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Candid Co. Launches Costa Rican Operations with 200 Hires and Plans Even Greater Growth

Candid Co. Launches Costa Rican Operations with 200 Hires and Plans Even Greater Growth

  • The company already hired 200 employees and is planning to add 50 more this year.
  • It designs dental aligners for the US market. 
San José, Costa Rica. November 15, 2021. Candid Co., a US based company with almost 1,000 global employees dedicated to design and produce dental aligners, has launched its operations in Costa Rica to assist the US Market with a US$200,000 investment.

The company already hired 200 collaborators that work remotely from Costa Rica and will hire another 50 up to December. From here, they design 3D Dental aligners. Candid Co. will also have operations at WeWork in Cariari Corporate Center.

“Costa Rica has been working for many years now with these companies and their culture, helping to pave a smooth transition and ease the engagement in the communication process with the US offices,” says, Alexander Segura, General Manger at Candid Co. Costa Rica.

During his visit to the company, Carlos Alvarado, the President of Costa Rica, underscored the importance of Costa Rica's highly qualified and experienced human talent as a key factor that influenced the life sciences multinational's decision to invest in the country.

For this reason, he reaffirmed his commitment to continue working to create ideal conditions, including well trained human resources, stability, and a strong investment climate, to further Costa Rica's success in attracting foreign direct investment, so that “more and more people have access to quality employment and better opportunities for improvement in their personal and family situations."

Andrés Valenciano, the Minister of Foreign Trade, also commented, “At the end of September, the foreign trade sector showed a 27% increase in goods and services exports, demonstrating how resilient the country is to ups and downs in the world economy. We celebrate Candid Co.'s launch of operations; the company is dedicated to the design and production of dental aligners and supplies the U.S. market, which will further contribute to our export offer. We trust that they will find in Costa Rica excellent professionals with the necessary tools and skills and who will, together, contribute to the development and well-being of the Costa Rican population, in a sustainable and inclusive way."

Jorge Sequeira, the Managing Director of CINDE, added, “Convergent technologies will guide the future of life sciencesin Latin America, and Costa Rica is leading the race to become the hub of choice for leading companies in the industry. Twelve of the top 30 OEMs are already here. Candid Co. joins the list of industry companies to design dental aligners that will be marketed to the U.S. market. We predict rapid company growth and prompt business diversification to other areas of even greater added value.”

The company is hiring people with B1 and B2 English that have experience in dental design. However, it is also hiring without experience that are technologically skilled to learn the software. A second hiring group will be oriented to Dentists or Orthodontists who have a degree in Dentistry with or without experience.

Those interested in applying, send an email to

About Candid Co.
Everyone deserves to feel like they can confidently express themselves — but for millions of people, their teeth are in the way. By eliminating barriers to orthodontic treatment and providing the highest standard of care, we empower people to change their lives. Straighter teeth are just the start.

We believe that outcomes can only be as good as the training and experience of the people designing treatment. So, we work exclusively with a carefully curated network of expert orthodontists, not general dentists or “dental professionals.”

We believe that you should feel supported and empowered before, during, and after treatment. So, we’ll make sure you have all the information you need to navigate your care, and we’ll always be here to answer questions.