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Quick Dental Trips to Costa Rica

By Keith Macartney / February 12th, 2013 / No Comments

ur2lIt is said that if beauty is power, then a smile is its sword. If your smile has dimmed because of damaged, decaying or discolored teeth, a quick dental trip to Costa Rica could provide the solution you need. Costa Rica provides low-cost yet high value dental treatments as well as unique ecotourism experiences. Increasing dental care costs and declining insurance coverage are limiting remedial options for people suffering from dental issues. This is why many people from the affluent parts of the world seek affordable options overseas. From missing, discolored or chipped teeth, imperfect smiles, gum diseases, to painful cavities, patients from all across the globe can find treatment options for their vexing dental problems in Costa Rica. According to a November 2012 report in Reuters, around 40,000 medical tourists, mostly from America and Canada, visited Costa Rica in 2011. About 30 percent of those sought dental work.

The geographical proximity of Costa Rica to the United States makes it more appealing a choice as compared to South American and Asian countries.