Meet the Costa Rica Dental Team
Mike Lomax, President
Mike Lomax is the owner of Costa Rica Dental Team; a highly-respected U.S. dental technician with more than 37 years of experience. Mr. Lomax founded Costa Rica Dental Team in 2009 to provide the U.S public with a high-quality, low-cost alternative for dental treatments. He is also a CDT specializing in ceramics, making your complete satisfaction his mission.
Paola Rodríguez, Clinic Administrator
Paola’s goal is to provide the patient with excellent care and all the necessary information they will need about their dental procedures, treatment pricing and even hotels. She also helps coordinate the “Team” with everyone involved in the dental treatment. Paola is always available to assist in any way possible to ensure a successful and pleasant experience for the patient.
María Alegria, Patient Coordinator
Maria has been with the Costa Rica Dental Team since 2017. She was trained all her life in English under American parameters. Her goal is to guide future and current patients through the planning of their visit to Costa Rica. She is also ready to provide them all the information they need to this end and answer any questions that may arise.
Our DoctorsAt Costa Rica Dental Team, our service is only as good as our talented dentists. That’s why we’re proud to tell you that Costa Rica Dental Team provides the highest quality dental services in Costa Rica…bar none. Our team of professional, bi-lingual dentists and implant specialists are recognized as among the best in their fields. More importantly, these dentists are also some of the friendliest, kind-hearted people you will ever meet. They truly care for their patients, and it shows. Time and again, our loyal customers return to Costa Rica Dental Team to experience the care, kindness and friendship that makes a trip to the dentist feel more like a vacation.
After receiving the Menarini Prize for advanced students at ULACIT, Dr. Natalie Vitola turned her sights on helping others. Not only is she a member of the Costa Rica Board of Dental Surgeons, but she also provides dental services in the indigenous Talamanca Canton; a notoriously poor area in Limon, Costa Rica...
We are proud of the reputation Dr. Mora has earned in her particular niche of cosmetic dentistry. Her career has focused on performing the finest in oral or maxillofacial surgery. She is an experienced clinician who is dedicated to providing high quality, pain-free dentistry. Bachelor of Dentistry International University...
Dr. Mauricio Briceño has been extensively trained in periodontics and maxilliofacial surgery. Dr. Briceño is is devoted to providing quality care for his patients through proper diagnosis and effective treatment. Dr. Briceño has held numerous fellowship positions in hospitals and clinics in the U.S...
Dr. Carolina Brilla
Dr. Carolina is a licensed dentist since 2006 from Universidad Internacional de las Américas in San José, Costa Rica. She then got her postgraduate degree in Endodontics in 2009 from the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, Mexico. She has participated in yearly congresses from the Endodontics Society of Jalisco from 2010 to 2013 and 2015. She was also a participant in the Mexican National Congress of Endodontics in 2016 held at Vallarta, Mexico. She has been with the Costa Rica Dental Team near its beginnings. She is always available to serve any issue with regards to tooth nerves.
Dr. Emmanuela Mata, DDS.
Dr. Emma graduated in 2013 from the Latin University in San José, Costa Rica in General Dentistry with a minor in Pediatric Dentistry. On the same year, she served at the CCSS social service. From 2014 onwards she started her life project with Vida Dental, her own private practice. Since then, she got certified on the dental management of HIV patients and FOCAP on 2015. She also completed a course from Style Italiano on Esthetic Composites on 2018 to further her knowledge on esthetic dentistry. Then on 2019 she continued her education with the Da Vinci´s Dental Academy on Adhesive and Esthetic Rehabilitation. Dr. Emma has been with the Costa Rica Dental Team since 2016, and her main goal is to restore each patient´s smile with her knowledge and care.
Dr. Dashiel Carr Hodson
Dr. Dashiel graduated from the University of Miami and was trained in the Jackson Memorial Hospital. He also got a Master degree and specialization in Oral Implantology. He now has his practice in Costa Rica dedicating himself to implant dentistry. The patient will feel the ease with which he faces even complex situations.
Hilda Lopez, Dental Assistant
Hilda is a graduate of University of Costa Rica. Her knowledge and experience in the field is outstanding. The duties of a dental assistant are among the most comprehensive and varied in the dental office and Hilda is one of the best in the office. She is always right by the patient’s side to help them through the process.