Will My Insurance Pay for Dental Implants?

Dental insurance can be very different from regular medical insurance. It serves a good purpose —providing full or partial coverage of routine maintenance, like cleaning and x-rays, and sometimes partial coverage of more extensive procedures. This “use it or lose it” concept can encourage patients to keep up with preventative services. And that’s great! But,...

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On the Road Again… With Dr. Levine

Dr. Levine shown with some of the Einstein Dental Medicine residents. Dr. Levine recently conducted two half-day local seminars. At Philadelphia’s Einstein Medical Center (where he was honored to be Chair of Periodontology for 20 years) he spoke to dental residents. At Temple University (Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry) he lectured to periodontal as...

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Assembly Line Implants? Not Here!

Any business needs to pay the rent, and a dental practice is still a business after all. But when the focus changes from personalized attention to assembly-line volume, there’s something wrong. At the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics we provide INDIVIDUALIZED care. There is no such thing as one-size-fits-all when it comes to...

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It’s a Girl!

Dr. Levine is a proud grandfather —for the second time this year! His daughter, Dr. Bari Levine-Lev, and her husband, Dr. Yair Lev, are the proud parents of a baby girl, Aviv, born June 13th at Abington Hospital weighing 8 lbs., 4 oz.  Dr. Bari Levine-Lev is a pediatric dentist and recent graduate of Temple University’s...

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How much do Dental Implants Cost?

One of the first questions we get asked by prospective patients is, unfortunately, one of the most difficult to answer. “How much will my dental implants cost?” Giving you a price for your dental implants over the phone is like you asking a realtor to appraise your home without seeing it first. The simple truth...

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Dentists Need to be Judicious When Prescribing Painkillers

It’s been called the worst drug crisis in our history. In a 2015 report, more than 12 million people were found to have misused prescription opioids. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, more than 100 people die each day from overdoses. The opioid epidemic is striking individuals of all ages and...

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Our Doctors Named Philadelphia Magazine Top Dentists 2018

We’re thrilled and honored to announce that our co-directors, Dr. Fava and Dr. Levine, have both again been named Philadelphia magazine’s Top Dentists in the field of periodontics for 2018. The Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics has received this designation since the magazine began the award process in 2010. Winners are peer-selected, with...

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Can Periodontic Treatment Help Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Research is teaching us more and more about the links between chronic periodontal disease and other systemic (of the body) diseases. Patients suffering from the painful autoimmune disease rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may be interested in a recent report in Clinical Oral Investigations (March 27, 2018) which covered a study on the relationship between non-surgical periodontal...

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Join us on Memorial Day

Dr. Levine marching in a past Memorial Day parade celebration in Bucks County While lounging around a pool, tossing hamburgers on the grill, or shopping for sales, it’s easy to forget that Memorial Day really signifies a solemn time to honor those who have died while serving in the military. On Sunday, May 27th at...

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We Were There! More Than 50 Countries Represented at ITI

From the left: Dr. Levine,Dr. Oates and Dr. Huynh-Ba Our globe-trotting doctors recently returned from Amsterdam after attending the 6th International Team for Implantology (ITI) Consensus Conference, a leading event held every five years for dental implant professionals. Both Dr. Levine and Dr. Fava are Fellows of this prestigious association. Dr. Levine was one of 155...

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