Dental implants in Costa Rica

An Eco-Tourism Holiday with Dental Implants in Costa Rica

ost people travel to exotic destinations to relax and unwind. Traveling itself is an integral aspect of the rejuvenation process and Costa Rica is definitely one place that offers plenty of options to rejuvenate your body, mind, and soul. Whether you love to hike through a rugged rainforest or capture wildlife like jaguars and scarlet macaws through the lens, Costa Rica offers an exciting menu that even the strongest can't resist!

The good news is that Costa Rica is also popular for dental implants. Yes! You heard that right. This exotic destination is home to some of the finest dentists in the world.

Imagine this: You are on a 7 day tour of Costa Rica and suddenly you experience extreme pain in your upper molars and your jaw is swollen. What do you do? After all, you are out on a holiday! Simple! You just walk down to the Placidway Dental Care Clinics in San Jose or Jaco and get it checked-up. Whether it is a simple check-up or a dental implant, you don’t really have to spoil your precious holidays.

Even if, you don’t experience abnormal pain but have been thinking about getting a dental implant then Costa Rica is one of the best places to check out.

What Types of Dental Implants are offered in Costa Rica?

If you are visiting Costa Rica to experience the adventure this country offers, dental implants would probably be the last thing on your mind. At the same time, it would not be a completely bad idea to check out what Costa Rica really offers in terms of dental implants.

In fact, in the last few years, there has been an increase in Americans and Canadians tourists visiting Costa Rica not just for a vacation but also to enjoy the low cost dental restoration procedures in the country. The most popular procedures in the country include bridges, veneers, implants, crowns, and full mouth restorations.

There are primarily two types of dental implants offered in Costa Rica and they are:

  1. Endosteal implants: These dental implants are placed in the jawbone. This process constitutes embedding a screw like structure called the "implant" along with plates or cylinders, an abutment and the crown. This implant is done within the jaw bone.
  2. Subperiosteal implants: This type of implant process constitutes inserting a metal framework, which is attached at the top of your jawbone and right below the gum tissue. This procedure is used normally in patients with shallow jawbone.

Some of the common dental implant procedures offered in Costa Rica include:

  • Single/Multiple dental implants
  • Zirconium dental implants
  • Fixed dental implants
  • Bone grafting
  • Sinus lift
  • Snap-on dentures
  • All-on-4 dental treatment
  • All on 6 or 8 Dental Implants

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Why Costa Rica?

The first image that comes to the mind when you think of Costa Rica is "relaxing amidst the richness of virgin rainforest!" The good thing is that nature is the place to be to heal your mind, body, and soul! This is exactly the reason, why travelers from the USA and Canada keep pouring into Costa Rica - to set their dental implants right and to heal amidst nature!

Some of the definite advantages of getting your dental implant treatment done in Costa Rica include:

Top of the Line Medical Team

Costa Rica may sound like a small country but it does have some of the top dentists in the world! The dental clinics are headed by a team of certified dentists possessing expertise in oral dental and maxillofacial surgery.  One of the benefits is that the medical team is well versed in English and hence language will never be a barrier. The medical team’s focus is not only to enable a successful dental implant but also to make you feel right at home!

Cost Effective

Why has Costa Rica seen an increasing in-flow of Americans and Canadians? This is because the cost of getting a dental implant done in Costa Rica is much lower as compared to the cost in the US or Canada or even Europe.

Medical facilities with state of the art equipment

Gum diseases have been on the rise and according to a report published by American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA) in 2008; almost 75% of adults in the US are suffering from various types of gum diseases. This has resulted in the increase in the number of patients requiring dental care.

One of the reasons why patients from the US and Canada travel to Costa Rica for dental care is because they are able to avail some of the best facilities. Equipment and technology used in Placidway dental care clinics such as Americas Dental Care are state of the art and they enable different types of treatments including dental implants, dental bridges, whitening, etc.

Comfortable Environment

Whether you are planning for a routine checkup or initial consultation on dental implants, Costa Rica dental clinics offer a relaxing environment where cleanliness and hygiene are taken care of.  The treatments are carried out in a patient friendly environment and you can choose the type of procedures and treatment plan to follow.

The bottom line is that Costa Rica is one of the fastest growing havens for dental implants and you can save as much as 75% on treatments here. Obviously, there are the dramatic landscapes and cloud forests to heal and rejuvenate!

Thinking of a Dental Implant Consultation in Costa Rica? Contact us and we can help you!

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