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The Ultimate Guide to Whitening in Costa Rica

Enjoy a holiday in Costa Rica and return home with a stunning white smile thanks to affordable professional teeth whitening treatments. Book an appointment with Dental Departures and save around 60% on the cost you'd pay at home.

Carried out in a dental clinic, laser teeth whitening will give you a noticeably whiter smile in a matter of hours. Just a couple of hours out of your holiday schedule and you can return home looking so much better with a brighter smile.

People have all sorts of pampering treatments when they’re on holiday – so why not pamper your mouth, and give your teeth a makeover? The treatment is painless and you will be free to carry on with all your usual holiday activities without it giving you any more problems than a bit of sensitivity for a day or two. Go on - treat yourself. Take the plunge and book your appointment.

Why have teeth whitening in Costa Rica?

When people thing of dental holiday they think of going on holiday specifically for dental treatment. While this is the case for a number of people, there are also those that are on holiday and would like some dental work carried out while they are away, simply because it is so much more affordable.

Teeth whitening falls into this latter category. At one time it was an expensive, exclusive treatment. However prices are much lower now and even though you will make sizeable savings on laser teeth whitening abroad, it is not enough to justify a holiday alone. However, the savings are substantial enough to take a few hours out of your holiday to have the treatment done.

There are different systems widely available and dentists in Costa Rica use the same teeth whitening systems that are available in the USA. You will not be receiving inferior treatment or an inferior whitening brand just because the price is lower. The price is less because the cost of living in Costa Rica is considerably lower than it is in North America. 

How long does teeth whitening take in Costa Rica?

Laser whitening at your dentist office actually involves less time, and less visits to your dentist, than obtaining the professional home whitening kit. Both laser and at home whitening kits use a peroxide gel to lighten the teeth.

Laser Teeth Whitening

The dentist will thoroughly clean your teeth to remove stains and tartar and your lips, gums and cheeks will be shielded so that they are not exposed to the bleaching gel. You will be given protective goggles to protect your eyes from the laser.

The gel will be applied to your teeth and the laser applied. After 15 minutes or so the gel is removed and the process repeated twice. After the final time your dentist will remove all traces of the gel and clean your teeth thoroughly and the procedure is complete. 

Professional Home Whitening Kits

You will need to visit your dentist twice for this procedure as you will need to have custom-made trays made in which to put the gel which is applied to the teeth. On your first visit your dentist will take impressions and send these to the lab who will make the trays. After a few days you will go back to your dentist who will show you how to use the trays in conjunction with the gel.

You will wear the trays containing the gel every night until you are happy with the degree of whitening achieved. 

What is the cost of teeth whitening in Costa Rica compared to the United States and Canada?

Laser tooth whitening costs around $600 in the United States, but in Costa Rica it is only $250. Professional home whitening kits are around $500 in the States but just $150 in Costa Rica.

With the money you save on laser tooth whitening you could also get a take-home kit to keep your white teeth brighter for longer.

How do I book teeth whitening in Costa Rica?

We make it easy - simply phone our Toll-Free number or book online to make your teeth whitening appointment in Costa Rica. Discover low-cost dentistry with Dental Departures and book with us for our best price guarantee.

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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.

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