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CHRISTOPHER S COSTA
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CHRISTOPHER S COSTA

Listed Specialty: Dentist, General Practice
325 FOLLY ROAD, SUITE 310, CHARLESTON, SC, 29412
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DR. CHRISTOPHER COSTA,
Yearly Payment Breakdown:

All Payments: At a Glance

2016

3

payments

$39

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor
2015

2

payments

$30

payment total

2

companies paid this doctor
2014

5

payments

$138

payment total

4

companies paid this doctor
2013

1

payment

$23

payment total

1

company paid this doctor

Payment Calendar in

This doctor received a payment on days in .

Each box below represents a single day during the disclosure period. A gray box indicates no payments. The darker the color, the more payments a doctor received that day.

Types of Payments in

Category Payments Payment Value
Food and Beverage
4 $126
Food and Beverage
3 $39
Food and Beverage
2 $30
Food and Beverage
1 $23
Entertainment
1 $12

Drugs & Devices in

Totals listed below account for all payments from that mention this product. Beginning in 2016, the government began classifying products as drugs, devices, biologics or medical supplies. Below, you will see drugs (drugs and biologics) and devices (devices and medical supplies). If a payment record mentions more than one product, the entire value will be included in each of those products. When no products are listed, they are not included in the list below.

This physician does not have any payments relating to a specific drug or device for this year.

Product Name Product Type Payments
CAVIWIPES

device

$17
FILTEK BULK FILL POSTERIOR RESTORATIVE MATERIALS

device

$12
FILTEK SUPREME ULTRA UNIVERSAL RESTORATIVE MATERIALS

device

$12
PARADIGM DEEPCURE DENTAL CURING LIGHT

device

$12
VANISH SODIUM FLOURIDE WHITE VARNISH

device

$12
SONICFILL 2

device

$10
† May not add up to dollar total at top of page, since a payment record may not be associated with any product or can be associated with several products.
Product Name Product Type Payments
EBF

device

$16
ELM

device

$16
ELW

device

$16
KLE

device

$16
LBH

device

$16
IMAGING, WATERLASE IPLUS, EPIC, ILASE

device

$14
† May not add up to dollar total at top of page, since a payment record may not be associated with any product or can be associated with several products.
Product Name Product Type Payments
DENTAL IMPLANTS

device

$94
EBF

device

$21
ELM

device

$21
LBH

device

$21
ELW

device

$21
KLE

device

$21
ARESTIN

drug

$10
† May not add up to dollar total at top of page, since a payment record may not be associated with any product or can be associated with several products.
Product Name Product Type Payments
DENTAL PROSTHETICS

device

$23
† May not add up to dollar total at top of page, since a payment record may not be associated with any product or can be associated with several products.

Payment Details in

When How Much Related To What For From Third Party Payee
Aug 18, 2014 $84

DENTAL IMPLANTS Food and Beverage BIOHORIZONS IMPLANT SYSTEMS INC.
Nov 25, 2013 $23

DENTAL PROSTHETICS Food and Beverage BIOHORIZONS IMPLANT SYSTEMS INC.
May 14, 2014 $21

EBF ELM ELW KLE LBH Food and Beverage HERAEUS KULZER, LLC
Oct 25, 2016 $17

CAVIWIPES Food and Beverage KERR CORPORATION
May 1, 2015 $16

EBF ELM ELW KLE LBH Food and Beverage HERAEUS KULZER, LLC
Mar 23, 2015 $14

IMAGING, WATERLASE IPLUS, EPIC, ILASE Food and Beverage BIOLASE, INC.
Oct 7, 2014 $12

No Listed Product Entertainment KURARAY AMERICA INC.
Jul 12, 2016 $12

FILTEK BULK FILL POSTERIOR RESTORATIVE MATERIALS FILTEK SUPREME ULTRA UNIVERSAL RESTORATIVE MATERIALS PARADIGM DEEPCURE DENTAL CURING LIGHT VANISH SODIUM FLOURIDE WHITE VARNISH Food and Beverage 3M COMPANY
Nov 26, 2014 $10

ARESTIN Food and Beverage VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS NORTH AMERICA LLC
Apr 16, 2014 $10

DENTAL IMPLANTS Food and Beverage BIOHORIZONS IMPLANT SYSTEMS INC.
Aug 24, 2016 $10

SONICFILL 2 Food and Beverage KERR CORPORATION
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