Dental Implants FAQ

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Dental Implants F.A.Q.

How much dental implants cost in Costa Rica?

Remember that the investment of a dental implant is long-term because once the dental implant is integrated into the hard bone, it becomes part of you. The placement surgery includes the cost of the dental implant and the specialist’s fees, the cost of the dental implant varies with respect to its brand. In the USA it can be around $1500, and in Costa Rica, it ranges from $800 to $1000.

Are there any problems on getting dental implants in Costa Rica?

We have the happiness and ease of being able to acquire dental implants in the country, so we have no problems obtaining these materials. At America Dental we have all the materials and technology necessary for the placement of dental implants.

How has been the experience of people getting dental implants in Costa Rica?

The response has been very positive for patients who visit us from other countries. Patients themselves say that the quality of the dental implants is very good and safe, and they are also relieved to be able to find options in terms of implant treatment since this method is for life. They also mention that dental implants are the ideal solution for those who wish to recover the functionality and aesthetics of their mouth with fixed teeth.

Who provides the best dental implants in Costa Rica?

There are many manufacturers and brands of dental implants in the world that offer different systems and solutions from single teeth to fully edentulous arches. America Dental has always used the latest technologies as well as materials. If we say who are the best dental implant providers, we could say that we have been the best in using quality implants.

Who provides Zirconia dental implants in CR?

America Dental works with the best implant providers in the country, all of them recognized for the quality of their brand. They are made with high-quality Zirconia such as:
– Ceramic
– Z-Systems

How much is a full set of dental implants in Costa Rica?

We cannot accurately express this amount in numbers since prices vary as time goes by due to the added price of taxes or the value of the dollar in addition to the different brands and functionalities of dental implants. However, we can say that they can be around $10,000 a set of dental implants.

How do I choose a dental implant?

As in most procedures, a first evaluation by the specialist is necessary (Dr. Ignacio Vargas), who will have the pleasure of being able to explain step by step the intervention process through the patient’s X-ray, as well as recommending the best options of dental implants.

What is the downside of dental implants?

Dental implants are a 100% bio-compatible medical device. These have a threaded conical shape, the patient feels after their placement, as having their own natural tooth. The dental implant is a metal rod that has an internal screw or hook (abutment) that can hold a false tooth (or teeth) in place.

Does food get stuck under dental implants?

When an implant surgery is performed at America Dental, a fixed temporary prosthesis is put on that acts as a provisional, on the same day of the surgery. The specialist will recommend a soft diet, this means that there is no stuck food. In addition, the patient must continue with the cleanings and dental care, as the days go by the patient will be able to continue incorporating more food into the diet.

Is it worth it to get dental implants?

It is worth it when you want to get dental work that lasts a lifetime. At America Dental, we assure you can enjoy a more satisfactory dental life if you want to have dental implants to enjoy a smile and others in the future.

Which brand of dental implants is the best?

Currently, there are many brands of dental implants and the truth is that it is not surprising if we consider that we are facing a highly demanded treatment. We can name some of the best brands of dental implants that are contributing advances in the implantology sector such as:
– Nobel BioCare
– Straumann
– Zimmer Biomet 3i

Can the body reject dental implants?

Specialists in the area of implantology such as Dr. Ignacio Vargas know that failure or rejection is actually due to poor healing, sometimes it is due to the patient not following the post-operative surgery recommendations. However, this “rejection” is not due to a reaction of the immune system in which our body rejects the implant. It takes from 4 to 6 months of healing to be able to put the final crown.

Can I have all my teeth replaced with implants?

At the first consultation with Dr. Ignacio Vargas, we can find out if you are a good candidate for dental implants. Patients are usually candidates when there is a loss of teeth or there is some type of fracture, infection, or disability that requires dental implants.

Can dental implants be done in one day?

Dental implant surgery is a procedure that can be performed by a specialist in one day.

Do gums grow around implants?

If you have good tissue, the intervened part closes and heals. In other cases, the tissue is very thin or minimal. In this case, a white tissue graft procedure is performed to replace the lost gingival tissue.

Is Straumann the best implant?

We can say that Straumann is a Swiss dental implantology brand, also one of the best known in the world. We can divide Straumann implants into two systems:
Straumann Tissue Level Implants: used mainly in posterior sectors.
Straumann Bone Level Implants: used in the previous sector.