacked on for each tooth - perhaps because I did not stay at his parents' guest house."
When SYMMETRY professional team decided to offer dental services in Revahealth, it already had 14 years of experience not only in private practice but as Proffesors and Instructors in Dental Schools in Costa Rica. The strong education in the University of Costa Rica, the very best of this country, and the excellent programs abroad including U of Minnesota and U of Guadalajara, give Drs Hernandez and their team a superb proffesional education for offering to the patients coming for a few days, the best dental treatments. The experience gathered with visiting patients has given us the confidence to assure you the best result and outcome of your dental treatment. Trust your smile to specialists here at SYMMETRY!!
Orthodontist Consultation
Braces
Wisdom Tooth Extraction
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Dra. Adriana Munera Dental Clinic O.C.I.

(888) 848-7639 ext: 33523Liberia Guanacaste,Tamarindo beach, San Jose, Liberia,Tamarindo beach and San Jo
"Good service."Terry, US, 22 Dec 11
"They contacted me by email and we are in constant contact trying to plan a course of action for my dental treatment. They are also helping me find accommodations and will provide pick up at the airport."Shnnon, US, 06 Mar 12
We offer every kind of dental treatment offered in Europe and the U.S.A. We take care of children and adults. We offer special attention to disabled people. A group of professionals with national and international experience will serve you. The American Dental Association has approved our dental state of the art equipment. Collaboration with a dental laboratory. It is a pleasure to introduce Dental Clinic O.C.I. to you. With our group of professionals we are prepared to improve your smile within a very short time.Our certified professionals are active members of the Dental Surgeon Association.Our clinic has all the functioning permits required by the Health Ministry of Costa Rica.We work strictly hygienic.
Orthodontist Consultation
$4122  -  $5153 Enquire
Braces
Invisalign™
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Dental Clinic O.C.I. - Liberia

(888) 848-7639 ext: 83110Liberia, tamarindo Beach, Guanacaste

Dental Cosmetics Costa Rica

(888) 848-7639 ext: 23153Hospital CIMA San Jose, 2nd Tower, 6th floor, office #610-612, San Jose, 2654005
"Prompt and complete response."Isabel, US, 02 Mar 11
Our office offers a wide variety of Cosmetic and restorative treatments at very affordable prices. We specialize in Oral Rehabilitation and Cosmetic Dentistry, which in combination with our all specialist team, allows us to offer a large variety of dental services including laser tooth whitening, dental implants, porcelain veneers, full porcelain crowns and bridges, comfortable dentures and TMJ disorder treatment among others. Feel free to ask any questions or send any comments regarding Cosmetic Dentistry, our fees, or health tourism in Costa Rica . Be sure that our doctors will reply to you personally and as promptly as possible.
Orthodontist Consultation
Braces
$4000  -  $5000 Enquire
Wisdom Tooth Extraction
$60  -  $200 Enquire
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Rubinstein Dental-Dr.Federico&Associate-Curridabat

(888) 848-7639 ext: 68582Curridabat y Escazu, Curridabat
"I am very pleased"Thomas, Tilaran, 18 Jan 12
"I am very pleased with the service - and the prices are as they were quoted"
We believe in high quality and comfortable dentistry.  For us patient SATISFACTION is the major pillar of our practice.  We invest in the must up-to-date techniques and technology to bring you the best result in the fastest and most reliable way, while being a highly sensitive staff towards any fears you may have regarding your treaments.  We welcome dental phobic patients and those who wish for an outstanding smile make over. We have a handfull techniques including NITROUS OXIDE SEDATION to make your visit the mos comfortable ever. Be it implants or veneers or proffesional whitening, we guarantee our results!!! Dr Federico Rubinstein is a member of the AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION. Fellow in cosmetic dentistry, UCR. Postgraduate Program in Cosmetic Dentistry, U of Minnesota, USA.  Nitrous Oxide sedation program U of Minnesota.  Rotary Endodontics New Jersey Health Institute.
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Wisdom Tooth Extraction
$150  -  $400 Enquire
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Mora and Valdez Advance Dentisry

(888) 848-7639 ext: 33593Centro Comercial The Dome, Office #6 Uvita de Osa, Puntarenas
Mora and Valdez Advance Dentisry is a Dentist in Puntarenas. To contact them for additional information simply fill out the contact form.
Jaw repositioning appliances
Braces
Palate expander
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Clínica Odontologica Escalante S.A.

(888) 848-7639 ext: 13560Sabanilla, Montes de Oca, on the main road, 75 mts East from the M & S Gas Stati
"Excellent dentist."Connie, US, 03 Dec 10
We work with all the equipment required to provide personalized, ethical and professional dental health treatments. We are a group of dental professionals focused on providing high quality care to our patients.We strive to offer each of our patients the absolutely best service. We rely on state-of-the-art high-tech equipment to provide the most complete attention. This includes digital as well as panoramic and cephalometric X-ray machines.
Orthodontist Consultation
Teeth Cleaning
 

Dentistry Costa Rica

(888) 848-7639 ext: 33611Ave. 2 entre , Calle 38 and 40, San Jose
"very good servuce from Ray Hagist"Oscar, US, 08 Dec 14
Dentistry Costa Rica is a Dentist in San José. To contact them for additional information simply fill out the contact form.
Orthodontics
 
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