Monthly Archives - May 2013

HiTech Dentistry

Hi Tech in Digital Radiology and Tomography. The shape, color, and alignment of your teeth can be improved so you can have the smile you’ve always wanted. We use the most modern and advanced dental techniques, together with versatile materials that are stronger and longer-lasting than ever before.

Prisma Dental – Palma Sur Community

Reminiscing of Christmas in Palmar Sur A year ago (2012), Prisma Dental planned a Christmas party for the children of Palmar Sur. Palmar Sur is a very small town in the South of Costa Rica covered with rainforest and large banana plantations. The population here works the fields, so many have low incomes to maintain their families. Some don’t make enough to buy the kids Christmas gifts.

Stress & Oral Health

Oral hygiene is the practice of keeping the mouth and teeth clean to prevent dental problems, most commonly, dental cavities, gingivitis, and bad breath. There are also oral pathologic conditions in which good oral hygiene is required for healing and regeneration of the oral tissues. These conditions included gingivitis, periodontitis, and dental trauma, such as subluxation, oral cysts, and following wisdom tooth extraction.

Prisma Dental wins prestigious AAAASFI accreditation

Prisma Dental is proud and honored to be among the first medical facilities in Costa Rica to be accredited by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities International (AAAASFI). The AAAASFI review process is comprehensive and thorough,” said Dr. Josef Cordero Pinczanski, D.D.S. “We’re pleased to have it recognized that we are in compliance with the highest professional standards for our facilities and methods. Our patients deserve the best and this is one way of letting them know [...]

Routine Dental Treatments

Oral Hygiene The practice of keeping the mouth and teeth clean in order to prevent cavities (dental caries), gum disease, and other dental disorders. Dentistry The professional care of teeth, including professional oral hygiene and dental surgery.


Before a patient can have braces put in, an orthodontic study has to be performed, which includes a clinical exam, taking photos of the patient, a panoramic x-ray, a cephalometric x-ray, and study molds.