• Robert A. Levine, DDS, FCPP, FISPPS
  • Philip L. Fava II, DMD, MDSc

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Einstein Center One, Suite 211-212
9880 Bustleton Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19115

We’re Proud to be Part of This Club!

We’re Proud to be Part of This Club!

Once every five years, the International Team for Implantology (ITI) invites 100 leading clinicians and academicians from all over the world to review clinically relevant issues in implant dentistry.  The resulting statements and guidelines represent a gold standard for the field of implant dentistry and form the basis for the ITI’s Treatment Guide series of publications... [read more »]

On the Road Again with Dr. Levine

Dr. Levine recently returned from lecturing at the Academy of Osseointegration in Orlando, Florida. As a main podium speaker, he was honored to educate more than 1,500 professionals from around the world. As a member of the Scientific Planning Committee for the 2018 Academy of Osseointegration annual meeting in Los Angeles, he also helped develop next... [read more »]

POPA? Pre-Orthodontic Periodontal Augmentation

Did you know that the human jaw is shrinking in size?  It may not sound like a big deal, but it is much more than not just having room for your third molars (wisdom teeth).  Since the actual teeth size hasn’t changed we end up with a discrepancy between the room needed to house the... [read more »]

Dr. Fava Sheds Light on X-Rays and Radiation

Dr. Philip Fava is once again making blogosphere news, this month as guest author for the dental blog “Numb My Gums,” a site dedicated to “helping patients make informed decisions about their health care.” In his article, “Dental X-Rays Are Safe—and Necessary—Tools of Oral Diagnosis,” Dr. Fava explains how dental x-rays produce less radiation exposure than... [read more »]

Have a Heart!

Doctor Fava and his girlfriend, Leigh, were two of 500 enthusiastic cyclists who participated in Sunday, March 5th’s Philly Spin-in to raise money for pediatric cardiac patients under treatment at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Leigh understands the need for pediatric cardiac funds all too well. She was born with a congenital heart defect called Hypo... [read more »]

The Jig is Up! Great Irish Tunes Forecasted for This Weekend

Just another reminder to come see Dr. Levine and his Irish Civil War band, The 69th Pennsylvania Irish Volunteers. All proceeds will be donated to Civil War battlefield, tombstone dedication and Irish history preservation projects. To date, the group has raised close to $100,000 and have placed 94 tombstones on Veteran’s Day for soldiers, since,... [read more »]

Our Newest Team Member

Early morning patients may have noticed a friendly new face behind our reception desk. Hired to replace our beloved Barbara Conway, who retired in December after nearly 25 years, Christine “Tina” McKinstry joins Christine Parkes in welcoming patients to the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics. We’re convinced Tina’s a great fit for our team. And the... [read more »]

Gum Disease Now Also Possibly Linked to Lung Cancer

A 2016 Chinese study published in the Journal Of Periodontology finds that individuals with periodontal disease have a 1.24-fold increased risk of developing lung cancer, which is the leading cause of cancer death.  The study, which included more than 300,000 participants, adjusted for alcohol consumption and smoking, which are known risk factors for periodontal disease.... [read more »]

Don’t Miss This Performance!

Mark you calendars! Come see Dr. Levine and his Irish Civil War band, The 69th Pennsylvania Irish Volunteers, for a pre-St. Patrick’s Day performance on Saturday, March 11th at the Sumney Tavern.  All proceeds will be donated to Civil War battlefield, tombstone dedication and Irish history preservation projects. To date, they’ve raised close to $100,000... [read more »]

Sinus Lift Surgery Dental Implant Patient: “Everybody Treats me Like a Queen”

There’s no reason anyone should have to deal with uncomfortable, ill-fitting and cumbersome dentures when permanent dental implants are almost always a viable option. While most patients that visit us for dental implants quickly see results, a handful face more difficult challenges that first require special pre-implant surgery. The good news is that our board-certified periodontists, Drs. Levine and... [read more »]
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