Dr. Fava Takes Time to PAWS for a Good Cause

During the recent dog days of summer, Dr. Fava and his girlfriend, Leigh, raced their beloved daschund Nathan (left in photo next to their other favorite dog, Sophie) in a “weenie race” to benefit the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS). Dr. Fava even made it into Philly News (see photo below by Inquirer staff photographer Tom Gralish...

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Team Heads to Boston for LANAP® Conference

Doctors Levine and Fava, as well as Maggie Rutherford, RDH, will attend the upcoming LANAP Study Club conference in Boston on September 8th. Our doctors are among a select few periodontists in the Philadelphia region who offer LANAP® gum disease laser treatment. Dr. Levine will also serve as a speaker at the event. It’s sponsored...

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Dr. Levine’s Daughter Again in the News

We’re always happy to hear about the accomplishments of our friends, colleagues and their families.  So it’s with great pride that we once again give a shout-out to Dr. Levine’s daughter, Bari. A second year resident at Pediatric Dental Associates, Bari was recently interviewed in an alumni spotlight for her alma mater, Temple University. Bari and...

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We Can Lighten Your Gums with Laser Treatment

Some people have excessive melanin pigmentation in their gum tissue which darkens their gums, or creates brown spots on all or some of the gum area. While smoking and certain medications can sometimes cause this effect, it’s often simply a genetic trait. This condition, known as physiologic pigmentation, is perfectly harmless, but nonetheless deemed unattractive by some. You...

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So Proud! Philadelphia Magazine Top Dentists- Again!

Once again, our super doctors here at the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics —Robert A. Levine and Philip L. Fava —have been named Philadelphia magazine’s “Top Dentists™ for 2017 in the field of periodontics. This is quite an honor for us since Philadelphia Magazine’s winners are peer-selected based on more than 5,000 votes cast. The top...

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Doctors Need Doctors, Too!

Recently, Dr. Drew Shulman, a top area cosmetic, implant and family dentist (and one of our restorative dental partners) honored the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics by selecting us for his personal periodontal care. We treat other dental professionals like Dr. Shulman as well as many of their families. We’re proud to be the...

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Dental Implants Are NOT all the Same!

The success of your dental implants is influenced by a lot of factors, even including the brand of implant material used by your doctor. Dental implants are so popular these days that there are well over 350 dental implant manufacturers, with maybe 1,000 implants from which to choose! Results from an independent Swedish study, with data submitted by...

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Banding Together for a Good Cause

If you’re a civil war era music fan like us, you’ll be pleased to note that the 69th Pennsylvania Irish Volunteers will again perform this coming fall, on Saturday, October 21st at the Broken Eye Brewery in Hatboro. We’ll be sure to remind our patients, friends and colleagues closer to the time. The band, featuring our own...

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Largest Dental Meeting in the World—And We Were There!

The Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics is on the leading edge of the field of dental implantology. Drs. Levine and Fava recently returned from Europe where they spent three days at the International Team for Implantology (ITI) World Symposium, the organization’s flagship event, held in Basel, Switzerland. Several local colleagues, all ITI Fellows, including Dr....

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Why It’s Important to Care For Your Dental Implants

One of the questions we get asked all of the time is, “If I’m getting dental implants, and they’re not “real” teeth, why do I need to brush and clean them?” Your dental implant or implants are substitutes for your natural tooth roots. They are securely inserted into the jaw to help preserve bone and...

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