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Costa Rica Dental Clinic Lab

Costa Rica Dental Clinic Lab

(888) 491-7315Curridabat: Diagonal Esquina Noreste Plaza Jose Maria Zeledon, Curridabat, San JoseCosta Rica
4.6 / 5  Outstanding
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Opening Hours

Monday08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday08:00 - 18:00
Thursday08:00 - 18:00
Friday08:00 - 18:00
Saturday08:00 - 17:00
Sunday08:00 - 17:00
Prices from $150 - Enquire for a fast quote from Costa Rica Dental Clinic Lab. Outstanding ServiceScore™: 4.6 from 952 votes. Customer Service Award Winner 2018. 95 verified patient reviews.

Popular Treatments

Dentist Consultation
Dental Implants from $650
CROWN OVER IMPLANT (PFM) from $450
Dental Crowns
SINUS LIFT SURGERY $1200 - $1500
Dental Crowns
Root Canals
Porcelain Veneers
PORCELAIN VENEERS from $400
Porcelain Veneers
ALL ON 4 (HYBRID BAR-FIXED DENTURE) up to $6500
ALL ON 6. 12 UNITS PORCELAIN BRIDGE up to $9500
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About Costa Rica Dental Clinic Lab

ALL ON 4 CLINIC LAB & ALL ON 6 CLINIC LAB SPECIALIST

Costa Rica Dental Clinic Lab have a huge experience dealing with 

foreigners and design new smiles. Our service is completely 

personalize and for this reason we have our own  specialist 

for every step of your treatment. WE HAVE OUR OWN

DENTAL LAB AT THE CLINIC AND A PHARMACY FOR THE CONVENIENCE OF OUR PATIENTS.

We provide with free pick up and drop off at the Airport, also from 

clinic to hotel, hotel to clinic.


Discount- you will receive a 10% off in cash payments.

 


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from 95 verified reviews Patient Reviews of Costa Rica Dental Clinic Lab

"When you arrive you are treated like you are the only patient they have"
Clinic's favourite review
5 50Reviewed 02 Aug 2018 Verified user. Review confirmed by phone.
Treatment Received: Dental Crowns,Dental Implants,Bone Graft
My husband needed extensive dental care. After receiving several estimates from dentists in America we knew we needed to seek an alternative.

My husband has M.S. and due to the medications he is taking his saliva is practically nonexistent and his teeth were in very bad shape. I spent two months, working every day, researching how he could get the care he needed and could afford. I looked into possible help from the M.S. society (no), any kind of Government assistance (no), University dental care (no, didn't want to deal with the M.S. and we would have to wait at least a year), Mexico (too much crime and very little warranty coverage). Then someone suggested I look at Costa Rica.

I spent weeks researching Costa Rica education requirement and the many dental labs available. I read hundreds of reviews talked with actual patients and pared it down to 10 clinics.

From there it came down to 2 dental offices with highly qualified doctors, labs and dentist in the same office, experience with M.S. patients and accommodation. Costa Rica Dental Clinic Lab was the winner since they met all of my criteria and had the lowest bid. Money isn't everything, I don't usually make decisions based solely on cost but with all things being equal there was little to lose and much to gain.

The choice was perfect. They arranged for a driver to meet us at the airport. (Their driver is a great young man.) He took us directly to the dental office. Dr Cesar Salas was very attentive and took the time to evaluate my husband immediately. They developed a plan of action and began working. They set aside time for out of country patients for the time they know they will arrive and get started right away, so you are there and able to get help if you need it before you head home.

The first day was extractions, implants (5 uppers and 5 lower), and prepping his good teeth for crowns. He returned the second day for three bone grafts. He required the removal of infection in the left lower jaw. Tons of work later and he looked like he had been in a fist fight due to the swelling. We were given pain medications and antibiotics to take to our hotel. We iced him up for three days and he was bruised but did really well. After 4 days he was fitted with a temporary appliance to take home and we will be returning in about 4 months to get the permanent appliances.

When you arrive you are treated like you are the only patient they have. They explain every move as they work on you and made sure you understand. They are available for questions via text message or phone. The driver took us to and from our appointments. The lab made sure we were happy with the look (Francisco is a true artist) before doing the crowns. We felt the desire they had to make us happy. They stand behind their work with an impressive warranty. We left feeling like we had made friends, as well received the best care available.

If you need dental care you should call Geovanna right away and set yourself up for the best dental experience you could hope for.

P.S. we ended up saving almost 70% off the estimated cost in America.

Don't look for some high-rise, fancy office. The clinic is modest but clean. Most every home and business in Costa Rica has bars on the windows, doors, and garage entrance. The office is clean and all the equipment is comparable to what you would see in the states. The people are the best. Geovanna is a delight to work with, Dr Salas is experienced, friendly and caring, Francisco is an artist and takes real pride in his work. The driver was a jewel.

Thank you Costa Rica Dental Clinic Lab. We look forward to seeing you again.
Treated By: César Alonso Mora
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Lynn US
"I was treated with kindness and concern"
5 50Reviewed 10 Oct 2018 Review verified by email.
Treatment Received: Dentist Consultation
No pain! I was treated with kindness and concern.

It was an easy journey.
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John US
"I've experienced very little pain"
5 50Reviewed 19 Sep 2018 We were unable to verify the reviewer.
Treatment Received: Dentist Consultation
Caesar the dentist was very professional and pleasant. I've experienced very little pain or uncomfortable feelings.

It was basic. No frills, down to earth and no problems.
Treated By: César Alonso Mora
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Unknown Costa Rica
"The doctor did a great job and did it very quickly"
4.5 50Reviewed 04 Sep 2018 Verified user. Review confirmed by email.
Treatment Received: Extractions,Dental Implants,Dental Crowns
I had checked carefully and decided to go with the team at Costa Rica Dental Clinic Lab. I had 2 extractions, 4 implants and 4 crown bridge.

Excellent. Everyone was so professional. Dr Salas did a great job and did it very quickly. Could not believe that on Tuesday at 10.30 am I arrived at the clinic and was finished by 2 pm. I even had a temporary bridge by then. The lab is on the premises, everything is checked and double checked again. It is a small clinic but they have every speciality on staff.

Geovanna, the coordinator, was terrific even calling us on the way out to make sure the driver had picked us up in time for our flight!

Looking forward to going back and finishing the implants in 4 months.
Treated By: César Alonso Mora
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Beverly US
"I have never had such a pleasant visit to the dentist office in my life"
5 50Reviewed 26 Aug 2018 Review verified by phone.
Treatment Received: Dental Bridges,Dental Crowns,Root Canals,Teeth Whitening,Fillings
My wife and I were directed to the clinic by my sister. I had been in an motor vehicle accident. I lost one tooth and chipped another. My wife needed whitening, 3 crowns and a filling. I needed 2 bridges, a crown, and a root canal. We figured that we saved around 20k versus getting our teeth fixed in the States with insurance.

I would recommend this clinic to anybody who wants to save their cash.

The doctor and the staff are very professional yet also very personable. They are very well skilled in their craft. The receptionist makes you feel like family the moment that you arrive. I have never had such a pleasant visit to the dentist office in my life! If we ever need anything other than a cleaning. Dr Mora will be our doctor.
Treated By: Freddy
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review avatarDoug US
"He takes pride in his work and well should"
5 50Reviewed 07 Aug 2018 Verified user. Review confirmed by phone.
Treatment Received: Cosmetic Dentist Consultation
Going to a foreign country to get extensive, complicated dental work can be very daunting and stressful. The idea was suggested to me by a man on Facebook. At first, I thought "are you crazy" but then when faced with the enormous cost of having the work done here in the States I knew we had to do something. My husband has M.S. and the medications he is on have wreaked havoc on his teeth. The cost of doing the necessary work in the U.S. would run in the 30K to 50K range. We are on a fixed income with only a small retirement account. What to do. I researched for over two months.

I talked with the M.S. society. They referred me to someone for a loan. I talked with Washington State University Dental and their criteria were complicated with no guarantee he would be seen. If they did see him it wouldn't be before 2019. We needed the work done soon to avoid further damage to his gums and bone. We researched Mexico and found the crime rate concerning, and the reviews warned us the dentist there will try to talk you into more work than necessary. Their warranty ran two years.

I contacted 10 dental offices in Costa Rica, sent them my husband's panoramic x-rays and asked for estimates and plans of care they thought would be necessary. The estimates varied in costs and the contact follow up of some were lacking. I read literally hundreds of reviews and talked with people who had dental work done in CR. I even joined an ex-pat Costa Rica Facebook page to talk with people who live there. After weeks of research, I had two finalists. Both had the right answers to what we were looking for but one had a better price.

These were the important things to us:
The doctor's education and years in practice.
Quality of materials used.
Was the lab on site?
A pharmacy was next door.
Medical attention was available.
Was the doctor comfortable with working on an M.S. patient?
What was their warranty?
How long would we be in the country?

Geovanna is the contact. She is thorough, high energy and fun to work with. Dr. Cesar Salas looks very young but is well qualified and experienced. He made sure my husband understood every step of the way what was happening and why. Francisco is an artist in the lab. He takes pride in his work and well should. Jose, the driver they have to pick you up and take you to appointments, was a true pleasure. We spent time with him on tours of the country. We did not need a car and I would not have wanted to drive in Costa Rica's crazy traffic.

So how much did we save? The avenue of reconstruction they choose for my husband would have cost no less than 50K in the states. We paid less than 15K. Thank you Costa Rica Dental Clinic Lab!!

We could not have been more pleased. From the minute we saw our driver with his big friendly smile to the dentist and his obvious caring concern about our needs to the incredible artistry of the teeth made by the lab. You cannot go wrong with Costa Rica Dental Clinic Lab.
Treated By: César Alonso Mora
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Lynn_Hall US
"I will probably be returning for any future major dental work. Recommended without reservations"
5 50Reviewed 02 Jul 2018 Verified user. Review confirmed by phone and email.
Treatment Received: Dental Implants,Teeth Whitening
I had 3 implants and teeth whitening over the course of two visits.

Great. The doctor, the lab technician was very smart and hard-working. I received great before-and-after communication with the office coordinator (Geovanna) about the procedure. I will probably be returning for any future major dental work. Recommended without reservations.
Treated By: Geovanna
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Nate US
"Everyone working on every aspect of my care made me feel at ease the whole time"
5 50Reviewed 30 May 2018 Review verified by email.
Treatment Received: Teeth Whitening,Root Canals,Dental Crowns,Scaling and Root Planing
I got a (painless!) Root canal and crown, buildup and post, scaling and planing, and zoom whitening here in may 2018.

I cannot recommend this team enough. My teeth came out perfect! Their office has everything my dentist at home (NC USA) has and more. Everything was clean and sterilized there were absolutely no worries.

One of the best experiences I have ever had with a dentist and I am a person who has a lot of anxiety about the dentist. I showed up to my appointment ridiculously early (like before they were even open) and Geovanna actually called the team of specialists and they came in early for me.

Everyone working on every aspect of my care made me feel at ease the whole time. The lovely miss Geovanna helped me through everything including getting an Uber to the office. I took a leap of faith and it definitely paid off. My dentist in the US wanted over $3500 for the work had done and he is one of the least expensive dentists in my relatively large city. The price for all that work at Costa Rica Dental Clinic: $1200.00! I got my work done and an amazing vacation for half the price of seeing my dentist at home.

If you are on the fence or unsure I would say to you: Do it! You will not regret it. I am more than satisfied with my results. In fact, I am bringing my wife back for an implant in a couple of months.
Treated By: Geovanna Total Amount Paid $1200
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Chet Costa Rica
"I was very happy with my experience at this clinic"
5 50Reviewed 05 May 2018 Review verified by email.
Treatment Received: Teeth Whitening,Teeth Cleaning,Dental Crowns
I have had 12 crowns made for my upper teeth as well as some oral surgery on my gum, teeth whitening and cleaning. I couldn't be happier with the outcome of the work that was done and with the quality care, I received from everyone. Geovanna went out of her way to accomodate my schedule and I was very comfortable with and confident in the dentists who did the work. The prices are very good, especially based on US standards. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone needing dental care.

I was very happy with my experience at this clinic. It's very clean with the highest professional standards but is also very comfortable. I will continue to go back to them for all my dental needs.
Treated By: Geovanna
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Jane Costa Rica
"He is a great dentist and a kind and gentle human being"
5 50Reviewed 14 Mar 2018 Verified user. Review confirmed by email.
Treatment Received: Dental Crowns,Root Canals,Dental Bridges
I chose Costa Rica Dental Clinic because of reviews as well as the fact that they have their own expert dental lab on site making the process faster and more personal. I decided to have dental work done in Costa Rica to be able to afford the care I needed. The cost was roughly 1/3 of the cost and I can not tell you how happy I am with the quality of the services. I had two root canals, three crowns and a permanent bridge.

Upon arrival, I was met by the office manager who is extremely organized, thoughtful and compassionate and takes customer service to a new high. There was an expert in root canals there to begin the work I needed including placing two posts for the crown work. She was fantastic! I had no discomfort at all. Next, the dentist, who by the way is not only a great general dentist but has international certification in implantology, prepped my teeth and did the crowns as one single bridge to make it stronger and better in appearance. He made the impression and the dental lab technician came in to examine the impression and my mouth. The bridge was ready the very next day. The work done at Costa Rica Dental Lab Clinic is superior to any work I have ever had done in the US and the experience at the clinic, the down to earth atmosphere, the professionalism, kindness, and generosity made what I dreaded an actually great experience!

I have a very good dentist in the US. However, I have asked Dr. Cesar to be my dentist. He is a great dentist and a kind and gentle human being. Geovanna, the office manager is smart, organized and direct with a wonderful sense of humor and Franc, the dental lab technician is an artist at his work and so very nice.

The work is guaranteed for ten years. What you save in cost could very well provide you with the funds to travel or find a lovely place to just stay and relax in the wonderful country of Costa Rica. Go for the expert dental work, stay for a life-enriching adventure. My heartfelt thanks to everyone at Costa Rica Dental Lab Clinic.
Treated By: César Alonso Mora Total Amount Paid $1600
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Accreditations

  • Zimmer Dental Educational Program (International) 
  • ITI - International Team for Implantology (International) 
  • BIOMET 3i Education Program (International) 
  • ICOI - International Congress of Oral Implantologists (International) 
  • AO - Academy of Osseointegration (US) 

Provides

Dentistry

Premises

Parking

Accessible to disabled people

Public transport access

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Access without steps

Disabled parking

Patient bathroom

Wireless access

On-site pharmacy

Clinic Services

Emergency service

Text message reminders

Home visits

Open 24 hours

Open weekends

Travel Services

Local travel

Local accommodation

Translation services

Tours and vacation services

Pick up service from hotel

Pick up service from airport

Languages spoken

EnglishItalianSpanish

Dentistry

up to $6500
ALL ON 4 (HYBRID BAR-FIXED DENTURE)



$300 - $600
BONE GRAF

Free

Dental Crowns
 
Dental Crowns
$1200 - $1500
SINUS LIFT SURGERY

Guaranteed for 1 year.

from $650
Dental Implants

Guaranteed for 10 years.

Depending on the implant type.

from $300
ROOT CANAL

Guaranteed for 5 year.

 
Dentist Consultation
from $450
CROWN OVER IMPLANT (PFM)

Guaranteed for 1 year.

Dentures are removable appliances. They are made of acrylic, porcelain, nylon and some other materials. It can contain metal and almost always needs to have wires for retentions. It can be for a complete arch or for a partial dental arch. It will take a week to finish this treatment.

from $550
CROWN OVER IMPLAN (ZIRCONIUM)
from $300
CROWN OVER TOOTH (PFM)
from $400
CROWN OVER TOOTH (ZIRCONIUM)
from $400
CROWN OVER TOOTH (EMAX)
Guaranteed for 1 years.
 
Root Canals
 
Sinus Lift
from $150
ROOT CANAL POST

With brilliant, long-lasting results in about an hour, Zoom!® teeth whitening is a quick way to brighten your smile. By using a bleaching gel and a special lamp designed to activate the gel. Costa Rica Dental Clinic Lab use this dental teeth whitening technique offers an average of eight shades of improvement in one treatment.

up to $9500
ALL ON 6. 12 UNITS PORCELAIN BRIDGE
Porcelain Veneers
from $400
PORCELAIN VENEERS
 
Porcelain Veneers

Payment Information

DiscountsFree initial consultationCredit cards

Insurance

Private Patients Welcome

Mr Francisco Gallardo Monge.

Job Title:
  Dental Auxiliary
Specialisations:
  Dental Technician
Languages:
  English, Spanish
Biography:
  • Dental Lab Tech.
  • 20 years of experience.
  • 5 years in costa rica removable cast
  • Partial frameworks
  • Crowns and bridge. University of Maryland USA
  • Dental ceramic ,Virginia USA
  • Restoration with veneer techniques,e-max crowns zirconia
  • full porcelain
  • Inlays - inlays
  • Dental implants ,Washington D S USA
  • 3I, imz, iti, corvent, calcitec, branamark, zimmer, implant direct, universal implants system.

Experience in the USA:

  • Precision Dental Lab, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
  • 2 years, in crown and bridge porcelain techniques, Hammond Dental Lab, Silver Spring , Maryland , USA
  • Manager of removable cast partial and acrylic teeth for 2 years
  • Suburban dental lab, Bethesda,USA
  • 3 years, manager of Implant department
  • Implant course in New York of hybrid dental implants

 

 

Dr Maria Laura Camacho Sanz

Job Title:
  Dentist
Specialisations:
  Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Examinations, Dental Public Health, Endodontics, General Dentistry, Periodontics, Preventive Dentistry
Languages:
  English, Spanish
Biography:

 

Academic Education

Endodontic update training, 2003

Basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation course (CPR), 2005

Dental Aesthetics Seminar, 2005

Licensed Degree in Dentistry, specialized in Public Health,ULACIT, 2007

Advanced course on Humanistic Studies, ULACIT, 2007

Technological Literacy Productivity Program I, ULACIT, 2007

Humanistic Studies Course, ULACIT, 2007

Level III Orthopedic Treatment Seminar: “Occlusion, a new approach forour patients”, 2007

Orthodontics Upgrade Course, 2007

IV National Congress on Odontopediatrics, 2007

Laws and Regulations Course, 2007

Member of the Costa Rican College of Dentists, 2008

Radiation Protection Course, 2008

“Dr. José María Villegas” Dentistry Congress, 2008

Conference on “Microbiology in the Dental Office”, 2009

Conference on “Anterior Ridge Increase Techniques”, 2009

Lectures given on “Osteonecrosis of the jaws associated with the use ofbisphosphonates”, “Treatment for Patients with Periodontal Problems”, “TheMicroentrepreneur Dentist” and “Dental Aesthetics Principles”, May, 2012

Conferences given by the Costa Rican College of Dentists in 2010, 2011,2012and current member of Dentistry Conferences in Cartago  (COC).

ProfessionalExperience, References

·        Costa Rica Dental Clinic Lab

·        ORTO-PRO Dental Specialty Clinic

·        DENTOS Aesthetic Dental Clinic

·        MOVILDENT Dental Clinic

·        Work on Public Health Area, Caja Costarricense delSeguro Social (Costa Rican Social Security System), in Cartago , Turrialba and Guápilesas maternity leave or sick leave replacement.

REFERENCESLETTERS AVAILABLE FROM THE OFFICE OF MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC CLINICS(EBAIS), CERTIFICATE OF APPROVED EXAM ISSUED BY INTERDISCIPLINARY RECRUITINGTEAM (EIS) AND CAJA COSTARRICENSE DE SEGURO SOCIAL.

 

Dr César Alonso Mora Salas

Job Title:
  Dentist
Languages:
  English, Spanish
Biography:

Dr.César Alonso Mora Salas

D.D.S

Marital Status: Single

Objective:

- Continue the training process, increasing the knowledge and practical experience to possess a higher level of preparation for my career when exercising and so provide a higher quality of service.

SCHOOLING

2000 Colegio San Agustin

High School

2001 - 2007 Universidad de Costa Rica

Incomplete Higher Education Degree in Dentistry

2008 - 2009 Universidad Veritas

Degree in Dentistry

With an emphasis on Oral Surgery

2010 Diplomate in Oral Implantology ICOI Certified (International Congress of Oral Implantologist), IPS certified (Implant Prosthetic Section of the ICOI) and certified by the University of Miami

EXPERIENCE

2006 Universidad de Costa Rica

PIAPSO (Primary Care Interdisciplinary Program for Oral Health)

- Complement the integral formation of the dental student to apply all the knowledge acquired in the Faculty of Dentistry to implement a model of comprehensive dental services to different population groups covered by the program.

2006 Universidad de Costa Rica

Restorative Assistant II (Removable Prosthetics)

- Work with the different theoretical and practical activities of the course

2006 Universidad de Costa Rica

Restorative Assistant I (Operative)

- To contribute to the Laboratory activities and practices that were developed during the course

- Participate as a supervisor during the application of theoretical and practical tests

2006 Universidad de Costa Rica

Health Fair

- Develop revisions and provide education on oral hygiene and physical therapy to all attendees of the Fair

University of Costa Rica 2006-2007

Career Fair

- Answer all the questions that arise to the attendees of the Fair and provide all the information that was requested by participants

2006 Cyprosa

Promoter of the Colgate-Palmolive Products

- Collaborate with the clarification of doubts to Colgate users on products and in the area Dental

2008 - 2009 Universidad Veritas

College Community

- Providing dental care to marginalized communities in different areas of Costa Rica and educate users as to confer oral health

2009 Hospital Mexico

Clinical Training in the service of Maxillo-Facial Surgery

- Perform duties that are incumbent service Maxillo-Facial Surgery

2010 Private Practice in High Tech Dental Clinic

- Perform all the activities as a Doctor in Dental surgery

2012 Private Practice in Hospital Metropolitano

- Administrator of the Hospital located in Heredia

LANGUAGES

Spanish

English: Intermediate-Advanced

COMPUTERS

Level: Intermediate-Advanced

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

2008 Costa Rican Dental Congress

2009 Course in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (update)

2009 Refresher Course in Occlusion and Fixed Prosthodontics (Universidad Finis Terrae, Chile)

2010 Congress of the ACCO (Costa Rican Association of Dental Congress)

2010 Diplomate in Oral Implantology ICOI Certified (International Congress of Oral Implantologist), IPS certified (Implant Prosthetic Section of the ICOI) and certified by the University of Miami

2011 Congress of the ICOI (International Congress of Oral Implantologist)

2011 Congress of the ACCO (Costa Rica)

Ms Geovanna Acosta Brenes.

Job Title:
  Administration Manager
Languages:
  English, Spanish
Biography:

Ms. Geovanna Acosta. 

General Manager and International Coordinator. 

She has lots of experience in managing and will provide you quality service.

Geovanna provide the patient with excellent care and all the necessary information they will need about their dental procedures, treatment, pricing and even hotels. Geovanna is always available to assist in any way possible to ensure a successful and pleasant experience to the patient.

Dr Andrea Carolina Gonzalez Delgado.

Specialisations:
  General Dentistry, Endodontics
Languages:
  English, Spanish

Dr Magaly Torres Siles.

Job Title:
  Dentist
Specialisations:
  General Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry
Languages:
  English, Spanish

Dr Rigoberto Cubillo Monge.

Job Title:
  Dentist
Specialisations:
  Oral Surgery, General Dentistry, Implantology
Languages:
  English, Spanish

Mr Freddy Damito Mora.

Job Title:
  Dental Auxiliary
Languages:
  English, Spanish
(888) 491-7315Curridabat: Diagonal Esquina Noreste Plaza Jose Maria Zeledon, Curridabat, San JoseCosta Rica