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Restorative Dentistry

Restorative dentistry is the management of oral health problems as well as restoring the mouth to a functional and esthetic state. Restorative dentistry is also referred to as prosthodontic dentistry. The preservation of natural teeth as much as possible is often a goal, however replacing missing teeth with a dental implant, bridge, or full/partial denture

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Oral Cancer Screenings

Risk Factors The primary risk factor for developing oral cancer is tobacco use. Smoking cigarettes, cigars, and pipes all increase your risk of oral cancer. Smokeless tobacco, often called “dip” or “chew,” also heighten the risk. Alcohol consumption is another habit that is strongly associated with the development of oral cancer. Research strongly suggests that

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Digital X-Ray

Dental radiographs, or X-rays, are an important part of a thorough dental examination. A full set of X-rays (18) is usually required for patients who are new to a dental practice, or who need extensive treatment. Two to four follow-up or check-up X-rays called “bite-wings” are necessary every 6-18 months, depending on each individual patient’s

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Laser Cavity Detection

Identifying and preventing problems or treating them in their earliest stages is one of the most important things we can do for our patients. We have significantly improved our ability to diagnose cavities in their early stages with the incorporation of the DIAGNOdent laser caries detection aid. Reliable, Accurate Caries Detection Aid More and more

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Intraoral Camera

In a nutshell, an intraoral camera is a small video camera that takes an X-ray of the outside of the gum or tooth. The intraoral camera resembles an oversized pen and although usage varies depending on the model-type, this image-taking device is typically outfitted with a disposable protective sheath for each new patient. While simultaneously viewing a monitor, the

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Computerized Novacaine System

The Wand (CompuDent or STA system) What is it? The Wand is essentially a computer-controlled dental injection. The flow rate of the local anaesthetic is controlled by a computer. This means that the injection is guaranteed to be slow and steady and therefore comfortable. Even though Milestone Scientific – the manufacturers of the Wand –

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Veneers

Veneers are very thin pieces of durable, tooth shaped porcelain or other material that are custom made (for shape and color) by a professional dental laboratory. They are bonded onto the front of teeth to create a beautiful and attractive smile. Veneers can completely reshape your teeth and smile. They can often be alternatives to

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Cosmetic Dentistry

Does your smile reflect the way you feel about yourself? We see lots of patients who are generally happy with their appearance and still have a few dental flaws they’d like to correct. If you’d like to smile with confidence but are bothered by cosmetic imperfections, the team at Coolican Dental Center has the solution you need.

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Dentures

If you’ve lost all of your natural teeth, whether from gum disease, tooth decay or injury, complete dentures can replace your missing teeth and your smile. Replacing missing teeth will benefit your appearance and your health. Without support from the denture, facial muscles sag, making a person look older. You’ll also find it harder to

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Tooth Colored Fillings

At Coolican Dental Center, every treatment we perform is done with an eye for aesthetics. Dr. Coolican has devoted himself to staying current with all the latest techniques and materials that dentistry has to offer. We can create beautiful, tooth-colored fillings using a composite material that’s easily color matched to the shade of your own

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