Blood Pressure: Are You Aware of the New Guidelines?

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology recently redefined their joint definitions for high blood pressure. According to guidelines released in November 2017, individuals with readings of 130 (systolic) over 80 (diastolic) are now considered to have high blood pressure, versus the prior 140/90 guidelines. When blood pressure is not addressed, patients...

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It’s a Boy!

Noah Ryan Levine:Precious! All of us here at the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics know you will join us in extending our warmest congratulations to Dr. Robert Levine and his wife, Dr. Sheryl Radin, on becoming grandparents!  Noah Ryan Levine was born January 28th, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces.  The baby’s loving parents...

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Gum Disease Linked to Esophageal Cancer?

Gum disease has now been possibly linked to yet another horrible disease, this time esophageal cancer. The seventh most common cause of cancer deaths among men, esophageal cancer caused nearly 17,000 deaths in the U.S. in 2016 among both men and women. Researchers took samples from 120,000 mouths and then studied them over a 10-year...

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Gum Recession? Dr. Fava Can Help!

Have you been told you have GUM RECESSION? When your gums recede, you often experience sensitivity and even more tooth decay since the tooth root is not as well protected. Gum recession can occur as a result of gum disease,  as part of the natural aging process, or simply from too aggressive hygiene habits with a...

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Do you Hide Your Smile Because of “Short” Teeth?

“When I smile, my upper lip stretches way up, my teeth seem too short, and I look like I’m all gum!” lamented a recent patient we’ll call “Mary.” Mary’s “short teeth” are merely an illusion. Her teeth are normally sized. The reality is that she has what we call a “gummy smile,” an excess of...

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Piezosurgery® in 2018?

Have you been told you will need a sinus lift, sinus elevation, crown lengthening, ridge expansion, or sinus grafting prior to obtaining dental implants? The Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics has offered the advanced Piezosurgery® system of dental bone surgery for more than a decade to tackle all the aforementioned procedures. Additionally, Dr....

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Our Resident Authors

Dr. Levine and Dr. Fava have been invited to write a book chapter with close friend and colleague, Dr. P.D. Miller from Memphis, Tennessee, on Dr. Miller’s Miller-McEntire Prognosis Usage in Dental Practice. The book, a comprehensive guide to periodontal diagnosis and treatment, will be published in 2019 by another colleague – Dr. Sal Nares,...

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Count on Us!

Looking for a doctor you can trust with your important periodontal care? The Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics offers TWO acclaimed doctors, Dr. Robert A. Levine and Dr. Philip L. Fava, along with a fabulous and friendly support team. We’ll tackle your gum disease and enhance your smile’s health and appearance.  As a leading...

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Dr. Fava is Now a “Fellow!”

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Philip Fava on being named a “Fellow” by the prestigious International Team for Impantology (ITI). The title was awarded to him at the organization’s recent annual US Fellows section in Andover, MA. As Membership Chairman of the US ITI section (one of the organization’s 20 international sections), Dr. Levine...

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It Takes A Village

With “This is Us” so popular on NBC, we thought we’d give you a little family story of our own. Patients visiting the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics are the recipients of a unified attention to detail from a truly devoted team of professionals. We work closely together to ensure that you get...

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