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Dental Bridges in San Jose

Cost of Dental BridgesDental bridges are prosthetics commonly used to bridge the gap formed by one or a number of missing teeth.


A bridge usually has two crowns that anchor on the healthy teeth or dental implants on either side of the gap, with artificial teeth or pontics in between.


Cost: US$350-US$425

Bridge unit material


Porcelain-high noble metal US$350
Porcelain-zirconium US$425
Full porcelain US$425


*Prices are subject to change without prior notice. Please fill-out the estimate-request form on the right to know the latest in dental bridges prices in San Jose.



The fitting of dental bridges can be completed in two visits to the dentist’s office in Costa Rica. However, additional visits may be required for follow-up care.

Appointment 1

Appointment 2

Eliminating any tooth decay Removal of temporary bridge
Covering the affected area with a filling Checking of the permanent one
Reducing size of abutment teeth to accommodate the crowns Checking the bite accuracy
Taking impression for final crowns/bridge Cementing of the final bridge
Placement of temporary bridge


 Benefits of a Dental Bridge

  • Prevents healthy teeth from getting misaligned (they otherwise tend to tilt into the spaces left by missing teeth)
  • Is fixed; does not need to be taken off and cleaned
  • Enables one to chew food effortlessly and talk properly
  • Eliminates the risk of gum disease and bone loss
  • Distributes bite force evenly
  • Prevents the face from wearing a sunken look caused by missing teeth


Will Dental Bridges make Eating a Struggle?

View of Costa Rica SeaNo, dental bridges will not create problems while eating. On the contrary, they will make eating a smooth process by eliminating the chances of food getting stuck in the decayed teeth or your gums hurting while having certain foods. You will actually be able to chew your food properly once again!


Initially after getting the artificial teeth you will experience some uneasiness while chewing, but over time you will start getting used to eating with them.


However, refrain from having eatables that are extremely hard, hot, or cold.


When will I have to Replace them?

Your dental bridge will not require replacing for at least 10 to 15 years, provided you are ready to spend some time following proper oral care and hygiene. To ensure the longevity of your artificial and remaining original teeth and the protection of your gums against diseases, it is imperative for you to maintain a strict routine of brushing, flossing, and consuming nutritional foods.
Remember to see your dentist to check the state of your oral health and to get professional cleaning done from time to time.
Whether it is dental implants, crowns, bridges or fixed partial dentures in Costa Rica, overseas patients can get quality treatment as well as spend some time winding down in the beautiful tropical environment, more so with the money saved on the procedure.


Get ready to reclaim your smile without exhausting your resources with affordable dental bridges in San Jose.