2017 Costa Rica Dental Guide Awards:

There are many excellent dental clinics in Costa Rica. At Costa Rica Dental Guide, we visit, review and rate the best clinics in Costa Rica to help patients find the best dental clinic and specialists for their needs.

Best International Patient Clinic: Goodness Dental

Ranking Report: 2017 survey results reveal that Goodness Dental received the highest ranking in international patient care and service. Goodness Dental is recognized as the only clinic in Costa Rica to offer a lifetime guarantee on dental implants and a twenty year guarantee on crowns, bridges and other restorations. Survey responses indicate that many Costa Rica dental clinics have general dentists performing complex specialty care such as the placement of dental implants and full mouth restorations.  Patients commented that Goodness Dental is staffed by a team of compassionate specialists and ensures that every procedure is performed by a licensed, qualified specialist. The level of confidence among patients treated at Goodness Dental was the highest in our 2017 survey.

Patients reported that the international patient experience at Goodness Dental should be a model for other dental clinics. With a focus on personal attention and specialized care, Goodness Dental ranked highest in patient satisfaction, patient confidence and overall patient experience.  Goodness Dental is managed by US Prosthodontist Dr. Peter Aborn, (NYU Graduate) with more than 40 years of practice experience in the USA and Costa Rica.


Goodness Dental is Accredited and ranked as the #1 Dental Clinic in Costa Rica by Global Clinic Ratings (GCR).

Five Star Dental Implant Clinics:
ConfiDental Costa Rica & Goodness Dental

Costa Rica is quickly becoming recognized as a leading global destination for affordable, high quality dental implants. Patients report that Costa Rica offers high quality dental implant brands and a high success ratio. Respondents in our 2017 patient survey reported on 57 dental clinics in Costa Rica, ranking the following factors: clinic communications, response time, treatment planning, transparency, pricing, patient care and post care follow-up.

Two dental clinics were identified as providing the best dental implant experience for international patients.  Both ConfiDental Costa Rica, located near la Sabana in San Jose and Goodness Dental, located in Escazu, near Hospital Cima were ranked as the two best clinics for dental implants in 2017.

2017 International Patient Care Survey:

Overall Rankings


Respondents ranked Costa Rica Dental Clinics on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the highest. The following factors were considered in the final clinic score:

  • Clinic Communications
  • Response Time
  • Treatment Planning
  • Transparency
  • Transportation Management
  • Accommodations Management
  • Pricing
  • Patient Care
  • Post Care Follow-up

If you are a dental patient and would like to share any comments or reviews about a dental clinic in Costa Rica, please send your comments to info@costaricadentalguide.com

Top 5 Clinics in Costa Rica for International Patient Care:

  • 1) Goodness Dental: (4.8)
  • 2) ConfiDental Costa Rica (4.7)
  • 3) Sun Valley Dental (4.4)
  • 4) Sonria Dental Boutique (3.7)
  • 5) Colina Dental (3.4)