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Procedures and Treatments:

Total prostheses
Removable prosthesis
Crowns
Fixed prosthesis (bridges)
Veneers
Prosthesis on Implants
Extractions
Wisdom surgery
Whitening
Cleaning
Periodontal treatment
Fillings

Doctor's Profile

“Part of what inspires me as a doctor is to be able to interact with my patients. I like to listen to them and assist them in what they need, especially if they are adults or seniors. These 30 years of experience have given me the ability to treat various ailments and patience to humanely attend to my patients. “– Dr. Martha Georgina Fonseca López

Dr. Georgina Fonseca is a dentist with more than 30 years of experience. She is the General Director of the Dental Center San Lucas a multidisciplinary clinic that has the technology and national and international licenses to serve Guatemalans and foreigners, located in the municipality of San Lucas Sacatepequez, 12 km from Antigua Guatemala. The doctor specializes in adults and seniors who require dental care.

Dr. Fonseca is a dental surgeon and has specializations in general dentistry, odontogeriatrics and dental prostheses. From this varied range of studies he has treated cases effectively. For example, the knowledge he has about endodontics, a technique to cure dental diseases, has been essential when implementing prostheses. She has gained experience over 32 years in Guatemalan institutions such as the Directorate General of Civil Aeronautics, the Capouilliez School and the Bethlehem Institute. During this long trajectory she has developed the ability to solve problems and a wide technical skill, mainly in the treatment of prostheses. Although the doctor is a specialist in dental prostheses, she also performs routine procedures such as dental cleaning and dental veneers. Dental veneers are pieces of some material, such as porcelain. They are used to treat aesthetic or pathological problems of the teeth, such as cavities, changes in the color or shape of teeth, and those related to previous restorations.

The patients, attended by the doctor, are adults or the elderly mostly. Mainly, they come to the office for a dental prosthesis, which can be removable or fixed depending on the needs of the patient. For example, when the person is physically handicapped, the doctor usually recommends a fixed prosthesis to facilitate their daily activities. In addition, the dentist instructs them on how to apply a good dental cleaning, which is essential in these cases.

Dr. Fonseca enjoys attending adults and seniors. She knows the needs of his patients and understands the limitations they face, which allows him to provide a conscious and effective attention. The dentist shows an empathetic treatment with her patients, since she likes to talk and listen to what they want to express.

At this dental clinic, Dr. Fonseca has a complete team to perform diagnosis, which includes tools for x-rays and tomography. Performs treatments with high-tech materials such as porcelain bridges, metals, hybrid materials and removable prosthesis with cards. The result is comfort and good care for the patient.

The San Lucas Dental Center, located between Antigua Guatemala and Guatemala City, went from being a small dental clinic to one of the most modern dental care centers in Guatemala. It has renowned professionals and specialists in different areas of dentistry such as Dr. Fonseca, Dr. Claudia Julieta Rodas, dentist of children, Dr. Ana Cecilia Cabrera, dentist of adolescents and adults, Dr. Betzy Marilena Portillo, orthodontist of children, adolescents and adults, Dr. Héctor Licinio Torres, oral and maxillofacial surgeon of young people and adults and Dr. Juan Sebastián Rodríguez, specialist in 3D implantology. In 2016, the dental clinic acquired the international accreditation of Acreditas Global, a subsidiary of the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). This institution, based in Chicago, ensures compliance with standards and protocols of quality and safety in health centers such as hospitals and ambulatory surgery clinics. Located 12 kilometers from Antigua Guatemala, the San Lucas Dental Center has the support of the AAAHC to offer all types of dental treatment to the patient both locally and abroad. The location is ideal for those who want quality dental care avoiding moving to the capital city. This center has worked socially in favor of nursing homes, such as those in San Lucas and Choacorral Sacatepéquez and children’s homes in the region. To date, they have implemented 80 Ad honorem dental prostheses.

Dr. Georgina Fonseca is a Guatemalan dentist, specializing in adults and seniors who has more than 30 years of experience in dentistry. The doctor has cultivated open communication with her patients over the years and enjoys treating them with the best she has. Likewise, it is available 24 hours in case of emergency

Professional Affiliations

San Lucas Dental Center.

Stomatological College of Guatemala.

Agexport, Guatemalan Association of Exportation.

Acreditas Global, Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare (AAAHC).

Academic Affiliations

1983-1989
Odontologist and Dental Surgeon: San Carlos University of Guatemala, Guatemala.

2006
Central America and Panama Odontological Federation, HONDURAS.

2007-2009
Orthodontic Course, School of Antigua Guatemala, Dr. Caravia.

2009
International Congress of Dental Society Approach to current criteria.

2010
Odontological Mission El Salvador No 24, Dr. Jorge Douglas Moreira.

2015
Central America and Panama Odontological Federation, Costa Rica.

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Dr. Fonseca has worked socially in favor of nursing homes, such as those in San Lucas and Choacorral Sacatepéquez and children’s homes in the region where they have implemented 80 Ad honorem dental prostheses.