Dr. Lucas Gil Jiménez, studied dentistry at the University of Costa Rica, graduating in 1976. In 1981 he received a Master Degree in Reconstruction of the Mouth (Prosthodontics) at the University of Indiana in the United States. That same year he opened his first clinic and from that day forward has actively practiced in this field of specialization including but not limited to Cosmetic Dentistry and Dental Implants.
Dr. Gil was a professor at the University of Costa Rica from 1977 to 1979 and then again from 1981 to 1990.
As a founding member of the Costa Rican Academy of Prosthodontics, Dr. Gil has held positions on this board as Secretary and President. Dr. Gil belongs to several associations such as the College of Dental Surgeons of Costa Rica, American College of Prosthodontists (ACP), American Academy of Osseointegration and The John F. Johnson Society for the Advancement Prosthodontics.
Several times a year Dr. Gil teaches courses on diverse subjects such as restorative dentistry, dental clinic administration, dental materials cosmetic dentistry and dental implants, on a National and International level.
In 2014 Dr. Gil and his partners founded a Digital Laboratory called Milling Dental Technologies. This laboratory caters to Gil Dental Group, but also to external dental clinics and laboratories with highly precise milled dental products such as implant supported bars, veneers, crowns and bridges using CAD/CAM Technology.
Dr. Gil enjoys yoga and mountain trekking, which he practices several times a week.