Combine your vacation with dental care: Save on crowns in Costa Rica

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Cost of dental crowns in Costa Rica

 

US $

CAN $

UK £

EUR €

AUS $

NZ $

Crowns Cost – home

1,300

1,700

1,000

1,200

1,700

1,800

Crowns Cost – Costa Rica

485

650

350

400

650

680

Will getting a crown impact my vacation much?

The crown procedure will effect your vacation minimally:

● Time required at the Dentist:

The procedure for a dental crown usually requires two visits to the dentist. At the first, you will be examined by the dentist, and the tooth will be prepared to receive the crown. This involves filing down the tooth that is going to be crowned and taking impressions of your mouth. The impressions are sent to the lab where your crown will be made.

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When the lab has returned your crown (typically in a matter of days), you will go back to the dentist and have it fitted. The total time should only be a couple of hours. If your dentist offers CEREC CAD/CAM (computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacture) technology you may be able to do the entire procedure in one visit.

● Downtime:

While the dentist performs the procedure you will be given a local anesthetic (like when you have a filling). Once this has worn off, you may experience some tooth sensitivity and/or slight soreness in the gum surrounding the tooth, but this is minimal and should diminish in a day or two.

What is the quality of the dental care in Costa Rica?

You should have no qualms about the excellence of care you receive at the hands of Costa Rica’s dentists if you have performed your own research. Generally, dental care in the country is of a high standard and many of the dentists who treat international patients have taken at least some of their training in the United States. You will find the dental clinics modern, equipped with the latest diagnostic and therapeutic technologies and well-known branded materials in use.

Booking with Dental Departures ensures you will receive care from a reliable source as we have already taken the time to conduct our own background checks and other details such as dentist qualifications and professional memberships. You can examine the results on our clinic listings, along with patient reviews, clinic photos and prices – so you have all the information you need to make a decision.

Popular clinics in Costa Rica for dental crowns

Wherever you vacation in Costa Rica, we will find a compatible clinic. Here are some of our popular ones:

San Jose – Prisma Dental

Alajuela – Dental Cosmetics Costa Rica

Escazu – DentaVac

If you are in need of a dental crown, don’t forego your vacation to pay for it, combine it with your vacation! Dental Departures can help you find the best dental clinics in Costa Rica so check out our listings or talk to our Customer Care Team.

David De Los Santos

David De Los Santos has a master's degree in Psychology in Organizational Development and is currently writing for both Dental and Medical Departures.
To get in touch with this author, or for more info regarding this article, please contact us at author@dentaldepartures.com

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This article is meant for information purposes only and is not intended to be dental advice or instructions for dental diagnosis or treatment. Please consult with your dentist or a qualified dental professional before starting or changing dental treatment