About Us

Dr. Oscar Vargas Fernandez

Personalized Services

Our patient is the most important person in our office.
We are committed to them with understanding, patience, gratitude and availability. Being able to provide exceptional care can be demanding, but alleviating our patient´s pain, offering relief of stress and providing self-confidence are immeasurable rewards.

Experienced Dental Services Since  1978

Over years of experience and constant training, Clinica Drs. Vargas Fournier is a professional esthetic dental service provider, dedicated to the highest levels of excellence in the art and science of cosmetic dentistry.

Dr. Oscar Vargas Fernandez

DDS Specialist in Prosthodontics

Esthethic Dentistry an Dental Inplants

Dental Services Costa Rica

Dr. Oscar Vargas Fernandez DDS Specialist in Prosthodontics

Dr. Oscar Vargas Fernandez
DDS Specialist in Prosthodontics

EDUCATION:

2011 UNIVERSITY OF COSTA RICA
Masters degree in Prosthodontics
Honor graduate in recognition to excellent academic achievement
Summa Cum Laude
2009 UNIVERSITY OF COSTA RICA
Outstanding student award
Ciudad Universitaria Rodrigo Facio, San Jose Costa Rica
2006 UNIVERSITY OF COSTA RICA
Internship in Prosthodontics,
Ciudad Universitaria Rodrigo Facio, San Jose Costa Rica
2003 UNIVERSIDAD LATINA DE COSTA RICA
Graduate degree (Licenciatura) in Odontology
1999 LYCEE FRANCO COSTARRICIEN
Diplome Baccalauréat

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS and AFFILIATIONS:

2013 ACADEMIA DE PROSTODONCIA DE COSTA RICA
Prosthodontics Academy of Costa RIca, active member.
2012 COLEGIO CIRUJANOS DENTISTAS DE COSTA RICA
Incorporated as Prosthodontic Specialist
2003 COLEGIO CIRUJANOS DENTISTAS DE COSTA RICA
Incorporated as DDS since February 21st

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

2015
FOUNDER OF “Proyecto Oscar Vargas Centro Dental”
Dental education for internet users at www.oscarvargascentrodental.com
2003 -2015
General dentistry, Dental implants, Esthetics and Oral Rehabilitation for private practice.
2010 – 2015
UNIVERSITY OF COSTA RICA
Teacher of SEP, Post Graduate Specialty of Prosthodontics Instructor
Instructor for Internship in Prosthodontics
Integral Seminar Coordinator for 2010 and 2011

LANGUAGES:

English and French with fluent conversation

AWARDS:

COLEGIO CIRUJANOS DENTISTAS DE COSTA RICA
First place, clinical case at III Dental Research Contest “Dr. Jose Joaquin Jimenez Nunez, 2007
First place, clinical case at IV Dental Research Contest “Dr. jose Joaquin Jimenez Nunez, 2008

PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS AND CONFERENCES:

  •  Lecturer at: X International Congress of Dentistry UAM, October 25th and 26th, 2013. Hotel Barcelo Managua Nicaragua: “Parameters in fixed prosthesis supported by implants”
  • Lecturer at: VII National Scientific Congress and I International Congress Dr. Teresita Aguilar Mirambell, October 2nd, 2010. Hotel Crowne Plaza Corobici, San Jose Costa Rica: “Diagnosis and Treatment Plan”
  • Lecturer at: IV Centralamerican Symposium of Odontostomatology Updates, September 19 and 20, 2013 Hotel Crowne Plaza, Managua, Nicaragua: “Halitosis and periodontal opacities, a bidirectional relationship.”
  • Lecturer at: Dental Congress of the Chorotega Region, May 24th and 25th, 2013, Hotel Condovac, Guanacaste, Costa Rica: “Esthetic parameters in Oral Rehabilitation.”
  • Lecturer at: Dental Congress in Turrialba, January 26th, 2013, at CATIE, Cartago Costa Rica: “Adhesives and Full Crowns”
  • Lecturer at: Dental Materials Updating Workshop, July 28h, 2011, Colegio Cirujanos Dentistas, San Jose Costa Rica: “Dental Cements/ Adhesives”
  • Lecturer at: V Anniversary of Scientific Magazine of Colegio de Cirujanos Dentistas de Costa RIca, August 26th, 2010, San Jose Costa Rica: “Diagnosis and Treatment Plan, Interdisciplinary approach of Oral Rehabilitation.”
  • Lecturer at: I Research Contest of Colegio de Cirujanos Dentistas de Costa Rica, Hotel San Jose Palacio September 29th and 30th, 2006: Ovoid Bridges: A esthetic alternative.

Continuing Education:

  • June 2010, Boston, Massachusetts, 10th International Symposium on Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry. Sponsored by The American Academy of Periodontology
  • June 2008, Los Angeles, California. 22nd International Symposium on Ceramics, Esthetic Masters at the Forefront. Sponsored by Louisiana State University
  • April 2008, Chicago, Illinois.  Global Symposium, Science and Technology Reshape Implant Dentistry. Sponsored by Biomet 3i and The Academy of Osseointegration
  • June 2007, Boston, Massachusetts.  9th International Symposium on Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry.  Sponsored by The American Academy of PeriodontologyCosta Rica Dental Services