Another Successful Peru Trip!

It was a hot and sweaty adventure, but, as always, oh so worthwhile! The Growing Smiles Foundation team, including 13 dental students from the Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry (Temple University), ventured to Peru at the end of February for our 6th annual humanitarian pilgrimage at the Centro De Salud Mental Comunitario “San Sebastian”...

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Poor Gum Health Could be Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

We try to keep our patients aware of the latest findings on periodontal disease. In recent years, there has been a multitude of research linking periodontal disease (also known as severe gum disease or gingivitis) to other systemic diseases of the body like cancer and kidney disease. A recent report published in Science Advances links...

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Another Google Review WINNER!

Drumroll please…. Our latest Google Review contest winner is… Hasha Salaman!  By posting her review, Hasha automatically entered our regular drawing and, as the current winner, ended up with two tickets to downtown Doylestown’s Domani Star, another one of our favorite local restaurants. Thanks, Hasha for your incredibly kinds words: “Is there a ten-star rating? All...

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Gum Depigmentation: What is it? Should You Consider it?

Also known as gingival hyperpigmentation, or gingival pigmentation, those brown or black skin splotches that sometimes occur naturally on gum tissue are normally caused by excess melanin, natural pigments also found in our hair and even eyes. Individuals most commonly affected are those with dark skin. Smoking and long-term use of particular medications can also...

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Quality of Patient Care is Always Our Top Concern

Dr. Levine recently was interviewed for a featured article for Academy News, the quarterly publication of the Academy of Osseointegration* (Volume 29, Number 4, 2018). The article, Six Keys to Team Stability, describes the practice philosophy of the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics. As Dr. Levine explains, team members include the implant surgeon, the...

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Hot Spot for St. Patrick’s Day Music

150th Anniversary of Appomattox Surrender It’s that time of year again! Come hear Dr. Levine and the 69th Pennsylvania Irish Volunteers, as they perform their annual, lively St. Patrick’s Day medley of classic Irish folk songs, ballads and original tunes. All proceeds from the evening will be donated to civil war battlefield, tombstone dedication and...

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Put Your HEART into Brushing

We’re celebrating National Heart Month by reminding you that your oral health is closely connected to the health of your entire body. Over the last few years there have been many studies linking gum disease to other serious “systemic” diseases like heart disease, cancer and even dementia. Some more recent findings: • A statement by...

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Farewell and Best Wishes to Maggie!

After providing top quality dental hygiene care for our patients for more than a decade, Maggie Rutherford, RDH, PHDHP (Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner), will be moving on to a new career as a health and wellness coach. She’ll be helping people who suffer from chronic illness by improving their health with nutrition and lifestyle...

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LANAP Can Save Your Smile

It’s hard to believe it’s been six years since we introduced the LANAP protocol at the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics. LANAP (short for laser-assisted new attachment procedure) is a fabulous, minimally invasive way of treating gum disease. The laser absorbs inflamed and infected tissue, leaving behind and actually helping rejuvenate healthy tissue....

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A Taste of Europe

Sasha, Maggie, Doug and Christina had plenty to smile about – it was almost vacation time! The Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics team enjoyed a fabulous holiday party at Augusto’s of Madison in Warminster. The restaurant’s website promises “the very best in Mediterranean, Latino, French bistro and American cuisines” – and we certainly...

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