Restore Your Smile with Dental Implants

In a perfect world, we’d retain our teeth for life. But statistics from the CDC show that one-quarter of adults aged 65 or older only have eight or fewer natural teeth. And about one in six of these adults have lost all their teeth. If you’ve lost several teeth, have diseased, cracked, loose or worn-down...

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Congratulations to Dr. and Mrs. Fava!

Last summer was been a busy one for Dr. Philip L. Fava II in more ways than one. In early July we announced that Ambler’s Butler Pike Periodontal Associates had become part of the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics. Only a few weeks later, Dr. Fava became the proud father of little Nora...

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Ensuring Your Best Patient Experience

After years of suffering with decayed or missing teeth, you’ve made an appointment with a periodontal practice. You want to discover how you can finally eat, speak and look better. The journey toward an enhanced lifestyle has begun! Our treatment coordinators iron out all communication between our interdisciplinary team on your behalf. In addition to...

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Improve Your Gum Health with Recession Regeneration

Even patients who take great care of their teeth can experience oral health issues. As one example, sometimes exposed dental roots (perhaps simply from years of overzealous brushing) can increase your risk of cavities, cause tooth sensitivity and decrease your confidence in your smile. Gum recession can also result from periodontitis (severe gum disease), smoking...

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Smokers: Quitting Now May Help You Save Your Teeth

When you visit the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics (at either of our two convenient locations) one of the first questions we’ll ask you is if you smoke. Actually, if you’re a tobacco user in any form we’ll be able to offer unique reasons why you may want to quit from our specialty’s...

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Fighting Tooth and Nail to Save Your Teeth

Dr. Eric Schoenebeck recently wrote about gum disease for Healtholine, a website written by contributing physicians, counselors, coaches and nutritionists. The article discusses how hard we work to help you keep your natural teeth whenever possible. Although our board-certified periodontists are experts at placing dental implants (always the best option if tooth replacement ultimately is...

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Periodontal Inflammation Must be Promptly Addressed

In Periodontal Priorities-The Diagnostics and Treatment Changing Perio Care , author Laura Dorr interviews various periodontal professionals across the country, including our Dr. Levine, to discuss pandemic-related issues in oral health, periodontal disease treatments and more. In the article, Dr. Levine notes that “inflammation is the big key word, and there’s quite a bit of...

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What are Mandibular Tori?

Also known as tori bone, mandibular tori are bony overgrowths that can form next to the teeth inside the mouth, most commonly on the lower arch. These bony protrusions, normally covered by skin, may be present for many years and then grow. If they get too big they can, while normally painless and harmless, become...

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Experts in Periodontal Plastic Surgery

Often, when you hear the phrase “plastic surgery,” you envision medical doctors performing corrective facial and body procedures. But periodontists, considered the oral plastic surgeons of dentistry, also provide important reconstructive and restorative plastic surgery procedures— for your smile. In addition to treating gum disease, our board-certified periodontists help protect your teeth and gums by...

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Have You Heard? It’s Even Easier to See Us Now

As some of you may be aware, Dr. Fava took over the practice of Dr. John Di Girolamo – known as Butler Pike Periodontal Associates in Ambler, PA – in 2017 after Dr. Di Girolamo’s untimely death. Dr. Girolamo had a wonderful reputation as a great and caring clinician, providing his local community with expert...

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