Our Patients Say It Best

A big shout out to all our wonderful patients who kindly place online reviews about their experiences with our doctors and support staff here at Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics. The detailed feedback we receive from you helps assure us that we’re providing you with the best experience possible in terms of clinical...

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Choose The Best For Dental Implant Success

One of the most important steps in a successful teeth replacement journey starts with finding the best dental implant practice. Whether you’re replacing one, two, or a full arch of teeth, you‘ll want a periodontal surgeon who utilizes today’s top tools, materials and technologies. The practice should provide you with all the information you need...

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Stressed Out? Your Teeth Could Be Affected

April may have been officially designated “Stress Awareness Month,” but any month is a good time to address the potentially damaging effects of stress in our lives. It’s also a good time to remind our patients and their families that stress can, unfortunately, cause problems with your teeth and gums. Bruxism Stress-related teeth grinding and...

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Gum Disease Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

Research linking systemic illness (diseases affecting the entire body) with periodontal (gum) disease continues to come to our attention. In this particular study, originally published in Gut, an official publication of the British Society of Gastroenterology, researchers from the Institute of Biomedical and Oral Research at the Hebrew University-Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine reported a...

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Employee Spotlight: Lori Dodge

Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH), Lori Dodge, was completing her license in dental hygiene when a friend suggested she apply for a position to work with Dr. John Di Girolamo, in Ambler. She ended up working with Dr. Di Girolamo until his sudden passing in 2017. The Ambler office is now part of Pennsylvania Center for...

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Say Goodbye to “Perio” Breath

Persistent bad breath may indicate that you have periodontal (gum) disease, a potentially serious oral infection. Even with regular brushing and flossing at home, periodontal odors or “perio breath” can occur.  This is a result of bacteria that gets trapped under the gumline and hardens. Regular professional cleanings address the conditions that contribute to bad...

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Meet “Dr. Eric” Schoenebeck

Originally from Reading, PA, “Dr. Eric” Schoenebeck traversed the country thanks to his combined education and Navy stint that took him from Penn State (State College) to University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia), to University of Florida (Master of Science) and Navy bases where he practiced periodontics in New Jersey, North Carolina, Florida, California and even Iceland....

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Your Gum Health and Diabetes

Research continues to confirm the connection between gum health and diabetes. With more than 11% of our population battling diabetes, and nearly 50% of adults aged 30 and over experiencing some form of gum disease, controlling both diseases is important for your overall health. The American Diabetes Association says that people with diabetes are at...

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Smile! It’s Dental Hygienist Appreciation Week

A special shout out to all our fabulous periodontal hygienists as we celebrate Dental Hygienist Appreciation Week here at Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics. Our fabulous periodontal hygienists are licensed professionals who educate patients about periodontics, offer home oral hygiene technique improvements, help spot oral health issues and supply periodontal cleaning at regular...

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Dr. Fava

Dr. Fava Shares Knowledge With Colleagues

Dr. Fava recently spoke at the MISCH Implant Institute in Miami in a session devoted to patient assessment. He showed fellow practitioners how he creates tailored plans using the patient’s medical history, clinical examination, anatomical consideration and diagnostic imaging. “Thorough planning on the part of the practitioner makes for informed decisions using evidence-based practices for...

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