The Benefits of Mini Dental Implants

In this video, Dr. John Coolican, a renowned Wilkes-Barre, PA implant dentist, illustrates the advantages of mini dental implants over conventional implants for tooth replacement and denture stabilization.

Benefits of many dental implants typically include an immediate result, such as when: replacing missing or broken teeth, providing stability for partials or complete dentures, replacing dentures with the permanent solution, enhancing comfort while chewing, increasing confidence while talking, eating and smiling, improving your overall psychological and oral health, replacing or avoiding traditional bridge work, and improving aesthetic appearance and regain confidence. Unlike old style implants, these implants can be placed with a temporary tooth or teeth, a full set of teeth attached or a snap-in denture the same visit providing immediate results. No need to go without teeth for months like the old style implant. It also may be the best solution when a patient is told they need bone grafting before having the old style conventional Implant. There are five main advantages of the mini dental implant:

It is less invasive, less pain, less healing time, less visits to the dentist, and less expensive. We also offer similar size one piece regular implants. If the situation warrants. I will prescribe the best combination of mini and regular size implants to meet your dental needs.


Learn More About Dr. Coolican



Dr. Coolican is a second-generation dentist and graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. With a deep passion for serving the residents of Eastern Pennsylvania, he has remained committed to staying on the cutting edge of implant dentistry through continuing education in the best treatment modalities and technologies.

As a practitioner focused on dental implants, Dr. Coolican maintains an unwavering dedication to excellence. He completed a comprehensive general dental practice residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the VA Hospital System.

His professional achievements include:

  • Fellow International Congress of Oral Implantologists (FICOI)
  • Diplomat and Founding Member International Academy of Mini Dental Implants
  • Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD)
  • Member International Dental Implant Association (IDIA)
  • Member Academy of Osseointegration

Dr. Coolican’s expertise is unparalleled, having successfully placed nearly 10,000 Mini and One-Piece Dental Implants since 2004 and completing over 1,000 hours in advanced continuing education. Dr. Coolican’s experience and expertise in this technique surpasses any other doctor in Eastern Pennsylvania and other surrounding states.

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