Dr. Mauricio Fonseca

Dr. Mauricio Fonseca

Specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology


Post Graduate Studies

Pontificia Universidad Católica Argentina, Buenos Aires (March 2010 – December 2013)

  • Faculty of Medical Sciences
  • Specialization Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology
  • Residency Program
  • Chief Resident (2013)

Universidad de Costa Rica. San José, Costa Rica (February 2016)

  • Specialization Degree Equivalence #793-131.

Colegio Cirujanos Dentistas de Costa Rica (May 2016)

  • Specialization Recognition Certification in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for Costa Rica.

LMU Klinik un Poliklinik für Mund-, Keifer- und Gesichtschirugie. Munich, Germany. (April – June


  • AOCMF Center Fellowship program.

Graduate Studies

Universidad Latina. San José, Costa Rica (January 2001 – April 2006)

  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Degree Granted: License Degree in Dentistry
  • Professional Mention: Doctor in Dental Surgery

Universidad Nacional de Rosario. Santa Fe, Argentina (September 2014)
Faculty of Dentistry

  • Official Recognition and equivalence of Dental Degree in Argentina(Res. No. 472/2014)


  • ACOMS 15th Annual Hands-on Facial Cosmetic Surgery Course. American Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons. Louisiana State University. New Orleans, LA. Feb 8-9, 2020.
  • International Symposium on Advanced Dentistry. Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Boston, MA. USA. June 3-5, 2019
  • ICOMS Rio. International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Rio de Janeiro, Brasil. May 1- 4, 2019.
  • ICOI Central America Symposium. ICOI. San Jose, Costa Rica. Feb 28 – Mar 2, 2019.
  • BLS Basic Life Support (Recertification). February 21st, 2019. CIMA Hospital San Jose. Costa Rica.
  • Arnett Orthognathic Surgery Forum. January 23-26, 2019. Hilton Santa Barbara Beachfront Resort. California, USA.
  • Basic Periodontal – Implant Surgery Course. Seoul International University, School of Dentistry. December 2nd, 2018. Seoul, South Korea.
  • Comprehensive Implant Course. Global Academy of Osseointegration Training Center. GAO. December 1-3, 2018. Seoul, South Korea.
  • AOCMF Regional Masters Course—Challenges and Controversies in Orthognathic Surgery with Anatomical Specimens. Duration: 16h. Credits: 13. Depuy Synthes Training Facilities. Feb. 24-25, 2018. Palm Beach Gardens, FL.
  • Dr. Joseph Choukroun a-PRF e i-PRF Protocol. Duration: 8h. Credits: 6 (recertification CCDCR). Wyndham Garden Hotel. May 28, 2016. San José, Costa Rica.
  • Principles of Operative Treatment of Craniomaxillofacial Trauma and Reconstruction. AO North America. Duration: 16h. Credits: 13.25 AMA PRI Cat I. Sept. 10-11 2016. Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel. Orlando, FL. USA.


Fonseca Maxilofacial, San José, Costa Rica.

  • Private practice exclusive to oral maxillofacial surgery and high complexity implantology.
  • Owner and Primary OMFS
    • January 2015 to date

Universidad Latina de Costa Rica. San José.

  • Clinical Practice Instructor for Oral Surgery and Exodontia.
    • January 2021 – Present.
  • Interdisciplinary Relationships II. ESPE-23. Specialization in Endodontics.
    • March 2018 – Present

Face & Jaw, Dr. Esteban Alvarado León.

  • Private Practice focused on DentoFacial Deformities.
    • April 2015 – Present


  • Spanish: Native
  • English: Both written and spoken proficiency
  • French: Basic Comprehension


  • National Dental Association of Costa Rica (CCDCR). September 2006 – Present
  • -National Dental Association of Argentina (AOA). 2010 – Present
  • Argentinian Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology (SACyTBMF). 2010 – Present
  • Latin American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ALACIBU). 2012 – Present
  • International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (IAOMS). 2012 – Present
  • AO CMF 2011 – Present
  • Costa Rica Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Academy. 2016-present. Sitting Vice-President.


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