Tag - Dental Services

What Your Teeth Reveals

According to a study led by George D. Kamenov from the University of Florida, there is information in your teeth that can give clues of where you came from. Every part of our body contains vital information such as DNA, teeth are a great source of material from where for example archaeologists can collect data since they have the quality to preserve their shape, form and DNA information in time. Dr. Kamenov however has a different approach to analyze data [...]

Thirty Seconds is Enough for Permanent Enamel Damage

In earlier articles we mentioned how the PH in drinks can silently sneak into the the nooks and crannies in your teeth damaging your enamel. Lately dental researchers have discovered that many of the traditional soft drinks, sports drinks, fruit juice and other drinks with a high level of acidity present a “triple-threat” that can cause permanent damage in children´s teeth. These group of researchers have been able to demonstrate that within just thirty seconds of acid attack, the effects [...]

Top Trends in Dentistry

[star_list] [list_item] Aesthetics is the New Definition of Beauty We have come a long way, back in the 1960ś the main concern was tooth decay and tooth loss and although dentists did perform bridge and crown restorations it was far from the full-mouth restorations that are so common nowadays. Nowadays cosmetic dentistry is practically the norm and patients have high expectations, they want to be able to flash a new smile in practically no time and without a trace of pain and discomfort. [...]

A Quick Glance into Simple Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments

The following is a list of simple cosmetic dentistry treatments, all of them offered at Prisma Dental. We understand that medical terms can be confusing sometimes and it is our wish that you can have all of these terms explained in plain English, they might come in handy! [star_list] [list_item] Composite Bonding It is a material which looks like the enamel of your tooth and it is used to mend chipped, broken, decayed or discolored teeth. This material is usually made of resin [...]

Generations Caring For Your Oral Health

Toothpaste as we know it began to be marketed and became popular until the 1920’s while the foundation and basics of dentistry were published in the 1700’s. With each generation there are new discoveries which in turn catapult technological advances. We are at a point in history wherein the dental concerns of our grandparents can be easily solved with oral surgery, implants, crowns, veneers and more. And what is even more exciting is that more advances and discoveries [...]

Prisma Dental the Decision You Will Not Regret

Good Morning Beautiful People! First of all, thank you for visiting our blog, we are floored that you have us as your reference when searching for your specific dental/oral-health concern. For us it is truly important that you let us know how we can provide you with the best information and advice there is. Just over a year ago, we decided to revamp our website so that it would be easier for your to have all the information you needed [...]

Chewing Your Way to Perfect Health

You might have Heard that the perfect number of times to chew food is 100, this is because the late health guru from the 1800’s attributed his good health , strength and endurance due to this practice. In order to make most of properly chewing your food you do not need to be this strict since the amount of chewing that a certain type of food requires will intrinsically depend on the texture. It is highly recommended that you eat [...]

Considering a Full-mouth Reconstruction?

During a full-mouth reconstruction or restoration several procedures are involved with the intent to improve not only the appearance of your smile but also to improve your oral health and functionality. People with teeth with some type of damage, are worn down or are missing completely are good candidates to have reconstructions. Damaged teeth do not only affect the way you look, your self-esteem and image it can also create bite imbalance and affect your chewing ability. Some [...]

Soft Diet After Oral Surgery

A dental implant requires a surgical procedure and also time for resting, healing and bone integration. Usually doctors will recommend patients to go under a soft diet for around a week. Now when we think of soft diets we might frown in disgust thinking a very tasteless and lame week is ahead of us, but it doesn´t need to be like that. Make that soft diet week a pleasurable one by following our tips, the key is variety so even [...]

First Visit to Prisma Dental – FAQ’s

Welcome to your first appointment at Prisma Dental, we are overjoyed to have you with us today. We understand that your oral health is a priority in your life and your priority is ours too. Today we would like to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about how to arrange your stay while visiting Costa Rica for the first time. How can I get to Prisma? Prisma Dental is located at a prestigious zone just 20 minutes from the International [...]