OUR TEAM

Meet our Patient Care and Management Teams:

Director of Patient Services


Dr. Clyde Waggoner

Dr. Clyde guides and directs the Goodness Dental Patient Coordination and Patient Services team, responsible for serving the needs of international patients seeking affordable, world-class dental care in Costa Rica.

Meet Dr. Clyde

Patient Coordination


Dr. Karen Yurell

Dr. Karen has dedicated the past 25 years to become one of the most highly qualified practitioners in the field of General Dentistry in Costa Rica.

Meet Dr. Karen

Patient Coordination


Dr. Carlos Fiorito

Dr. Carlos Fiorito works with our international patients, coordinating treatment plans and patient care.

Meet Dr. Carlos

Patient Coordination


Ana Lucia Morales

Ms. Morales has been working with International patients for many years. She always treats patients with individualized care and attention.


Patient Coordinator


Milena Chaves

Milena had several years of experience in the dental field before she joined us and was a perfect fit when she came to us as a patient coordinator in 2019.

She handles patient care scheduling, coordination and can even assist you with hotel accomodations. You can usually find her at the front desk where she takes pride in ensuring every patient has a comfortable, pleasant experience.

Clinic Assistant Manager


Diego Mora

Diego brings his wonderful smile and joyful personality to work every day. As a clinic assistant manager, Diego attends to the needs of the clinic and more importantly to the needs of our patients.

Meet Diego Mora

Hospitality Coordinator


Sue Hallstrom

For more than 25 years, this Minnesota native and long-term resident of Idaho has called Costa Rica home.

Meet Sue Hallstrom

Logistics Specialist


Alejandra Fernández

When our patients arrive in the clinic reception area, the first person they are likely to see is Alejandra.

Meet Alejandra Fernández

Business Manager


Vayolla Quirós

It takes a skilled professional to keep a busy dental practice running smoothly. Vayolla manages many of the operational units at Goodness Dental, including staffing and clinic finances.

Meet Vayolla Quirós

CEO


Patrick Goodness

Patrick is an entrepreneur with heart. He saw the need for a compassionate dental clinic to care for the needs of Americans that need a high-quality alternative to high-priced dental care in the USA.

Meet Patrick Goodness

OUR SPECIALISTS ARE MEMBERS OF

  • American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • ADA
  • American Prosthodontic Society
  • Holistic Dental Association
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of Costa Rica
  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • American Society of Dental Anesthesiologists
  • International Academy of Ceramic Implantology
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • American Prosthodontic Society
  • International Team for Implantology
  • American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • Colorado Dental Association
  • Metro Denver Dental Society