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DDS Dental Clinic

DDS Dental Clinic

Show Phone NumberEscazu, Comercial Center Country Plaza, 2nd floor, San JoseCosta Rica
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Opening Hours

Monday08:00 - 18:30
Tuesday08:00 - 18:30
Wednesday08:00 - 18:30
Thursday08:00 - 18:30
Friday08:00 - 18:30
Saturday
Sunday
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About DDS Dental Clinic

We are a group of dental specialists who provide esthetic and cosmetic dentistry, specialized endodontic and gum treatment and general dentistry as well, since 1994.

This incorporates everything from the newest materials to the most modern technical procedures.

Why DDS Dental Clinic?

  • Dental treatments performed by a group of specialists trained in the most prestigious universities of the United States and other countries.

  • Each individual case is discussed thoroughly by our group of specialists.

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from 1 verified review Patient Reviews of DDS Dental Clinic

"I highly recommend"
5 50Reviewed 21 Nov 2012 Review verified by email.
Treatment Received: Dental Crowns
My dental treatment was perfectly done, and the final price was very affordable. The doctors speak fluent English. The doctors and the rest of the staff offer a very friendly and caring service. Also the clinic is located in a very nice neighbourhood. I highly recommend DDS Dental Clinic!
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Dentistry

Premises

Parking

Accessible to disabled people

Public transport access

Patient bathroom

Wireless access

On-site pharmacy

Clinic Services

Home visits

Open 24 hours

Open weekends

Languages spoken

EnglishSpanish

Dentistry

 
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Dental Bonding
 
Dental Bridges
 
Dental Checkup
 
Dental Crowns
 
Porcelain Crown
 
Temporary Crown
 
Zirconia Crown
 
Dental Implants
 
Dental X-Ray
 
Digital Dental X-Ray
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Dentures
 
Denturist Consultation
 
Endodontist Consultation
 
Fillings
 
General anesthesia for dental treatments
 
Implant Dentist Consultation
 
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Consultation
 
Orthodontist Consultation
 
Paediatric Dentist Consultation
 
Periodontist Consultation
 
Periodontitis Treatment
 
Restorative Dentist Consultation
 
Root canals
 
Complex Root Canal
 
Incisor Root Canal
 
Molar Root Canal
 
Premolar Root Canal
 
Root End Surgery
 
Single Visit Root Canal
 
Sedation for dental treatments
 
Teeth Cleaning
 
Veneers

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Dr Vinicio Prada

Job Title:
  Dentist
Specialisations:
  Prosthodontics
Languages:
  English, Spanish
Biography:
Education
1985-1990: Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica.
1992-1994: Post graduate degree as a Specialist in Prosthodontics, Louisiana State University. New
Orleans, U.S.A.
Additional training
1992: “Spectra Implant System Certification Program”. New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.
1993: “Implant Prosthetics Training Program”. Calcitek System. New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.
1993: “Steri-oss Dental Implant System Certification Program”. New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.
1995: “Post implant rehabilitation”. ACCO. San Jose, Costa Rica.
1997: “Excelco material and new equipment training”. Miami, Florida, U.S.A.
1997: “Prothesis titanio Gasyti System”. Italia.
1997: “Crowns and bridges for a predictable esthetic”. Foundation of Continuing Education in Dentistry (FUNDECO), San José, Costa Rica.
1998: “Construction of an esthetic dental practice with the latest advances”. San José, Costa Rica.
2000: “Dental Implants and latest advances in prosthodontics”. San Jose, Costa Rica.
2002: “Radiological Protection”. Professional Association of Dental Surgeons. San José, Costa Rica.
2004: “Esthetics in the new millennium”. Louisiana State University, New Orleans, U.S.A.
2007: “Interaction of the interface tissue and biomaterials dental adhesives”, University of Costa Rica.
Experience
1991: Social service, Costa Rican Ministry of Health. Puntarenas, Costa Rica.
1992: Head of the Dental Department. Ministry of Health. Puntarenas, Costa Rica.
1991-1992: Private practice in General Dentistry. Puntarenas, Costa Rica.
1992-1994: Clinical internship. School of Dentistry, Louisiana State University. New Orleans, U.S.A.
1994-1996: Clinical internship in Maxilofacial Prosthetics at Charity Hospital. Louisiana, New Orleans,
U.S.A.
1994 to date: Private practice limited to Prosthodontics at DDS Dental Clinic. San José, Costa Rica.
1995 to date: Professor at the Prosthodontics Department of the University of Costa Rica. San José,
Costa Rica.
1995-1997: Head of Prosthodontics. Latin-American University of Science and Technology (ULACIT). San José, Costa Rica.
1997 to date: Professor of Prosthodontics at “Universidad Latina”. San José, Costa Rica.
2002 to date: Private practice limited to Prosthodontics at Galerias Dental Specialists. San José,Costa Rica.
Participation at several lectures and table clinics in Costa Rica, Colombia, México, Panamá and the
United States.
Publications in prestigious journals such as Implant Dentistry and Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.
Memberships
Member and former President of the Academy of Prosthodontics of Costa Rica.
Member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Member of the Implant Prosthodontics Section of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Member of the Professional Association of Dental Surgeons of Costa Rica.

Dr Paola Carranza

Job Title:
  Dentist
Specialisations:
  Endodontics
Languages:
  English, Spanish
Biography:
Education
1995-1998: Graduated as a General Dentist from ULACIT University, San José, Costa Rica.
1998: Highest grade of the General Dentistry Program, ULACIT, San José, Costa Rica.
2001-2003: Endodontic Postgraduate Studies at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Additional training
1996: “Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation”. Cruz Roja Costarricense, San José, Costa Rica.
1996: “Infection control and handling of dental equipment”. Course given by Hu-Friedy, San
José, Costa Rica.
1998: “Crowns and bridges for a predictable esthetic”. Course given by Dr. Chiche. Foundation
of Continuing Education in Dentistry (FUNDECO), San José, Costa Rica.
1998: “Pharmacology”. ULACIT University, San José, Costa Rica.
1999: “Radiological protection”. Course given by Carlos Madrigal, Specialist in Radiological
Protection. Clinica Biblica Hospital, San José, Costa Rica.
2003: “Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation”. Tufts University, Boston, U.S.A.
2003: “Academic Review of Endodontology”. Course given by The Center Doctor Albert Einstein Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
2002: “Bone Lesions”. Course given by Dr. I.B. Bender. Tufts University, Boston, U.S.A.
2004: Annual Session of the American Association of Endodontists. Anaheim, USA.
2004: “Accounting for small business owners”. Course given by TEC, San José, Costa Rica.
2006: “Updating course in Radiological protection”. Course given by Carlos Madrigal, Specialist
in Radiological Protection. Clínica Bíblica Hospital, San José, Costa Rica
2007: “Updating course in Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation in Clinica Biblica Hospital, San José,
Costa Rica.
2008: Updating course in endodontic techniques and materials. CATIE, Turrialba, Costa Rica.
2009: Scientific Dental Congress by ACCO.
2010: Endodontic Surgery. Course given by Thomas Levy DDS, ULACIT, San José, Costa Rica.
2011: Updating course in Radiological protection”. Course given by Carlos Madrigal, Clínica
Bíblica Hospital, San José, Costa Rica.
2011: Annual Session of the American Association of Endodontists. Texas, U.S.A.
2012: Series of lectures about pain management in endodontic given by Dr. Carranza and
sponsored by SANOFI. Costa Rica.
2012: Scientific Dental Congress by ACCO.
Experience
1997-1998: Social Service at the National Children’s Patronage (PANI). San José, Costa Rica.
1999-2000: Social Service at the Costa Rican Social Security System at the Dentistry
Department. Limón, Costa Rica.
2001-2003: Professor at Tufts University at the Department of Preclinic Endodontics during
postgraduate studies. Boston, U.S.A.
2003 to date: Private practice limited to Endodontics at DDS Dental. San José, Costa Rica.
2003-2005: Professor at Veritas University, Endodontics Department. San José, Costa Rica.
2004-2007: Professor at the Department of Endodontics of the Dentistry School at the
University of Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica.
Memberships
2001 to date: Member of the American Association of Endodontists.
2004 to date: Member of the Professional Association of Dental Surgeons as a specialist in
Endodontics.
2005 to date: Member of the Costa Rican Association of Endodontists.
Member of the Board of Directors of the Costa Rican Academy of Endodontics for two
consecutive years.

Dr A. Enrique Gonzalez

Job Title:
  Dentist
Specialisations:
  Periodontics
Languages:
  English, Spanish
Biography:
Education
1992: Graduated as Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Costa Rica. San José, Costa
Rica.
2002: Specialty training program in Periodontics and Implant Surgery at Baylor College
of Dentistry. Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
2002: Master of Science at Baylor College of Dentistry. Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
2003: Periodontics Board Certification. Specialty in Periodontics
Additional training
1997: Dental Association of Alajuela, Course work in Periodontics. Alajuela, Costa Rica.
1998: ALARA Radiation Protection Services. San Jose, Costa Rica.
1999: 4th Annual Regeneration Symposium. Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
2000: International Periodontal Seminarm, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon–Baylor College of Dentistry. Monterrey, N.L. Mexico.
2001: International Periodontics Symposium, Baylor College of Dentistry. The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
2003: 3i Implant Innovations, Inc. Palm Beach Gardens, FL, U.S.A.
2005: IMTEC Corporation, MDI Training Implants. San Jose, Costa Rica
2008: 3i Implant Innovations, Inc. Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
2009: Meeting from Scientific Dental Association (ACCO). San José, Costa Rica.
2009: Arthur Merritt Lectureship. Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
2010: Nobel Biocare Global Symposium. New York, NY, U.S.A.
Experience
1993-1999: Social Service at the Costa Rican Social Security System at the Dentistry Department. San José, Costa Rica.
1993 to date: Private practice in general dentistry and periodontics at Clinica Dr. Gonzalez. Alajuela, Costa Rica.
1997-1999 / 2005 to date: Professor at the Department of Periodontics of the College of Dentistry. University of Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica.
2000: Internship at the Department of Anesthesiology of Baylor Medical University Hospital. Dallas, Texas. U.S.A.2000-2002: Clinical Instructor, Pre-doctoral Clinic at Baylor College of Dentistry. Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.2002 to date: Private practice limited to Periodontics and Dental Implants at DDS Dental. San José, Costa Rica.
Memberships
1993 to date: Member of the Costa Rica Dental Association.
1993 to date: Member of the Professional Association of Dental Surgeons of Costa Rica.
1994 to date: Member of the Dental Association of Grecia. Alajuela, Costa Rica.
1997 to date: Member of the Periodontics Department of the University of Costa Rica.
1999 to date: Member of the American Academy of Periodontology. Michigan, U.S.A.
2002 to date: Member and Counselor of the Costa Rican Periodontics Association

Dr Alejandro Saenz

Job Title:
  Oral Surgeon
Specialisations:
  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Languages:
  English, Spanish
Biography:
Education
1991: Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica.2000: Post graduate degree as a Maxillofacial Surgeon. Universidad Pontificia Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia.
Experience
Vice Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Costa Rica. San Jose, Costa Rica.1992: Social Service and Head of the Department of Dentistry at the Costa Rican Social Security System (CCSS). Río Frío, Costa Rica.
1993-1997: Oral Surgeon-Maxillofacial Surgery Service at Hospital Mexico. Costa Rican Social
Security System (CCSS). San Jose, Costa Rica.1993 to date: Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry of the University of Costa Rica in the sections of Operative Dentistry, Prosthodontics and Oral Surgery.2001-2005 / 2009-2010: Section Chief of Surgery at the Faculty of Dentistry. University of Costa Rica. San Jose, Costa Rica.
2001-2006: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Hospital Calderon Guardia. Costa Rican Social Security System (CCSS). San Jose, Costa Rica.2004-2007: Professor graduate Specialization in Maxillofacial Surgery, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Bogotá, Colombia.
Exclusive Private Practice at Oral Maxillofacial Surgery.
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Coordinator Hospital La Católica. San José, Costa Rica.
Memberships
Member of the Commission of the Teaching Faculty of Dentistry University of Costa Rica.
Member of the Assembly Representative Collegiate University of Costa Rica.
Member of the Costa Rican Academy of Maxillofacial Surgery.
Member of the Colombian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.Member of the Latin-American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology.
Member of the International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Show Phone NumberEscazu, Comercial Center Country Plaza, 2nd floor, San JoseCosta Rica