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Galerias Dental Specialists Cima Hospital

Galerias Dental Specialists Cima Hospital

Show Phone NumberFrom Curridabat's Pops 25m east. Galerías Del Este building, 3rd floor., Cima Hospital, Medical Tower. 7th Floor, Offices #1711 & #1712. Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica., Curridabat, San Jose, 00000Costa Rica
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Opening Hours

Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
Saturday09:00 - 17:00
Sunday
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Popular Treatments

Dental Implants
Veneers
Dentures
Dental Crowns
Dental Bridges
Fillings
Inlay or Onlay
CEREC Dental Restorations
General anesthesia for dental treatments
Sedation for dental treatments
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About Galerias Dental Specialists Cima Hospital


At Galerias Dental Specialists we pride ourselves on customer satisfaction. We have created an elite team of Dental Specialists that can meet all of your dental needs in San Jose, Escazu or Santa Ana, Costa Rica. Our staff consists of specialists in the fields of Pediatrics, Orthodontics, Endodontics, Periodontics, Implant and Prosthodontics Specialists.

Our group works together to ensure our clients the best care possible. The team at Galerias Dental is constantly updating our dentist services with the most modern technology available. We have six convenient locations all through-out Costa Rica’s Central Valley to better serve you including locations in Santa Ana, Escazu and San Jose.

Costa Rica for Dental Tourism

There are many reasons why international dentistry patients from all over the world choose Costa Rica for their dental procedures. Galerias Dental Specialists offer personalized care dentistry packages that are vastly less expensive than in the US, UK or Canada but with the same if not better standards of quality, patient care and client service. Costa Rica is a peaceful vacation destination that is close and convenient to travel to. The dental experts at Galerias offer the same dental prosthesis, equipment and technology as in the US and Europe. The high standards of care show through the experience and expertise of the staff. Please feel free to contact us for assistance planning every step of your Costa Rican dental adventure!

Professional ADA Certified Dentists

We at Galerias Dental believe that you get what you pay for. Our treatments may not be the least expensive but the value you receive is worth any small difference in price. Our trained staff of dental professionals will exceed your expectations in quality of service and personal attention.

Whether you are looking for a basic cleaning, complex surgery or dental implants, you will find our experienced staff of specialists able to help you in all aspects of your visits. We will consult with you to make sure you are comfortable while creating your perfect smile!

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Accreditations

  • AAE - American Association of Endodontists (US) 
  • ADA - American Dental Association (US) 

Provides

Dentistry

Premises

ParkingAccessible to disabled peoplePublic transport accessPatient bathroomWireless access

Clinic Services

Emergency serviceText message remindersOpen 24 hoursOpen weekends

Languages spoken

EnglishSpanish

Dentistry

 
CEREC Dental Restorations
 
Dental Bridges

If you have a space from a missing tooth, a bridge will be custom made to fill in the space with a false tooth. The false tooth is attached by the bridge to the two other teeth around the space - bridging them together.

 
Dental Crowns
 
Dental Implants
 
Dentures
 
Fillings
 
General anesthesia for dental treatments
 
Inlay or Onlay
 
Restorative Dentist Consultation
 
Sedation for dental treatments
 
Veneers
Galerias Dental Specialists Cima Hospital

Payment Information

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Insurance

Private Patients WelcomePublic Health Insurance - Clinic will assist with documentation so you can be reimbursed by your insurance plan providerDental Plans Accepted - Clinic will assist with documentation so you can be reimbursed by your dental plan carrier
Annette

Dr Annette Marme

Specialisations:
  Dental Examinations, General Dentistry, Implantology, Periodontics, Restorative Dentistry
Languages:
  English, Spanish
Biography:

Education

1993 - Certificate Dental Implants, U of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami FL USA

1986 - M.S. Periodontics, U of Iowa, Iowa City, IA USA

1986 - Certificate Periodontics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA USA

1984 - D.D.S. Dentistry, U of Illinois, Chicago, IL USA

Experience

1984 to present - Private Clinical Practice in Periodontics and Dental Implants

1988 to present- San Jose, Costa Rica

1984-1988- Elmhurst Dental Associates; Elmhurst IL USA

1984-1988- Luis E Rapp, Inc.; Lake Forest IL USA

1989-1992 - Clinical Professor in Periodontics, Universidad de Costa Rica

1988-1989 - Social Service - Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social, Parrita, Costa Rica

1985-1986 - Clinical Professor, Dept. of Preventive Dentistry,U of Iowa, Iowa City, IA USA

1985 - Clinical Professor, Dept of Dental Hygiene,Hawkeye Institute of Technology, Cedar Rapids, IA USA

1984-1986 - Resident in Periodontics, University of Iowa Hospital, Iowa City, IA USA

1984-1986 - Anesthesia Resident, Veterans Administration Hospital, Iowa City, IA USA

1984 - Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept of Dental Materials, U of Illinois, Chicago IL USA

1977-1981 - Dental Assistant, Elmhurst Dental Associates, Elmhurst, IL USA

Licenses


USA, State of Illinois, Specialist in Periodontics, 1986 to present

USA, State of Illinois, General Dentistry, 1984 to present

USA, Northeast Regional Dental Board 1984-1994

USA, National Dental Board :Part 11, 1984

USA, National Dental Board :Part I, 1984

College of Dental Surgeons, Specialist in Periodontics

1987 to present San Jose, Costa Rica

Vinicio

Dr Vinicio Prada

Specialisations:
  Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Examinations, General Dentistry, Implantology, Prosthodontics, Restorative Dentistry
Languages:
  English, Spanish
Biography:

Education

Dr. Vinicio Prada is a native of Costa Rica and had a bilingual high school education. In 1990 he earned the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the Facultad de Odontologia, University de Costa Rica. The dental program at U.C.R. is Costa Ricas most rigorous dental program.

In 1994 Dr. Prada earned a degree as a Specialist in Prosthodontics. The post graduate degree was awarded upon completion of a full two year graduate program at the Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A. Dr. Prada completed three postgraduate clinical internships...one at Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, La., at Louisiana State University, New Orleans, and the third in Maxillofacial Prosthetics at Charity Hospital, New Orleans, La.

His Career

Dr. Vinicio Prada has been in private practice here in Escazu, Costa Rica since 1994. He has been a Regional Director of Service, provided by the state run medical services here in Costa Rica. Dr. Prada in on the faculty of Universidad Latina de Costa Rica, Professor of Prosthodontics, and is recognized as one of leading teachers in his specialty.

Has presented several lectures and table clinics in Costa Rica, Colombia, México, Panama and the United States. Has published in prestigious journals such as Implant Dentistry and Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.

Memberships

· Member and former president of the American Academy of Prosthodontics of Costa Rica

· Member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists

· Member of the Implant Prosthodontic section of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

· Member of the Colegio de cirujanos Dentistas de Costa Rica

Paola

Dr Paola Carranza

Specialisations:
  Cosmetic Dentistry, Endodontics, General Dentistry, Special Care Dentistry
Languages:
  English, Spanish
Biography:

Experience
•Professor at Tufts University in the department of Preclinic Endodontics during Postgraduate studies
•Professor in the Department of Endodotics at the University of Costa Rica
•Professor in Prosthodontic Postgraduate Program at the Interdisciplinary Seminars at the University of Costa Rica
•Professor in the Department of Endodontics at University Veritas
•Dental Practice Limited to Endodontics , Private Clinic , San José, Costa Rica
•Social Service for Caja Costarricense del Seguro Social
Education
•Graduated as a General Dentist from ULACIT University , San José, Costa Rica
•Endodontic Postgraduate studies at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachussets, U.S.A.
Implanted Lectures
•Participated as Lecturer in “V Award of Scientific Research in Dentistry” with the topic “Importance of a correct diagnosis in case of epidermoide carcinoma”.

Memberships
•Member of the American Dental Association (A.D.A.)
•Member of the American Association of Endodontics (A.A.E.)
•Member of the Costarrican Academy of Endodntics (A.C.E.)
•Member of the College of Dental Surgeons as a Specialist in Endodontics
Attended Meetings
•”Cardiopulmonary Reanimation” imparted by the Cruz Roja Costarricense.
•“Infection control and instrumental management IMS” imparted by Hu-Friedy.
•“Forensic Dentistry in Crime” imparted by Dr. Aracelly Ortiz in Veritas University.
•“Crowns and Bridges for a predictable esthetic” organized by the Fundación de Educación continua en Odontología (Fundeco), imparted by Dr. Chiche.
•“Pharmacology”, imparted by Ulacit
•“XIII Congreso Científico Odontológico “Oral Rehabilitation” Imparted by ACCO
•“Laws y Rules” imparted by the Colegio de Cirujanos Dentistas
•“XIV Congreso Científico Odontológico” imparted by the ACCO
•“Radiology Protection” imparted by the biologist Carlos Madrigal, specialist in Radioprotection.
•Endodontic seminar AAE (American Association of Endodontics) in Chicago, USA.
•“Cardiopulmonary Reanimation” imparted in Tufts University by Dr. Kanchan Ganda.
•Endodontic seminar AAE (American Association of Endodontics) in Tampa, USA.
•Cardiopulmonary Reanimation imparted in Tufts University by la Dr. Shandra Lee.
•“Academic Review of Endodontology” in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania imparted by Albert Einstein Medical Center.
•“Bone Lesions” imparted in Tufts University by Dr. I.B. Bender.
•Endodontic seminar AAE (American Association of Endodontics) Anaheim, USA.

Edgar

Dr Edgar Arguello

Job Title:
  Orthodontist
Specialisations:
  Orthodontics
Languages:
  English, Spanish
Biography:

Experience

2001- present Private Practice Limited to Orthodontics

2003-2004 Professor in the Orthodontic Department Univ. of Costa Rica

1995-2001 Private Practice, General Dentistry

1993-1994 Social Service for Costa Rican Social Health

1992-1993 Orthodontic Lab Assistant

1991-1992 Social Service for the Secretaria de Salud, Mexico

Education

2002 University Veritas San José, Costa Rica

Specializing in Orthodontics and Functional Orthopedics

1990 Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, México DDS

1979 ELS Seattle University, Seattle, Washington

Memberships:

Member of the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)

Member of the World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO)

Member of the Central American Federation of Orhodontic Associations (FAOCA)

Member of the Costa Rican Orthodontic Academy (ACO)

Member of the College of Dental Surgeons as a Specialist in Orthodontics

Vice President ACO 2003-2005

President ACO 2005-2007

Costa Rican representative at WFO meeting from 2004-2008


Attended Meetings

AAO anual meeting, Denver, Co 2008

AAO anuall meeting, Seattle, Wa 2007

AAO anual meeting, Las Vegas, Ne 2006

AAO anual meeting, San Francisco, Ca 2005

AAO anual meeting, Orlando Fl 2004

AAO anual meeting, Philadelphia, Pa 2002

AAO anual meeting, Toronto, Canadá 2001

Alexander Discipline Course, Arlington, Texas, EUA. 2001

Invisalign Workshop, New Orleans, EUA. 2001

FAOCA meeting in Panama 2008

FAOCA meeting in Guatemala 2006

FAOCA metting in Costa Rica 2005

FAOCA meeting, in El Salvador 2003

FAOCA meeting in Nicaragua 2002

Meetings, Congress and Seminars of the ACO 2001-2009

Pedro

Dr Pedro Diaz

Job Title:
  Dentist
Specialisations:
  Paediatric Dentistry (Pedodontics)
Languages:
  English, Spanish
Biography:

Education

1984 - Master of Science, Pediatric Dentistry, University of Illinois, Chicago IL USA

1984 - Certificate, Pediatric Dentistry, University of Illinois, Chicago IL USA

1980 - D.D.S. Dentistry, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica

Dental Licenses

1986 to present - State of Illinois Licensed Dentist, USA

1985 - USA National Board of Dental Examination Part II

1984 - USA National Board of Dental Examination Part I

1980 to present - College of Dental Surgeons, Costa Rica

Show Phone NumberFrom Curridabat's Pops 25m east. Galerías Del Este building, 3rd floor., Cima Hospital, Medical Tower. 7th Floor, Offices #1711 & #1712. Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica., Curridabat, San Jose, 00000Costa Rica