Monthly Archives - May 2015

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]