What is the Procedure for Receiving Dental Implants?

Receiving dental implants is considered a minor dental surgery. Dental implant surgery is performed under local anesthesia, working to minimize or eliminate pain for the patient. Several factors are considered to maximize treatment success including bone quantity, proximity to important anatomic structures and stability. Implants should not be a treatment planned for young individuals when […]

Dental Whitening

There are plenty of methods to improve the appearance of teeth. Among the non-invasive methods, one of the most popular is professional dental whitening. Professional dental whitening uses a whitening agent such as hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide in different concentrations. These compounds release oxygen molecules that force stain molecules out of the tooth by […]

Affordable All-on-Six System Implants in Costa Rica

An implant-supported bridge or full denture is a great alternative for replacing large sections of missing teeth. The six-implant system (All-on-Six) is designed for patients whose alveolar bone has been naturally reduced over time due the absence of teeth. To maximize the available bone, six implants are strategically placed in areas of the mouth where […]

All Ceramic Crowns

All ceramic or all porcelain crowns are a natural looking, aesthetically pleasing option for restoring teeth that have been seriously compromised and cannot be restored with simple resins. The procedure for placing all ceramic crowns is similar to any kind of dental crown, it is almost the same as porcelain-fused-to-metal dental crowns (PFMs). However, teeth […]

Full Mouth Restorations: Restoring More Than Your Ability to Chew

Full mouth reconstructions (also called full mouth restorations) are a complex series of dental procedures typically used for people who have lost all or almost all of their teeth. One of the primary purposes of full mouth reconstruction is to restore a patient’s lost chewing ability. Nevertheless, a full mouth restoration also carries significant psychological […]

Are You Qualified for a Full-Mouth Restoration?

For many people, a full-mouth restoration (also called a full-mouth reconstruction) is nearly miraculous. Full-mouth restorations are complex procedures that restore a patient’s full chewing capacity, while providing the patient with a complete set of beautiful, functional teeth. A full-mouth restoration makes it possible for someone with a mouth that is painful or disfigured with […]

What’s Behind Cosmetic Dental Procedures?

Cosmetic dental procedures are services that many Americans seek. But for many, these procedures aren’t affordable because they’re not typically covered by dental insurance. The same cosmetic procedures are available from highly trained dentists in Costa Rica making it a popular destination for those who want to improve the appearance of their smile. Since the […]

Leukocyte – Platelet Rich Fibrin (L-PRF), Alternative for Bone Grafting

Patients with insufficient bone mass that want a full mouth restoration or dental implants often require a bone graft to ensure that there is enough bone to support their new dental work. However beneficial, bone grafts can be expensive and are often out of reach for budget-conscious patients. Cutting edge dental technology and dental science […]

CostaRicaDentalGuide.com Connects International Dental Patients with Costa Rica Dentists

Costa Rica is full of destinations that have attracted international tourists for years: beaches, museums, nature, incredible food and culture. Today, you can add another reason why thousands of foreigners are visiting Costa Rica: dental care. “If you’d told me ten years ago I’d be going to see the dentist in Costa Rica, I’d have […]

Full Mouth Restoration: The Procedures

Full mouth restorations are exactly what they sound like: a group of dental procedures that fully restore teeth for people that have lost all or almost all of their teeth. Full mouth restorations are perhaps the most customized of dental solutions. Each patient is different and there is no standard treatment that is used for […]