ABOUT US

We are Clínica Rivera

Clínica Rivera is the largest plastic surgery, reconstructive and odontology clinic in Costa Rica, as a result of twelve years’ work done with dedication, professionalism and growth in improving quality of life.

We project ourselves nationally and internationally, with exclusive technology. Our team of professionals are constantly trained in the latest technology and treatments.

We implement repairing treatment with clinical and cosmetic results that have given new life to hundreds of patients with one aim in common: to feel better about themselves.

Headed by Dr. Erick Rivera, surgeon graduated from Universidad Javeriana of Colombia, Clínica Rivera is more than just a medical center; it is a Physical and Emotional Change and Transformation Ecosystem. Our community lives within us.

We want to invite you to smile with us.

Your transformation begins now.

Best Dentists

Dr. Erick Rivera, Maxillofacial Surgeon

Erick Rivera Paniagua

  • 2003-2007. Baccalaureate in Odontology, Universidad LATINA, San José, Costa Rica
  • 2008. Graduated with honors in General Odontology, Universidad LATINA, San José, Costa Rica, 2008.
  • 2008-2012. Graduate program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Faculty of Medicine and Odontology, Bogotá, Colombia.

 

○ Concepts and Fundamentals of Modern Odontology, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia, 2009

○ Advanced Training in Corrective Jaw Surgery, AO Foundation, Bogotá, Colombia, 2009

○ Advanced Training in Internal Orbit Reconstructive Surgery, AO Foundation, Bogotá, Colombia, 2010

○ International Pre-congress of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Implantology, Asociación Colombiana de Cirugía Oral y Maxilofacial, Bogotá, Colombia, 2010

○ International Congress of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Implantology, Asociación Colombiana de Cirugía Oral y Maxilofacial, Bogotá, Colombia, 2010

○ Basic Principles of Cranial-maxillofacial Surgery, AO Foundation, Bogotá, Colombia, 2010

○ 6th International Congress of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Caracas, Venezuela, 2010

○ 7th International Congress of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Caracas, Venezuela, 2011

○ Training in Distraction Osteogenesis and Orthognathic Surgery, course given by Dr. César Guerrero, Synthes, Bogotá, Colombia, 2011

○ 20th ICOMS World Congress of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, IAOMS, Santiago, Chile, 2011

○ Medical-surgical Treatment of Armed Conflict Victims, given by CIRC, Bogotá, Colombia, 2012

○ Guided Bone Regeneration and Aesthetic Treatment of the Anterior Sector, Bogotá, Colombia, 2012

 

 

  • 2006 to date: Clínica Rivera, San José, Costa Rica.
  • 2010-2011: Hospital Occidente de Kennedy, Bogotá, Colombia.
  • 2011-2012: Hospital Central de la Policía Nacional (National Police Central Hospital), Bogotá, Colombia.
  • 2012-2014: Private practice at Kaver Dental Cosmetics, Sabana Sur, Costa Rica.

 

  • 2010 to date: Member of Asociación Colombiana de Cirugía Oral y Maxilofacial (Colombian Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Association)
  • 2010 to date: Member of Association for the Study of Internal Fixation.
  • 2012 to date: Member of Asociación Costarricense de Cirugía Oral y Maxilofacial (Costa Rican Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Association).
  • 2012 to date: Member of Americana Dental Association.

 

  • Concepts and Fundamentals of Modern Odontology, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia, 2009
  • Advanced Training in Corrective Jaw Surgery, AO Foundation, Bogotá, Colombia, 2009
  • Advanced Training in Internal Orbit Reconstructive Surgery, AO Foundation, Bogotá, Colombia, 2010
  • International Pre-congress of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Implantology, Asociación Colombiana de Cirugía Oral y Maxilofacial, Bogotá, Colombia, 2010
  • International Congress of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Implantology, Asociación Colombiana de Cirugía Oral y Maxilofacial, Bogotá, Colombia, 2010
  • Basic Principles of Cranial-maxillofacial Surgery, AO Foundation, Bogotá, Colombia, 2010
  • 6th Internaional Congress of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Caracas, Venezuela, 2010
  • 7th International Congress of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Caracas, Venezuela, 2011
  • Training in Distraction Osteogenesis and Orthognathic Surgery, course given by Dr. César Guerrero, Synthes, Bogotá, Colombia, 2011
  • 20th ICOMS World Congress of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, IAOMS, Santiago, Chile, 2011
  • Medical-surgical Treatment of Armed Conflict Victims, given by CIRC, Bogotá, Colombia, 2012
  • Guided Bone Regeneration and Aesthetic Treatment of the Anterior Sector, Bogotá, Colombia, 2012