Are you tired of your removable dentures slipping? Then what you’re looking for is snap-on dentures in Costa Rica – an extremely easy and affordable solution.

Although people travel to this lush Central American country for its beaches and forests, [1] many are now going to Costa Rica for dental tourism. [2]

Interested? Read on to learn more.

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What Is a Snap-on Denture?

Snap-on dentures in Costa Rica are a more secure alternative to traditional dentures.

The dentist inserts implants in your jaw which enables the dentures to snap securely into place.

Also known as overdentures, these are permanent dentures that are more stable and fit better.

Source: ResearchGate [3]

Snap-on Dentures in Costa Rica

Snap-on-denture

Snap-On Denture vs. Dentures vs. All-on-Four Implants

Wondering what’s the difference between a snap-on denture, a traditional denture and a all-on-four-implant? Scroll down to know!

Traditional Dentures Snap-On Dentures All-on-four implants
Removable Removable Permanent
Less stable More stable Highly stable
Bone loss occurs Reduced bone loss Reduced bone loss

Why Choose Snap-on Dentures in Costa Rica?

💡According to the ADA, up to 36 million in the United States suffer from edentulism. [4]

Wondering why you should head out to Costa Rica for snap-on dentures? Here’s why:

Affordability

  • With dental insurance out of reach for many Americans, [5] the affordable snap-on denture in Costa Rica is the best option.

Highly-Qualified Dentists

  • Along with affordability, Costa Rica also boasts of JCI-accredited clinics and board-certified dentists.
  • Moreover, 80% of Costa Rican dentists are educated in the United States or England. [6]

Proximity

  • One of the most important factors people consider when planning their dental trip abroad is the destination’s proximity to their home country.
  • Costa Rica is a 5-hour flight away from the US and a 7-hour flight away from Canada.

Vacation

  • Along with getting your snap-on dentures in Costa Rica, explore one of the happiest countries in the world. [7]
  • Costa Rica is the best place to unwind. Learn to live a life ‘Pura Vida’ or explore the food, culture, and land. [8]

Cost of Snap-on Dentures in Costa Rica

The cost of snap-on dentures in Costa Rica is $4000, whereas the same can cost up to $6000 in the USA.

You save up to 30% by getting your snap-on smile from Costa Rica!

Check out the prices of snap-on dentures in Costa Rica compared to the US and Canada below.

Cost of Snap-on Dentures in Costa Rica vs. USA and Canada (in USD)
Procedure USA Canada Costa Rica
Snap-on denture (2 implants) $6000 $7000 $4000
Snap-on denture (4 implants) $9000 $10000 $5000
*Prices are case-dependent.

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Top 5 Dental Clinics in Costa Rica

Americas Dental Care
4.6 (26 Reviews)
San José Province, San Pedro, Costa Rica
Mon - Fri 8 AM - 10 PM, Sat - Sun 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Located in San Jose, Costa Rica, Americas Dental Care has provided quality care to international and national patients since 2006.
  • Associated with the American Dental Association, the clinic offers:
  • Free first consultation
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • A comprehensive range of services
  • Snap-on dentures with 2, 3, and 4 implants
  • Multilingual Staff: speaks both Spanish and English
ConfiDental
4.9 (151 Reviews)
Sabana Norte, Avenida Las Américas, Building: Torres del Parque, Second Floor, Office #201 San José, 10108
Mon - Fri 08:30 AM - 06:00 PM, Sat 09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
  • Located in San Jose, ConfiDental was founded more than 35 years ago and has been providing exceptional dental care services ever since.
  • Associated with the American Dental Association, the clinic offers:
  • Free diagnostic tests
  • Free first consultation
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Snap-on dentures with 2 and 4 implants
  • Multiple payment options are available
New Smile Dental Group, San Jose
New Smile Dental Group
4.8 (34 Reviews)
Av. 2, San Francisco, San José, 10103, Costa Rica
Mon - Fri 8 AM to 5 PM
  • Located in Costa Rica, San Jose, New Smile Dental Group is spread over a 6000 square feet area and provides international standards of dental care.
  • Associated with the ADA and AAID, it offers:
  • Snap-on dentures
  • State-of-the-art technology
  • Full-service dental lab on-site
  • Multiple payment options are available
  • A comprehensive range of dental services
Flikier Dental Institute
5.0 (35 Reviews)
Bv. Ernesto Rohrmoser, Rohrmoser, San José, 10109, Costa Rica
Mon - Fri 9 AM to 7 PM
  • Flikier Dental Institute, located in San Jose, is one of the most respected clinics in Costa Rica.
  • Associated with the ICOI the clinic offers:
  • Free first consultations
  • Free diagnostic tests
  • Free pick up and drop off
  • Multiple payment options are available
  • Snap-on dentures with 2, 3 and 4 dental implants
Premier Dental Care
Premier Dental Care
4.9 (224 Reviews)
C. Lapa Verde, Province of Puntarenas, Jacó, Costa Rica
Mon 8.30 AM - 6 PM, Tue to Fri 8.30 AM - 5 PM, Sat 9 AM - 5 PM

Clinic Highlights

  • 22 years of experience in treating international patients.
  • Use the latest technology and advanced equipment to offer high-quality services
  • Provide customized treatments to the satisfaction of patients.

Certifications:

  • Certified by the College of Dental Surgeons of Costa Rica
  • Associated with American Dental Association (ADA)
Arte Dental
4.9 (41 Reviews)
From Ekono store 100 meters South and 25 meters West, Province of Guanacaste, Liberia, 50101, Costa Rica.
Mon 8 AM - 6 PM, Sat 8 AM - 12 PM

Highlights

  • Offer world-class dental treatments with cutting-edge technology
  • All doctors are "Dental Specialists."
  • Clinic Associations: Ministry of Health of Costa Rica, Board of Dental Surgeons of Costa Rica.

The clinic assures a pleasant environment for patients by providing:

  • Full a/c inside the whole building
  • Movies in the waiting room
  • Digital X-rays with large screens
  • Refreshment bar, comfy blankets

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Tips for Getting Snap-On Dentures in Costa Rica

✅ You will need a valid passport to visit Costa Rica for snap dentures. If you do not have one, apply for one with ample time. Find more details on visa and travel information, here.

✅ Be aware of your surroundings when out and about in Costa Rica. Don’t go down any streets that resemble streets you would avoid back home.

✅ Plan a wonderful vacation. Costa Rica is a tropical paradise —you may see the Pacific Ocean, then cross dizzying mountains to take a dip in the Caribbean Sea. To see what you can in do in Costa Rica, click here.

Conclusion

Snap-on dentures in Costa Rica are the best thing you could do for your smile! Along with affordability and high quality, you get to enjoy a dreamy vacation.

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FAQs

The cost of a snap-on denture in Costa Rica varies from $4000 to $6000, whereas in the USA and Canada, it can cost anywhere between $5000 and $11,000.

The cost of snap-on dentures varies from case to case and depends on the number of implants you get.

The most popular are the 2 and 4 implant-supported dentures.

One of the most popular destinations for dental tourists, Costa Rica, is a safe place to get snap-on dentures.

Moreover, clinics associated with DentaVacation undergo a rigorous screening process, ensuring you get nothing but the best!

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