Acupuncture for TMD

July 1, 2021

Have you ever experienced symptoms of a clicking jaw or earaches? Commonly referred to as “TMJ” in reference to the temporomandibular joint, temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are common issues that occur when the jaw joint is misaligned and causes problems such as pain, inflammation, and the inability to move or operate the jaw. We are proud…

Periodontal Disease

June 1, 2021

Periodontal disease is a bacterial infection of the gums that also affects your teeth and sometimes the bones around your teeth. Periodontal disease or periodontitis is the more advanced stage of this bacterial infection. Gum irritation and the beginning of the periodontal disease is called gingivitis. Common Symptoms of Periodontal Disease All cases of periodontal…

Lupus and Your Oral Health: Join Us For A Virtual Event!

May 1, 2021

Greetings from Lanap & Implant Center! Our team is excited to invite you to an exclusive event hosted by our very own Dr. David DiGiallorenzo, DMD, which will be held June 1, 2021, from 7 pm – 8 pm via Zoom. During this webinar, we will explore the effects Lupus can have on your oral…

What Are Dental Implants?

April 6, 2021

Dental implants are a common solution to missing teeth. The most common types of dental implants are comprised of three main pieces – the implant, the abutment, and the crown. The implant serves as an artificial root to the replacement teeth. Once the implant is embedded in the jawbone, your bone will begin to grow…

World Oral Health Day

March 18, 2021

It’s March, which means that World Oral Health Day is upon us! It is celebrated globally every year on March 20th and is the largest global awareness campaign for oral health. March 20th is a day to celebrate oral health and spread the message about good oral hygiene practices for both adults and children alike…

Gum Disease Awareness

February 1, 2021

February is Gum Disease Awareness Month and oral health professionals across the globe are taking the time to raise public awareness about gum disease. Our goal is to educate the public on gum disease and the consequences of leaving it untreated while encouraging patients to take a more active role in bettering their oral health.…

TMJ Treatment

January 26, 2021

What do TMJ and TMD mean? You may have heard your friends and family describing their diagnosis of TMJ, with symptoms of a clicking jaw or earaches, while others refer to it by a different name, TMD. Though these terms can sound the same, they refer to different conditions and we are here to offer…

How Diabetes May Affect Your Oral Health

January 13, 2021

Did you know that over 30 million people in the United States are currently diagnosed with diabetes? It is estimated one-third of adults in the United States may not even know they have diabetes. As the numbers rise in our country, awareness is vital to the prevention and management of this disease. Diabetes is a…

Periodontics: The Practice of Prevention

January 13, 2021

The job of your periodontist is to prevent and treat periodontal disease. A periodontist’s responsibilities include the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease- but up until that point, prevention is our primary goal. Periodontists are also experts in treating oral inflammation, which is frequently an early sign of a developing problem. Periodontist Training Your periodontist…

A Letter To Our Family & Friends regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19)

March 16, 2020

Dear Friends, At the Lanap & Implant Center of Pennsylvania, it has always been our goal to protect the health and safety of our patients and staff. The Lanap & Implant Center of Pennsylvania uses Intensive Universal Precautions and Transmission-Based Precautions. However, based on the very serious nature of this virus and pandemic the office is closed…