Read About Us in Suburban Life This Month

The Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics is profiled in this month’s Suburban Life magazine, the popular series of local publications that focus on enhancing the quality of life in the city and suburbs. Highlights of the interview include: • On treating gum disease with less-invasive options: “LANAP (laser-assisted new attachment procedure) has had a...

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Today’s Immediate Solution for Dental Implants

If you’re faced with missing teeth, loose dentures or failing dental reconstruction, summer is the perfect time to think about achieving a healthier, more attractive smile. With SameDay Smile®, we can give patients functional and esthetic, temporary teeth to replace natural teeth, often in just one office visit. There’s no doubt that one of the...

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Read All About It

“What we eat and drink, how we live and how we sleep are all factors that can affect our teeth,” writes Doctor Philip L. Fava II in a new article published online on Dentistry IQ, a leading source of information for dentists, practice owners, hygienists, students and anyone interested in the field of dentistry. In...

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Marching On For Our Veterans

Dr. Levine recently caught up with his Civil War reenactment colleagues, the 69th PA Irish Volunteers, when they proudly marched behind their green banner to celebrate Memorial Day in Bridesburg, PA. It was reportedly the 75th anniversary of this parade, one of the oldest, largest and longest Memorial Day parades in the area. Groups from...

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Gum Disease Can Progress If Not Treated

We often speak about the most common form of gum disease, gingivitis which is also the mildest form of gum disease. But gingivitis still needs to be taken seriously. It occurs when plaque, an invisible, sticky substance, turns into tartar, also known as calculus. The longer the tartar remains, the harder it is to remove...

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Some Moooving Reasons Why Dairy is Good for Oral Health

In honor of June’s designation as National Dairy Month, we thought we’d remind you how beneficial dairy products can be for our oral health and, specifically, our teeth. The American Dairy Association reminds us that dairy products contain minerals and proteins like calcium, phosphorous and casein that help keep our jawbones healthy. Dairy products can...

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Don’t Hesitate: Vaccinate!

We’re pleased to note that most of our patients are now fully or at least partially vaccinated. At the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics, we wholeheartedly support all the important vaccination efforts. Thanks to vaccines, we are closer than ever to returning to the kind of normalcy we enjoyed (and certainly took for...

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More Publishing News: Phenotype Conversion

Dr. Levine is one of a handful of worldwide dental surgeons recently chosen to publish a case study by Geistlich Pharma. The international company develops, manufacturers and markets products for bone, cartilage and soft tissue restoration. Dr. Levine’s Geistlich “BioBrief” Case Study dealt with immediate extraction/ immediate implant placement of the #12 tooth, the upper...

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Always Studying, Always Learning More!

At our March Philadelphia Tri-State International Team for Implantology (ITI) Study Club Zoom meeting, Doctors Fava and Levine announced that our study club member and ITI Fellow and Temple dental school faculty member, Ping Wang, DMD, was awarded first place for her presentation e-poster submitted to the Academy of Osseointegration’s (AO) 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting....

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Why Do Gums Recede?

Many adults grew up thinking that the harder they brushed, the cleaner they would get their teeth. Vigorous brushing with hard-bristled toothbrushes was incorrectly thought to be the best dental hygiene technique. On the contrary, this practice often caused future gum recession. What is Gum Recession? Gum recession occurs when the gum line around a...

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