Costa Rica Bluezone Guanacaste
Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Costa Rica Bluezone Guanacaste is the leading implantology specialist dental clinic in the region, and its dental surgeries are performed in a JCI-accredited hospital. Its primary offering for international patients is immediate loading All-on-4 and All-on-6 procedures, meaning patients can have the treatment performed in a single trip.
The Costa Rica Bluezone team has decades of experience and consists of dentists who have memberships in leading industry organizations, and who make use of the newest technologies available to dentistry. Aside from the clinic's reputation for excellence in mouth restoration and in implantology, the team also offers dental treatments that include teeth whitening, dental implants, oral surgery, gum disease treatment, and root canals.
This clinic is a 15-minute drive from the Daniel Oduber Quirós International Airport and is located in a "Blue Zone" - a geographic region where measurably longer lifespans have been observed.
Costa Rica is famous for its biodiversity. It has more than 500,000 unique animal and plant species, about 5% of the world's biodiversity. Almost half of the country is covered in forest, and more than a quarter is a protected wildlife area. The Guanacaste National park is home to a population of collared peccaries and birds and contains dry, wet, and cloud forests. Guided nature walks, bird watching, and recreational diving are among the activities available visitors to the region.
Accommodations are available year-round and can be found either in-land or closer to the beaches in the Guanacaste province. Many locals speak both English and Spanish.
American Dental Association
International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI)
23 procedures across 2 specialties
The All-on-4 dental implant treatment was designed by Nobel Biocare, and is used to replace an entire upper or lower set of teeth. The procedure creates a permanent prosthesis by using four dental implants that act as an anchor for a bridge or overdenture of 12-to-14 teeth.
The dentist performs or examines diagnostic tests (such as panoramic X-rays and a CT scan) to assess the patient's jaw bone density. These scans are then often followed up by computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (known as CAD/CAM) processes that plan the All-on-4 procedure and allow the dentist to precisely insert the dental implants into the jaw.
The All-on-6 treatment was designed by Nobel Biocare, and is used to replace the entire upper or lower set of teeth. The procedure creates a permanent prosthesis by using 6 dental implants which act as an anchor for a bridge or overdenture of 12 to 14 teeth.
All-on-6 with Hybrid Fixed Prosthesis
|from $ 13,800|
A bone graft or bone augmentation may be required for patients who have a soft or thin jaw bone and are having dental implants.
Patients may need to stay longer if they are having a bone graft from the hip bone. A longer stay may also be required for cases where the sinus is affected.
Costa Rica Bluezone Guanacaste provides various high-quality, affordable dental treatments for its patients, but it specializes in offering single-trip All-on-4 and All-on-6 implants to international patients. Other procedures on offer include general and cosmetic dentistry, gum disease treatments, regular dental implants, crowns, and veneers.
The friendly and knowledgeable staff is bilingual (English and Spanish), and the dentists specialize in oral implantology and mouth restoration procedures. The clinic sees approximately 200 patients each year, with a significant proportion of this number originating from outside of Costa Rica.
The Costa Rica Bluezone team holds memberships with the American Dentist Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, among other associations and industry groups.
Dr. Alejandro Saenz Gutierrez, DDS, OMS, is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgeries with a focus in laser surgeries, periodontics, prosthetic dentistry and dental implants.
Dr. Gutierrez studied at Javeriana University and University of Costa Rica and is a member of the Costa Rican Academy, Colombian Association, and the Latin-American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Alejandro Freer Rojas, DDS,Msd is a specialist in prosthodontics with a practice focus on cosmetic dentistry, dental implants,oral rehabilitation, and prosthetic dentistry. Dr. Freer received his Master degree from the University of Costa Rica and a dental implants fellowship from the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Melania Aguilar Coto graduated as Bachelor of Dentistry of the University of Costa Rica (UCR). Subsequently she made her specialty in Periodontics at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (PUJ) in Bogotá, Colombia. Dr Aguilar exercises private practice in Periodontics at Hospital La Catolica and made a publication about the 'expression of MMP-13 in periodontal disease' for the Foundation Juan José Carazo. Dr. Aguilar is actively involved as an assistant, lecturer and jury in courses, conferences and seminars and conferences at national and international level.
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Costa Rica Bluezone Guanacaste is located close to the Hospital CIMA – about 30 minutes driving from the International Airport and very close to several beach resorts. The staff were really friendly and welcoming!
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