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A wonderful Thank You note from Jill R.

¨Dear Telma,
                Thank you so much for all the amazing work you did on my teeth. They healed up amazingly and the crowns have been amazing like having new teeth. All your tireless devotion to what you do has been such blessing to all of our people. Thank you so much for helping us. It was so nice talking to you that day at Jaco Beach and spending that day w/ you and your husband.
                                                                                              I love you,   Jill. […]

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A beautiful review for Dr. Nadine Cordero

Absolutely, Dr Nadine Cordero met me at nine AM Monday, right as I arrived. Despite being nervous, I knew that Prisma Dental was the place to be right away. I needed two crowns done as well as a root canal with crown. Dentist in Florida after examination said I needed TWO crowns, no mention of root canal(or potential additional cost). Dr Cordero went right to work, expertly taking care of my dental woes. At the end of that day, […]

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All you need to know about Third Mollars

Third molars, also known as wisdom molars, are the last to erupt and the furthest back teeth in the mouth. They tend to come out between 16 and 25 years of age. In Prisma, oral surgery to remove wisdom teeth is a standard practice. Although the wisdom teeth may not always hurt, it is removed for preventive reasons. The teeth may be stuck or impacted, preventing it erupting properly into your mouth. Maybe your mouth is too small to […]

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Can a mouthguard improve athletic performance?

Athletes are always looking for ways to improve their performance in sports. The key to be stronger, less tense and increase resistance during workouts may be in a mouth guard.
For centuries it is well known that biting on to something gives physical improvements. Roman soldiers used to bite on a leather strap in battlefields to increase their prowess. Native American women bit down on a piece of wood to ease child labor. During the Civil War, soldiers bitted lead […]

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What our clientes say about our services!

I came to Costa Rica in need of life changing dental restoration.  Prisma Dental was recommended to me by a friend who had extensive treatments done a few years ago and had nothing but glowing praise for the clinic. I can assure you that he was not exaggerating.  Dr. Cordero’s dedication and ability are unquestionable, and Dr. Rubenstien’s skill and encouragement was comforting at the most crucial moments. Together, with the support of a committed and friendly team, managed […]

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All on 4 Dental Implants; By Dr. Nadine Cordero

All on 4 is a term used to describe the procedure of placing a denture supported by four implants. Implant dentistry has had amazing advances, and our team at Prisma Dental has not been left behind. With All on 4 treatment can restore the smile and function of teeth. Prisma Dental offers All-on-4 treatment for patients wearing dentures, have a mouthful of missing or falling teeth.
What best describes All on 4? Stability! Four implants is the minimum required for […]

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Our patient Story: Carlos at Prisma Dental

Carlos came all the way from Paraguay to fix his teeth at Prisma Dental and was treated to cake and birthday celebrations for doctor Nadine all at the same time!
It all started with a panoramic X-ray and a thorough diagnosis in a unique case. Together, Carlos and the team of doctors of Prisma Dental decided the optimal treatment for him.
Nervous but excited for the positive change, Carlos accepted the treatment plan and the doctors did their magic.
Carlos had […]

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Simple facts about Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a condition that triggers specific points in the muscle and skeletal system causing severe pain and fatigue. It can have a large impact in dental care, 9 out of 10 cases of fibromyalgia experience some type of jaw pain. Trigger points in the face may constrict facial muscles and alter the bite or the closure of the jaw. The malocclusion (bad alignment of the teeth) may also cause painful trigger points in the facial muscles. Fibromyalgia is […]

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Dental care throughout the ages

Our dental issues transition, as we get older. At our youth, we used to worry about brushing our teeth properly and flossing to avoid cavities just like our dentist and parents warned us if we didn’t. As seniors or elders the problems differ, gums get the spotlight, cavities still are considered a problem but not as severe and issues related to dentures, bridges, and tooth wear down appear.
Physiologically, the gums recede and increase the risk of root decay. […]

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All on 6 and All on 8 Dental Implants

All on 6 and All on 8 dental procedures are the ideal options when a full set of teeth is required. If your natural teeth are missing or in poor condition, you may believe that you will suffer with uncomfortable temporary dentures for the remainder of your life. All on 6 and All on 8 implants not only offer a more comfortable solution, but they are also permanently installed so that you may forget that you haven’t always had […]

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