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Dental Crowns

A Step by Step Guide in Approaching Your Cosmetic Dental Specialist

Cosmetic dentistry, is a term utilized to group several dental treatments aimed at improving the esthetics of your smile. These treatments range from subtle changes like teeth whitening to major repairs like bonding and the addition of dental implants and crowns. In essence, in Costa Rica, cosmetic dentistry is the equivalent of plastic surgery for your teeth, and finding the ideal cosmetic dentist is crucial...
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Indications and Contraindications of Dental Crowns

In countries where oral health procedures are very advanced, like Costa Rica, dental crowns are being used more and more frequently to safeguard the patient’s teeth. Although, the procedure is generally considered very safe and it is associated with a low incidence of complications, there are some precautions that need to be considered. Following we will review some of the most common uses of porcelain...
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Cosmetic Dentistry Reviews

Everyone deserves to have a beautiful smile, and at the Flikier Dental Institute in Costa Rica, we have everything to make sure you always have your best smile on. Here is a sample of what our patients have to say about our procedures. Carly Martins I had some erosion in my enamel and I decided to get veneers, went down to Costa Rica and had...
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Full Mouth Reconstruction vs. Smile Makeover

In Costa Rica, the terms, full mouth reconstruction, full mouth rehabilitation and full mouth restoration are all used to describe a set of procedures utilized in combination, to simultaneously rebuild or restore the teeth in both the upper and lower jaws of a patient. These procedures are used to treat various dental problems that affect not only the teeth, but also the gums and in...
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The Role of Dental Crowns in Tooth Preservation

There is a lingering question, of why teeth are not considered bones, they are both made up of calcium, phosphorus and other minerals, but there is one major difference between them. Teeth unfortunately, cannot be healed or regenerated like bones can, which is why the use of porcelain crowns in Costa Rica, have become so common now a day. Teeth are made up of different...
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Costa Rica Dental Crowns and Bridges

Dental crowns and bridges are prostheses that are affixed to the dental anatomy permanently. Unlike removable dentures that must be removed and cleaned on a daily basis, dental crowns are cemented onto existing teeth or implants, which means that only dentists can remove them. In Costa Rica, dental crowns are often requested by dental tourists. The implantation of crowns requires some level of surgery, which...
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Understanding Costa Rica Crowns – Zirconia

In Costa Rica, dental crowns are treatments that serve aesthetic and therapeutic purposes; they consist of a kind of sleeve-shaped tooth designed to be placed on a patient’s natural tooth. In other words, a dental crown is a “new tooth” that fits over the natural tooth. Dental crowns have some similarities with dental veneers, but they are two very different treatments. Costa Rica crowns are cosmetic...
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What You Should Know About Costa Rica Dental Crowns

In the early days of dental tourism in Costa Rica, patients who did not plan their dental vacation in advance would show up unannounced at a clinic and ask for porcelain crowns. These days, Costa Rica dental crowns are still heavily requested by dental tourists, and thus it is important to understand what they are and how they should be applied. In general terms, a dental...
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