Boost your confidence by watching real patient reviews about dental work in Costa Rica. Don’t believe us? Then, believe them.
I had several implants, crowns, bridges, fillings, and veneers. I am 110 % satisfied with my beautiful smile!
This place is fantastic! I needed a tooth implant. Dr. Ricardo Lopez did a fantastic job with my implant!
Great experience! I got a whitening, my Sister got an implant, and my son got his braces removed.
The staff is very professional & friendly. Appointments are always punctual. The actual place is scrupulously clean.
Cost of Dental Work in Costa Rica
Costa Rica dental tourism provide a wide variety of services. You can expect to save up to 70% compared to your home country.
Let’s compare the cost of different dental treatments in Costa Rica with the first world countries.
Comparison of Costa Rica Dental Prices with the US & Canada
|All on 4 Implants*||$24,000||$22,000||$8,500|
|All on 6 Implants*||$28,000||$26,000||$10,200|
|Root Canal Treatment||$1,500||$1,300||$325|
|Tooth Extraction (Surgical)||$650||$550||$100|
|*Include fixed bridge per jaw, ^per tooth|
Prices are case-dependent, so they tend to vary.
Payment Methods in Costa Rica
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Top dental clinics and dentists in CR offer world-class dentistry at affordable prices.
On top of that, you get a relaxing vacation, enjoying gorgeous sights and fun activities.
Before onboarding, find out how to book your appointment at dentavacation:
- Select a clinic of your choice & your needs.
- Then, raise a request for a free price quote or schedule a call to book a consultation.
- Next, a case manager will contact you to align your dental needs with the respective clinic in Costa Rica.
Clinics in Costa Rica generally work from Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM. Only a few of them offer extended operative hours on Saturday or Sunday.
So, it is important to note whether the clinics close early or have limited schedules during holidays.
Expert dentists in Costa Rica have affiliations with:
- American Dental Association (ADA)
- American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID)
- International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
- Colegio de Cirujanos Dentistas or The Association of Dental Surgeons of Costa Rica (CCDCR)
Brands, Technology & Equipments Used
Our partner clinics in Costa Rica are equipped with state-of-the-art technology & equipment like:
It is a dynamic 3D navigation system that guides drills during surgery & improves the accuracy of implant position.
With a high-powered light source, a camera, and an eyepiece dental microscope can magnify small details in mouth.
With a higher level of efficiency & patient satisfaction, the computed-aided CEREC system boosts digital chairside dentistry.
It generates a detailed 3D image of the dental structures, including the teeth & jaw. Thus, it helps in diagnosis & treatment planning.
Dentistry in Costa Rica is not only affordable but also world-class.
Our partner clinics in Costa Rica obtain implant materials from reputed companies like:
- Nobel Biocare
- Zimmer Dental
- OCO Biomedical
- S.I.N. Implant
Top Clinic Locations
The best dental clinics in Costa Rica are located in the following locations: 👇
Costa Rica's capital city is a popular destination for tourists. Surrounded by volcanoes and green hills, you can find world-class museums and historic buildings here.
Playa Del Coco
Del Coco is one of the oldest beaches and the fastest-growing tourist spot in Costa Rico. With excursions & adventures, it is perfect for travelers of all kinds.
This beautiful beach town is 2 hours drive from San Jose. Its pristine beaches are famous for vibrant nightlife, adrenaline adventures & great restaurants.
A trip for dental services in Costa Rica can very turn into a complete rest & rejuvenation experience.
This small beautiful Central American country is rich in biodiversity & is very tourist-friendly.
Some of the must-visit suburb locations here are:
Escazu, San Jose
Referred to as “Little America,” Escazu is home to a huge population of English-speaking expats.
📍 3.9 miles from Confidental
Punta Leona, Jaco
Located near a pristine white sand beach, Punta Leona is a fascinating place to visit for nature lovers.
📍 11 miles from Premier Dental Care
La Sabana, San Jose
Located 3.9 miles from San Jose, La Sabana is a green open space with trees, fields, and lakes to enjoy.
📍 1 mile from Flikier Dental
Playa Hermosa, Playa del Coco
Playa Hermosa is a popular beach and beach-front resort town in the Guanacaste province of Costa Rica.
📍 2.7 miles from LS Dental Clinic
Our clinics in Costa Rica have collaborated with a few hotels in proximity. They offer good lodging at discounted prices.
Hotel Grano De Oro
Best Western Plus
Hilton Garden Inn
Before & After: Dental Work in Costa Rica
Before & After: Dental Crowns in Costa Rica
Before & After: Veneers in Costa Rica
Most medical staff involved in dental tourism speak good English.
Our Costa Rica dental team can speak English and Spanish fluently.
So you won’t have to worry about any communication barriers.
Costa Rica Dental Care Clinics stand behind their work and offer guarantees on their workmanship.
Most clinics offer 2 years to a lifetime guarantee on dental implants and a 5 to 7-year guarantee on crowns, bridges, and veneers.
The entry requirements to Costa Rica are similar to many other countries.
For a 90-day stay, nationals from the US, UK, Canada, and most Western European countries do not need a visa.
However, on entry, all of them should present the following:
- A valid passport
- A return ticket to exit the country within 90 days
You will need a GSM-capable phone to use your phone in Costa Rica. CMDA phones will not work in the country.
- If you have an unlocked phone, you can insert a prepaid Costa Rican SIM card into your phone.
- If you bring a locked phone, switch it to GSM mode before using it.
You have two easy options for using cell phone service in Costa Rica.
- Buy a Costa Rican SIM card
- Add a temporary international plan to your normal cell phone plan
SIM cards in Costa Rica are inexpensive, ranging from 1.20 to 1.50 USD. The three leading mobile operators are Kölbi, Movistar & Claro.
You can buy the phone and SIM card at the Costa Rica airport or from stores or street vendors all over the country.
Although we've done the preliminary work for you, you must research to find the best dentist in Costa Rica. Follow these points:
- Know your dentist's clinical experience & expertise
- Find out if they offer a guarantee on major dental work
- Prefer certified specialists or consult a general dentist for a referral
- Go through the dentist's credentials - qualification, certification, licensure
- Make sure you get clear answers to your doubts about procedures or prices
You can look for these common warning signs to exercise good judgment about foreign dental clinics.
- ⛔ #1: Bad online reviews by past patients & poor ratings
- ⛔ #2: Unaccredited clinics by relevant Costa Rican authorities
- ⛔ #3: Overly luring & aggressive marketing tactics to grow patient volume
- ⛔ #4: Inhospitable staff & incompetent dentists working in unclean surroundings