A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap placed over a natural tooth. Since the cost of dental treatments has shot up in the recent past, patients are now considering the option of dental tourism.
Costa Rica, with its booming tourism industry, is one of the most sought-after locations for this purpose.
Dental crowns in Costa Rica are available at affordable prices. See the price table given below.
The cost of a dental crown in Costa Rica is from $370. While a porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) costs $370, a full porcelain crown costs $400. Compared to the United States, these prices are about 70% less. On an average, a PFM crown in the USA costs $1,210.
The following table shows the dental crown prices in Costa Rica compared with those in the United States and Canada.
|Type of Crown||Price in Costa Rica*||Price in USA*||Price in Canada**||Time taken|
|Porcelain Noble Metal Crown||$370||$1,210||$1100||5 days|
|Porcelain Zirconium Crown||$400||$1,590||$1000-1500||5 days|
|Full Porcelain Crown||$400||$1,480||$1700||5 days|
|Implant + Crown – Porcelain Fused to Metal||$1212||$4000||$3093||1st visit: 2 days
2nd visit: 6 days
|Implant + Crown – Porcelain Fused to Zirconium||$1386||$4380||$3430||1st visit: 2 days
2nd visit: 6 days
*In American dollars; **in Canadian dollars
Dental costs in Costa Rica are about 70% lower than in the USA.*In Canadian dollars.
We work with one of the best dental clinics in Costa Rica. Here are some of its highlights:
The clinic’s chief lab technician is a true artist who specializes in porcelain and metal crown.
The in-house lab utilizes a dental CAD/CAM capture system manufactured by Schütz Dental in Germany and CAD/CAM computer technology to fabricate our patients’ dental restorations onsite.
Mario Bonilla D.D.S.
Andrea Roth Earey D.D.S.
David Vega Alvarado D.D.S.
Raquel Cordero D.D.S.
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Debbie from Florida shares her dental experience in Costa Rica:
Here is another happy client who chose to have his dental treatment at our network clinic in San Jose:
Nellie from Houston, Texas talks about the massive savings she enjoyed on her dental work in San Jose, CR: