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Gum Scaling

Professional cleaning involves scaling teeth and the gumline to extract any plaque and tartar, and polishing to remove stains and smooth the surface of the tooth. This is done to keep teeth and gums healthy. If you have symptoms of gum disease, however, you may need another type of cleaning, called scaling. Although routine cleanings

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Dental examination & cleaning

Regular exams are an important part of maintaining your oral health. During your regular exam, we will: Check for any problems that you may not see or feel Look for cavities or any other signs of tooth decay Inspect your teeth and gums for gingivitis and signs of periodontal disease Perform a thorough teeth cleaning

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Gum Treatment

Gum disease is a major cause of tooth loss in adults but it can be prevented or reversed if you take the right steps. Its caused by plaque a sticky film of bacteria that constantly forms on the teeth. These bacteria create toxins that can damage the gums. However, you can help avoid gum disease

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Gum Rejuvenation

Traditional Gum Surgery Minimally Invasive? No incisions and no stitches. Specially designed instruments gently loosen gum tissue and guide it into place over the exposed root of your teeth. Scalpels and stitches required. Traditional therapy options are invasive and require grafting tissue from elsewhere on your body. Instant Results? Minimal soreness and immediate cosmetic improvements. Most of

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Oral Surgery

Our goal is to keep all your teeth healthy and intact for as long as possible. Whether you need oral surgery for tooth removal or bone grafting for dental implants, It’s obviously preferable to save teeth rather than extracting them, but a situation may arise where extraction is the best option for protecting your overall

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Root Canal Therapy

The thought of having a root canal strikes fear in the hearts of many people. In spite of all the bad press, today’s modern dental techniques make root canals more efficient and comfortable than ever before. Your Coolican Dental Center team always has your complete comfort in mind, no matter what treatment you receive. Our

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Same-Day Visits

Modern office amenities and advanced dental services are to be expected, but we also know what matters to our patients. Time and money are valuable, and we’ve designed our practice to help you make the most of them. Sometimes you can’t wait days or weeks to see a dentist. In these instances, we are happy

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Emergency Dental Care

Do you have a broken tooth? Dislodged crown? Sports accident? Or are you in pain and not sure why? Whether your dental problem is large or small, and no matter what the cause, Dr. Coolican will provide first-class emergency dental care in Scranton, Pennsylvania. With the help of state-of-the-art diagnostic technology, we can quickly determine

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Mini Dental Implants

Mini dental implants are about half the size in diameter of a regular dental implant. This offers many benefits, and they can also be used in situations where regular implants cannot. If an implant needs to be placed in a narrow space, mini implants are the preferred method because of their smaller size. A main

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Crowns and Bridges

Dentistry is an art as well as a science, dental crowns offer a perfect example of this. A dental crown or “cap” is a covering that fits over a damaged, decayed or unattractive tooth. It can even replace a tooth entirely as part of dental bridgework. A crown completely covers a tooth above the gum

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