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, as director of the implant department.
Areas of Practice
Implantology and Oral Rehabilitation.
English, Spanish and Italian.
Member of the Dental XP experts’ panel
Member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry
Member of the American College of Prosthodontics
Member of the Costa Rica Dental Board
Member of the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry
LSU School of Dentistry 2017-Present
Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics
DentalXP & Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine 2016
Online Implant externship program
NYU -College of Dentistry 2010-2012
Continuing Education Program in Advanced Implant Dentistry CCAD.
Universidad De Buenos Aires 2005-2008
Specialization in Prosthetic Rehabilitation with Dental Implants.
Universidad Latina de Costa Rica 2005
School of Dentistry , DDS
Argentina, Belgium, Colombia, China, Chile, Costa Rica, Dallas, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Las Vegas, Mexico, New Orleans, New York, Nicaragua, Panama and San Francisco. 2012-2019
Planned and delivered presentations on topics such as:
• Biocentric Digital Implant Dentistry
• Sinus Lift and Bone Regeneration
• Computer Guided Surgery
• Esthetic Zone Implant Management
• Immediate Loading
ESCAZÚ, SAN JOSÉ, COSTA RICA.