Tag - Dental Lab

5 Top Reasons Why You Should Choose Prisma Dental

Experience and Tradition Both Dr. Josef Cordero and Dr. Thelma Rubinstein boast of over 30 years of experience, with a list of thousands of happy patients who do not regret coming over to Costa Rica and giving Prisma Dental the chance to make a major change in their lives. Dr. Josef Cordero is a world-class oral surgeon and Dr. Telma Rubinstein is renowned for her expertise in full-mouth restoration and aesthetic work. Quality At Prisma Dental we do not only assure [...]

VIP Treatment at Prisma Dental

At Prisma Dental we value your time, and of course your trust in us to have your procedure done safely, accurately and promptly. You can surely identify with dental procedures that require multiple visits only to have one small detail checked. Most probably your dentist back home will send the molds of the teeth you need to replace to a provider and if you need tomography scans you might need to go to another laboratory to have them before [...]

What to Expect When You are Getting a Dental Bridge?

Dental bridges are a great solution for missing teeth, depending on the position of missing teeth different types of bridges can be used. On your first visit you will have the abutment teeth prepared. They will usually be recontoured and a portion of the enamel will be removed so as to fit the crown that will be placed over them. Then impressions of your teeth will be made, this will be necessary for the dental lab to create the model [...]

The Healing Environment of a Modern Dental Clinic

How would you feel if you walked into a dental office, and your first impression of it is that it is welcoming, warm, nurturing and healing? Dental clinics have changed through the years, and nowadays you will find those which offer an environment so soothing you could feel you are in a spa, from the moment you walk into reception, a kind smile will greet you, soothing colors envelop you and the smell of freshness filters through your nostrils. [...]

State of the Art CT Scans at Your Service

Computerized tomography scans (CT Scans) are mostly used in medical procedures because of their image quality and detail. Since it is taken from several different angles it allows a true three-dimensional representation of a specific object. Here at Prisma Dental, in our quest to provide our patients with the best equipment to assess their specific condition, we use this state-of-art technological device to evaluate dental implants, surgical procedures and bone condition. For us the CT Scan is essential in the [...]

An On-Site Lab Can Make a Whole World of Difference

Sixteen years ago, Doctors Cordero & Rubinstein had the vision to build an On-Site Lab in order to offer their patients prompt dental work with the best craftsmanship of master dental technicians. This decision has differentiated them from their peers. The pros of having an on-site lab are plenty. Usually, when you have an appointment to have dental work that might require crowns, bridges, prosthesis, retainers, zirconium crowns, implant abutments, custom made posts, dentures, bleaching trays and mouth guards you might [...]

So, what is Zirconium?

Many times we go to the dentist we hear zirconium this, zirconium that, zirconium crowns. What is the buzz about zirconium? What is zirconium? Zirconia is a very hard ceramic used as a strong base material for full ceramic restorations. In dentistry, it is used as zirconium oxide which has been stabilized with the addition of yttrium oxide, together it is called yttria-stabalized zirconia or YSZ. Zirconia is the hardest known ceramic in industry and the strongest material used in dentistry. In the [...]