Dr. Luis Herrera

Meet Dr. Luis Herrera

Prosthodontist

Prosthodontist


Dr. Herrera is a world-class prosthodontist dedicated to meeting his patients dental care needs — whatever they are.

His extensive training in surgical implantology, pre-prosthetic surgery, full-mouth reconstruction, cosmetic dentistry, and general dentistry allows him to provide comprehensive care and management to give patients winning smiles.

 

Resume: Dr. Luis Herrera


EDUCATION/ DEGREES:

College Education in Professional Agricultural Technical College Las Juntas de Abangares, Guanacaste (1996-1997)

College Education in International Bilingual College, Paseo Colón, San José (1998-2000)

DENTAL FOCUS:

Emphasis on Prosthodontics,

Dental Clinic of Universidad Latina, San José, May-August 2007.

Outpatient Clinic:

  • San Martín de Porres Dental Clinic, La Carpio, San José, September 2007.
  • Dr. Clorito Picado Dental Clinic, Barrio México, San José, October 2007.
  • Dr. Marcial Fallas Dental Clinic, Desamparados, San José, November 2007.
  • Tirrases Universidad Latina Dental Clinic, Curridabat, San José, December 2007

Degree in Dentistry, Universidad Latina de Costa Rica.(2008)

Internship Postgraduate Prosthodontics (September 2008-December 2009)

Incorporation to the College of Dentists of Costa Rica (2009)

Head of Residents Postgraduate Prosthodontics University of Costa Rica (2012)

Internship Program in Prosthodontics University of Costa Rica (2013).

Graduate in Prosthodontics University of Costa Rica (2014).


EXPERIENCE

January 2014 - Present (Exclusive Practice in Prosthodontics)

Goodness Dental, Costa Rica

University lecturer, Restorative Sciences Department, part time, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Costa Rica.

Coordinator Interdisciplinary Seminar of Clinics of Fifth Year, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Costa Rica.

2011 - 2013 | General Dentist

Clinic of Dental Specialties Dra. Antonieta Muñoz, San Ramón, Alajuela. (Exclusive Practice Prosthodontics)

April 2009

Volunteer Work Community of Talamanca, Project Talamanca, Limón.

January 2008

Volunteer Work Community of Talamanca, Project Talamanca, Limón.

April 2007

Volunteer Work Community of Talamanca, Project Talamanca, Limón.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

• Member of the Costa Rican Prosthodontic Academy

• Member of the Board of the Costa Rica Dental Surgeons


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DENTAL CONGRESSES

  • Second Dental Congress of Universidad Latina de Costa Rica, February, 2006
  • Propaedeutic of Hospital Waste Management and basic techniques of ASEPSIA, CENDEISSS, 2007.
  • Academic Congress of the Department of Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences, University of Costa Rica, 2009.
  • Tenth International Symposium on Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, Boston, Massachusetts, June, 2010.
  • Twenty-third International Ceramic Symposium, San Diego, California, June, 2011.
  • I International Congress LICIFO 2012.
  • Exhibitor VII Research Contest of the College of Dental Surgeons of Costa Rica, Category: Postgraduate Clinical Case, Topic "Non-Surgical Management of Soft Tissue Defects for teeth abutment Prostheses: Case Report", November 2012.
  • Interventional Researcher, Good Clinical Practices Course 2017 (CONIS-UCR)



AWARDS AND HONORS

  • First Place as an exhibitor at the VII Research Contest of the College of Dental Surgeons of Costa Rica, Category: Postgraduate Clinical Case, Topic "Non-Surgical Management of Soft Tissue Defects for teeth abutment Prostheses: Case Report", November 2012.
  • Tribute University Students 2012, University City Rodrigo Facio, University of Costa Rica, August, 2013.