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Dr. Melvin H. Procell has maintained a thriving dental practice in Homer, Louisiana since 1980. A native Louisianan, Dr. Procell attended Northeast Louisiana University for his undergraduate studies and then accepted to Louisiana State University in New Orleans for his advanced dental degree. Both he and his staff have extensive post graduate studies in all fields of General Dentistry.
Dr. Procellís hobbies include golf, fishing, hunting, and spending time with his family. He also devotes much of his time to his ongoing education in the dental field.
Dr. Procell and his staff strive to provide quality esthetics and functional dentistry while making patient comfort a top priority. For reluctant patients having anxiety about dental visits, Dr. Procell offers conscious sedation that will insure a relaxed and comfortable experience.
Dr. Procell and staff have also received advanced clinical training in the new "Pinhole Surgery Technique" that lifts and rejuvenates receeding gums without the use of scapel or sutures.
Through continuing education, Dr. Procell is delighted to provide enhanced smile make overs utilizing the new smile shaded materials and techniques. For the past 24 years, Dr. Procell has also practiced implant dentistry to restore smiles and chewing function for many of his patients. Dr. Procell also offers the new palateless Hybrid Denture secured with dental implants that the patient does not remove.
Dr. Procell is a charter member and serves on the board of the Ark-La-Tex Academy of Continuing Dental Education. Established in 1984, the academy is dedicated to bringing the top national dental educators to Shreveport to present their courses. Over 50 hours of instruction is provided annually by the academy to the 100 plus members and staff.
In addition to the Ark-La-Tex Academy, Dr. Procell is also a member of the Louisiana Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Dental Association.
Marcia Copeland is the office manager with 32 years experience in the dental field. She also holds a license in advanced dental assisting. Liz Dowies is Dr. Procellís Dental Hygienist. Courtney Pratt and Cheryl Toney are Dr. Procell's chair side assistants with advanced studies in expanded duty assisting.
Dr. Procellís office welcomes new patients. They would love to help you discover the power of a beautiful smile. Call for an appointment at (318) 927-6787.