The Meza Blog

Dental Implants: More than a Cosmetic Procedure

When you lose a permanent tooth for any reason, you will experience consequences beyond just a less attractive smile. Many health concerns can arise along with the self-consciousness that comes with tooth loss. Fortunately, dental implants afford a true treatment option that goes far beyond a mere restoration of cosmetic appearance. Here is why you should consider replacing your missing teeth whenever possible:

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Using Digital Dentistry To Design Your Ideal Smile

Throughout the years, there have been countless advancements in the dental health industry ranging in everything from the techniques used in diagnosing and treating patients, to the materials used to implement those treatments. However, at no time in the history of dentistry have these advancements had such an impact as with the development of digital dentistry. Read more

Dr. Meza Becomes Costa Rica's First AACD Accredited Dentist

Dr. Alberto Meza D.D.S., founder and Director of the famed Meza Dental Clinic, and a pioneer in the Dental Tourism industry, has successfully completed the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)Accreditation process. In doing so, he becomes the first Accredited Member of the AACD in Costa Rica. Dr. Meza said, “Receiving the call from the Academy and hearing the great news about my accreditation made me smile from ear to ear! The only happier moments I can think of off-hand are the day the most beautiful woman in the world agreed to marry me, and the two special days my wife told me we were expecting our sons! I have been fortunate to win awards in the past for my dental accomplishments, but to me, this Accreditation is kind of like the Holy Grail of accomplishments in the field of Cosmetic Dentistry!” Read more

Dental Tourism Likely To Double In Costa Rica By 2020

The number of health travelers from the United States who visit Costa Rica for medical and dental procedures could double by the end of this decade. Such was the forecast recently broadcast by national television network Teletica in a report by Adrian Fallas.

In 2015, Costa Rica welcomed about 50,000 medical and dental tourists; this figure was reported by ProMed, an organization that seeks to promote health travel to Costa Rica. According to ProMed, the majority of visitors came from the U.S., and they spent $338 million during their stay. Read more