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 was born, raised, and lives in the Scranton area. As a second generation dentist, his original intention in his studies after Scranton Preparatory School and while at the University Of Scranton included a desire to continue onto medical school. However, after serving in a position at his father’s office and learning the faces and names of many of the lifelong patients, he continued his career in dental school and cherishes the opportunity to serve the residents of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Dr. Coolican maintains a comprehensive dental practice devoted to excellence in his profession. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and general dental practice residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the VA Hospital system, Dr. Coolican is a founding member of the International Academy of Mini Dental Implants, member of the International Dental Implant Association, and holds status of Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry among others.

Dr. Coolican has extensive training and placed thousands of Mini Dental Implants since 2004 and restored hundreds of smiles. He and his staff have recently founded Mint Mini Dental Implants, Wilkes Barre, PA.

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