Covid-19 and Severe Gum Disease

It’s been two years since the World Health Organization (WHO) officially declared the COVID (Coronavirus SARS-COV-2) outbreak a global pandemic. Two years after lockdown we’re happy to be seeing patients on a normal schedule while we continue to, nonetheless, do our best to minimize any airborne pathogens. Since the pandemic began, international researchers have been...

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5-Star Dentistry and Proud of It!

It might seem like boasting, but we just can’t help share some of the wonderful feedback our patients kindly post after treatment at either our Philadelphia or Ambler office. “It’s rare to find a dental office where the front desk staff and the doctors and hygienists are equally as caring, competent, and professional, yet this...

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Gum Disease? Don’t Delay Treatment!

There’s a wise old proverb attributed to Ben Franklin that warns us not to put off tomorrow something we should be handling today. This saying couldn’t be truer when it comes to gum (periodontal) disease, the “silent killer” that can lead to tooth loss if it’s not properly addressed NOW. The CDC tells us that...

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DIY Plastic Beads are NOT Meant For Teeth!

There’s been a proliferation of TikTok videos and other social media posts promoting what could be dangerous dental practices. We want to set the record straight on one dangerous trend: using plastic, moldable art supplies to create your own teeth. The trend involves Instamorph™ and similar polyester thermoplastic beads. The beads are melted in hot...

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It’s All About YOU

At Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics, our focus is on you, as an individual, not on trying to force treatments on you just because we know they can work to improve your oral health. If a popular treatment or procedure doesn’t sound right for you for some reason, that’s your choice and we...

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Transform Your Life with Dental Implants!

It’s not a cliché to say that dental implants will dramatically improve your quality of life.  Hundreds of patients have ardently expressed this same sentiment. They didn’t realize just how much their lifestyle was negatively affected until they could finally smile, eat and speak again with ease after years, or even decades, of struggling. According...

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A Healthier Lifestyle Can Also Help Your Teeth and Gums

It’s the start of a wonderful new year full of plans and aspirations. Do your New Year’s resolutions include eating less, losing weight and trying to live a better lifestyle? If so, according to Statista’s Global Consumer Survey, you’re far from alone, since 40-52% of respondents list dieting, weight loss and exercise as top resolutions....

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Straighter Adult Teeth in 2023

Check out this article on Digital Health Buzz regarding the innovative process of orthodontic acceleration for adults. In “Adult Braces—a Periodontist’s Perspective,” Dr. Klass, our newest practitioner, discusses how straight teeth look better, make it easier to chew food and clean your teeth, in addition to reducing wear on the teeth caused by abnormal positioning....

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Five Ways to Care For Your Teeth When You’re Sick

The “tripledemic” we’ve been reading about in recent weeks describes the impact of three big viruses at this writing, RSV, COVID-19 and the flu. At the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics, we hope our patients and their families can avoid these illnesses in 2023, and always. But if you do get sick, here...

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Periodontal Disease is a Chronic, Gradual Disease

We see patients all the time who seem very surprised to have been told they have gum (periodontal) disease. The reality is that, according to sources such as the Cleveland Clinic, more than 47% of adults in this country have periodontitis, a severe form of gum disease. The Cleveland Clinic says that the number increases...

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