Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Edmonton Dentist and Big Hockey Fan Crowns Patients with Oilers Logo

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Edmonton Dentist and Big Hockey Fan Crowns Patients with Oilers Logo

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Dentist crowns patients with Oilers logo

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EDMONTON - Dentist Dr. Alex Pavlenko is providing a unique way for Edmonton Oilers fans to show off their love of the hockey team, with porcelain crowns featuring the Oilers' logo.

"You crack a tooth in half, or part of it come off, or anything could happen, right?" Pavlenko said with a laugh. "This is a good solution to make it memorable for you."

The tiny logo on the crown is hand-painted under a microscope at a lab located in Calgary.

The dentist told CTV Edmonton the special crown is only available for patients who need it, and he won't place a crown on a healthy tooth.

Lisa Dureault was in Pavlenko's office Friday, and said she hopes she'll be one of the first to get one.

"I do need one up here so let's hope," Dureault said, pointing to her top teeth. …

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