Meet our Patient Care and Management Teams:

Patient Coordination

Dr. Peter Aborn

With a career spanning more than 45 years, Dr. Aborn trained at NYU and practiced for more than twenty years in his private practice in New York City.

Meet Dr. Peter

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.

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

Patient Care & Communications Manager

Dr. Maria Antonieta Valenciano

Dr. Maria is responsible for helping patients have the best possible experience during their time in Costa Rica and after they return home.

Meet Dr. Maria Valenciano

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


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

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


  • ADA
  • American Prosthodontic Society
  • ACP
  • 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
  • Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics
  • International Academy of Ceramic Implantology
  • International Association of Dental Research
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • American Prosthodontic Society
  • International Team for Implantology