Dr. Luciano Retana is a third generation dentist that has a wide academic background, acquired in top tier Universities in Costa Rica, Argentina and the United States. These certifies him as a highly trained professional in the field of Implant Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation.
In order to keep up with the latest scientific and technological advances in the field of implant dentistry, and incorporating such advances in his practice, Dr. Luciano has participated in various international conferences and has also taken several specialization courses abroad. This experience has turned him into a leading expert as well as an international speaker in this field.
Dr. Luciano is a well-known member of recognized dental associations in Costa Rica, Argentina, Switzerland and the United States, which have accredited him for the formal practice of his profession, nationally and internationally. His renowned academic training and professional experience has allowed him to work with some of the most prominent doctors in dentistry, and some of the major dental specialty clinics in Costa Rica, asdirector of the implant department.
Areas of Practice
Implantology and Oral Rehabilitation.
English, Spanish and Italian.
Member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.
Member of the Costa Rica Dental Board.
Member of the Argentine Academy of Dentistry.
Member of the Argentine Academy of Prosthodontics.
Member of the Latin American Academy of Osseointegration.
Member of the International Team of Implantology ITI.
Medical Director for Saluddent.
Continuing Education Program in Advanced Implant Dentistry. New York University.
Master in Prosthetic Rehabilitation with dental implants, 3 year-full time program at University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Doctor in Dental Surgery, DDS. Latin University of Costa Rica.
Complementary Training - Specialty Courses
"Advances in implantology and oral rehabilitation", NYU, March 2011.
"Advances in implantology and oral rehabilitation", NYU, August 2010.
"Treatment of complex cases with and without implants", Dr. Andrea Borrachini, May 2008. "From simple to complex in prosthetics clinic", Dr. Hector Alvarez, May 2008. "Maximizing the interdisciplinary aesthetic integration from the unit rehabilitation to complete rehabilitation", Dr. Alan Sulikowski, July 2008. "Total rehabilitation with the concept all-on-4", Dr. Paulo Malo, July 2008. "Implantology, the challenge of perfection", Dr. Henry Salama, September 2008. "Aesthetic ceramic restorations", Dr. August Bruguera, Dr. Sidney kina, November 2008.
"Peri-implant soft tissue management", Dr. Nelson Carranza,
March 2007. "Prognosis and planning in oral rehabilitation with osseointegrated implants in the aesthetic zone", Dr. Peter Tortamano, May 2007. "The changing face of restorative dentistry using the biomimetic principle", Dr. Pascal Magne, July
"Advances in implant dentistry", Dr. John E. Davies, Dr. Markus Hürzeler, Dr. David Garber, September 2007. "Aesthetic restorations, quality and function", Dr. Marcelo Chain, October 2007. "Advances in implant dentistry", Dr. Hans-Peter Weber, November 2007.
"Oral Rehabilitation, from simple to complex," Dr. Hector Alvarez, August 2006. "Bone regeneration, a new challenge," Dr. Oscar Ranalli, August 2006. "Aesthetics and function integrated in modern dentistry", Dr. Nitzan Bichacho, September 2006. "GBR in implant dentistry," Dr. Daniel Buser, September 2006.
IX Latin American Symposium on Biomet 3i, June 2009.
XVII International Conference of the Argentinean Academy of Prosthodontic, in July 2008. VIII International Dental Meeting of AOLP, September 2008.
142th Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, February 2007. VIII Latin American Symposium on Biomet 3i, September 2007. XXXIV International Conference of the Argentinean Academy of Dentistry, October 2007. 2006. International Congress of Dentistry, FOUBA, June 2006. VI Dental Conference, CACID, August 2006. XVI International Conference of the Argentinean Academy of Prosthodontic, September 2006. Implant Summit of the Latin American Academy of Osseointegration, September 2006.
XX Anniversary, Congress ACCO, May 2005.
I Congress of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Costa Rica, November 2004.
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