Prisma Dental, Costa Rica – Reviews and Recommendations


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Searching for a reliable, good-quality dental clinic overseas? Prisma Dental, Costa Rica offers exceptional services to international patients, at prices that won’t break the bank. Find out more about why this clinic is recommended so highly.
These days, dental tourism is becoming a viable alternative for Americans and Canadians who are out-priced by the cost of dental care at home. Costa Rica is one of the most popular places to visit for North Americans because:

  • It’s convenient – only a short-haul flight away from a lot of locations across North America and Canada
  • It is safe – a politically stable country with no gang warfare or terrorist activites
  • Prices are low
  • The country is a beautiful holiday destination with varied topography and lots of different activities to enjoy, from white water rafting to golfing
  • Standards at dental clinics offering dental tourism are high


Why is Prisma Dental a good clinic for dental tourists?


Prisma Dental is located in San Jose, Costa Rica’s capital. As most people tend to fly into San Jose it ticks the first box for convenience.

The clinic has been around for over 30 years, established in 1982. During this time they have built-up a good reputation, particularly with international patients who visit not just from North America, but from across the world.

Among Costa Rica dentists Prisma Dental is ranked as a best clinic in Costa Rica, according to its patients. It is a recipient of the Dental Departures’ Global Patients’ Choice Award 2017 and the reviews it regularly receives attest to the high-esteem it is placed in by its patients. Here are some of the latest reviews received in March 2017:

John from Florida, USA -
“Dr Rubinstein, FIVE STARS! I want to thank you for your care for me and my parents. Out time here with you and your staff has been incredible. I have never had a better experience at a dental visit. You’re the BEST!”

Mona from Ford Meyers, USA –
“Special thank you to Dr Carolina. Your gentleness, kindness captured me. It is very obvious the staff here cares for the well-being of their patients. Thank you all many times, look forward to coming back and bringing more of our friends.”

The dentists at Prisma Dental offer comprehensive dental services that encompass general and specialist dentistry. Meeting the needs of their patients, their multidisciplinary approach means patients don’t have to go anywhere else.

They have particular expertise in cosmetic dentistry and dental implants, with two of the dentists being members of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Affordable prices:
The prices offered at Prisma Dental are very competitive with dental implants in Costa Rica being particularly good value:

Cost of dental implants in the United States $3,900 (CAD $5,200)
Cost of dental implants at Prisma Dental $1,400 (CAD $1,850)
Cost of implant-supported overdenture (4 implants) in the United States $12,300 (CAD $16,400)
Cost of implant-supported overdentures (4 implants) at Prisma Dental $4,600 (CAD $6,100)

If you are looking for good-quality clinic recommendations in Costa Rica then Prisma Dental should be one to add to your shortlist.

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.
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