Dr. A. Enrique Gonzalez, DDS
Specialist in Periodontics and Dental Implants with emphasis on Periodontal Plastic Surgery.
Periodontics is one of the nine dental disciplines recognized by the American Dental Association.The specialty involves the study of the supporting structure of teeth and the diseases that affect them (like gums and bone). The periodontist is a specialized surgeon treating all forms of periodontal disease, oral pathology and all phases of dental implant treatment and surgery.
Procedures typically performed by Dr. Gonzalez:
Scaling root planing.
Periodontal or gum surgery.
Surgical dental implant placement.
1992 Graduated as Doctor in Dental Surgery at the University of Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica.
2002 Specialty training program in Periodontics and Implant Surgery at Baylor College of Dentistry. Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
2002 Master of Science at Baylor College of Dentistry. Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
2003 Periodontics Board Certification. Specialty in Periodontics
1993 - 1999 Social Service at the Costa Rican Social Security System at the Dentistry Department. San José, Costa Rica
1993 to date Private practice in general dentistry and periodontics at Clinica Dr. Gonzalez. Alajuela, Costa Rica.
1997 - 1999 / 2005 to date Professor at the Department of Periodontics of the College of Dentistry. University of Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica.
2000 Internship at the Department of Anesthesiology of Baylor Medical University Hospital. Dallas, Texas. U.S.A.
2000 - 2002 Clinical Instructor, Pre-doctoral Clinic at Baylor College of Dentistry. Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
2002 to date Private practice limited to Periodontics and Dental Implants at DDS Dental. San José, Costa Rica.