Your San Jose Dentist Has An Important Message From Their Hygiene Team!

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At Prisma Dental Costa Rica – your San Jose dentists – we practice what we preach. Proof positive of our commitment to optimal preventive oral health care are our wonderful registered dental hygienists. Their goal is to help you to achieve and maintain the optimal oral health that supports a beautiful smile, through diagnostic assessment, prevention, and education. Here’s how …

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Dental Crowns Can Protect And Reignite Your Smile

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At Prisma Dental Costa Rica, many of our patients have had dental crowns (or crown & bridge treatment) to restore their beautiful smiles. But many haven’t, and we often get questions about what a crown is and why we would place one. We’re glad to take a moment today to give you a general overview and let you know why …

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Try Costa Rica Teeth Whitening For A Stunning Glow

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Did you know that nearly 100% of adults feel a smile is an important social asset? It’s true – and research backs it up. Perhaps that’s why we all like to keep our teeth their whitest and brightest … because we know how good it feels, the confidence it instills, and the great impression it makes! Teeth whitening remains one …

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Make a Dazzling First Impression With Invisalign

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Even though we learn at an early age not to judge a book by its cover, it’s not that easy. We all do it, and studies show that for 29% of North Americans, the first thing they notice when meeting someone new is their teeth. People with a straight, uniform smile are perceived as being more successful, more trustworthy, and …

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Your Dentist In San Jose Helps You Achieve A Healthy Disease-Free Smile!

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They call gum disease the silent disease. It initially appears will quiet symptoms. As it develops, many of the symptoms are brushed off and ignored. But as your dentist in San Jose, at Prisma Dental Costa Rica, we want to make sure you know that if allowed to proceed, gum disease is a serious health issue that affects your smile …

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With Dental Sedation, Your Visits Will Always Be Worry-Free!

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Many people don’t look forward to going to the dentist. Are you, or someone you love, one of the 15% of people who experience dread when it comes to their appointment at their dentist in San Jose? Dental sedation may help. Dental fear can be due to previous bad experiences, challenging developmental or anxiety disorders, an intellectual disability, or simply …

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Tooth Extraction & Taking The Next Step To Restore Your Smile

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Last month, we blogged about the reasons you may need a tooth extraction. As your dentist in San Jose, at Prisma Dental, we also have ways to restore your teeth if your tooth extraction left you with a gap in your smile that changes how well you chew, speak, and feel around other people. Another consideration is that spaces left …

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A Tooth Extraction Primer – First In A 2-Part Series!

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As a dentist in San Jose, at Prisma Dental Costa Rica, a tooth extraction is one of the most common procedures we do besides regular dental hygiene care and thorough oral health checkups. And while we’ll always do our best to treat your tooth to save it, there are many reasons why pulling one or more teeth may be necessary, …

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All-On-4 or 6 Dental Implants – Same-Day Teeth in Beautiful San Jose, Costa Rica!

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More than 30 million North Americans are missing one, several, or all their teeth. We might shrug this off and say, “They can wear dentures, can’t they?”  But there is an invisible problem associated with tooth loss hiding below the gumline. Bone tissue needs stimulation to maintain its strength and health. Wherever your jaw is missing teeth, bone disintegrates. But …

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Wisdom Teeth Removal In San Jose Is A Smile Saver

If you’re like most people, you’ll have your “wisdom” teeth removed at some point in your life. And wisdom teeth removal is available at many dental practices, including ours – Prisma Dental – Costa Rica! But, when you visit us, we can remove these third molars while you’re enjoying a vacation! Perhaps you’ve already undergone this procedure and now your …

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