3-D Digital Technology Takes Guesswork Out of Implant Placement

Dr. Levine, as seen in Inside Dentistry magazine One of the greatest developments in medicine were x-rays that allowed doctors to see what’s going on inside the human body. Now, a revolutionary digital tool takes regular dental x-rays to a new level. Cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) gives us a three-dimensional (3D) peak inside intricate...

Read More

Did You Know? October is National Dental Hygiene Month

We’re very proud of our team of dental hygienists! They play a critical role in our practice. In addition to helping our patients prevent and control bacteria, our hygienists help educate patients on the best techniques to improve and maintain healthy smiles for long-term success.  Study Club Another way in which the Pennsylvania Center for...

Read More

The Spotlight’s on…Cristina!

Twenty-six-year-old Cristina Delgado is considered a true gem by all of us here at the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics. Although she’s only been with us for a little more than a year as a surgical dental assistant, Cristina’s bubbly personality and team player attitude makes it seem like much longer. Here are...

Read More

Periodontal Health and its Effect on Kidney Disease

Over the last two years, we’ve highlighted research pointing to the relationship between oral and systemic health – serious diseases like cancer, heart disease, diabetes and more. The belief is that bacteria from periodontal inflammation is transported to other areas of the body via influencing factors in the blood. Now new research also links periodontal...

Read More

Fourth Annual Gala for Smiles—Can You Attend or Contribute?

On Saturday, September 29th, the Growing Smiles Foundation will hold its 4th annual “Gala for Smiles” event to raise funds to provide free dental care to underserved children in Peru. More than 200 local dentists and dental students are expected to attend the special evening to be held again at Spring Mill Manor in Ivyland. Tickets...

Read More

Dr. Fava Shares His Professional Skills

Dr Philip Fava now manages a SPEAR Study Club, a professional group dedicated to providing members with excellence in continuing education through meetings and presentations. All meetings actively promote the “Team Approach” of sharing knowledge and expertise. The club’s objective is to constantly improve treatment methods for the benefit of our patients.  The Study Club...

Read More

The Spotlight’s on Erika!

We’re thrilled to bring back our “Spotlight” feature and offer interesting tidbits about members of our team at The Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics. This month’s spotlight is on 22-year-old Erika Geer, one of our more recent surgical assistants. Erika hails from Richboro and has been with us for nearly two years.  Favorite...

Read More

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,...

Read More

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...

Read More

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...

Read More