Improve Your Gum Health with Recession Regeneration

Even patients who take great care of their teeth can experience oral health issues. As one example, sometimes exposed dental roots (perhaps simply from years of overzealous brushing) can increase your risk of cavities, cause tooth sensitivity and decrease your confidence in your smile. Gum recession can also result from periodontitis (severe gum disease), smoking...

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Smokers: Quitting Now May Help You Save Your Teeth

When you visit the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics (at either of our two convenient locations) one of the first questions we’ll ask you is if you smoke. Actually, if you’re a tobacco user in any form we’ll be able to offer unique reasons why you may want to quit from our specialty’s...

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Fighting Tooth and Nail to Save Your Teeth

Dr. Eric Schoenebeck recently wrote about gum disease for Healtholine, a website written by contributing physicians, counselors, coaches and nutritionists. The article discusses how hard we work to help you keep your natural teeth whenever possible. Although our board-certified periodontists are experts at placing dental implants (always the best option if tooth replacement ultimately is...

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Periodontal Inflammation Must be Promptly Addressed

In Periodontal Priorities-The Diagnostics and Treatment Changing Perio Care , author Laura Dorr interviews various periodontal professionals across the country, including our Dr. Levine, to discuss pandemic-related issues in oral health, periodontal disease treatments and more. In the article, Dr. Levine notes that “inflammation is the big key word, and there’s quite a bit of...

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What are Mandibular Tori?

Also known as tori bone, mandibular tori are bony overgrowths that can form next to the teeth inside the mouth, most commonly on the lower arch. These bony protrusions, normally covered by skin, may be present for many years and then grow. If they get too big they can, while normally painless and harmless, become...

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Experts in Periodontal Plastic Surgery

Often, when you hear the phrase “plastic surgery,” you envision medical doctors performing corrective facial and body procedures. But periodontists, considered the oral plastic surgeons of dentistry, also provide important reconstructive and restorative plastic surgery procedures— for your smile. In addition to treating gum disease, our board-certified periodontists help protect your teeth and gums by...

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Have You Heard? It’s Even Easier to See Us Now

As some of you may be aware, Dr. Fava took over the practice of Dr. John Di Girolamo – known as Butler Pike Periodontal Associates in Ambler, PA – in 2017 after Dr. Di Girolamo’s untimely death. Dr. Girolamo had a wonderful reputation as a great and caring clinician, providing his local community with expert...

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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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