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February 2022 Newsletter

February 2022 Newsletter
Help Your Friends and Family
Resolve to Improve Their
Oral Health in 2022
The next time a family member, friend or coworker asks if you know a great dentist tell them about us! This Gift of Health entitles the new patient to a $50 credit toward any dental fee.
February is
Dental Health Month
Cancer Treatments
Do Affect
Your Oral Health
Cancer treatments affects your oral health in a multitude of ways. The deleterious effects can be lasting and permanent. It is important to initiate a protocol to help combat the adverse effects immediately. Chemotherapy and radiation will reduce your immune response and disrupt your endocrine system creating susceptibility to all facets of dental disease and adverse outcomes such as thrush( oral fungal infections), tooth loss, decay, periodontal disease, dry mouth, and painful oral lesions related to viral, bacterial and immune related events. Critical cellular cofactors and enzymes become deficient. The electrical system of the body can become unbalanced and disrupted.
Immune enhancement and rebalancing can
include :
  • Supportive biohealth iv or oral supplementation and nutrition including high dose Vit D3/K2, VIT C, GLUTATHIONE, PROBIOTICS, COQ10, and B VITAMINS.
  • Stress reduction protocols / meditation
  • Acupuncture
  • Hyperbaric oxygen
  • Ozone
  • Myofascial Therapy
  • Infrared sauna
  • Organic diet
From an oral perspective, maintaining a oral healthy environment can and should include:
  • Probiotic troches/ mints
  • Regular maintenance
  • Coconut oil pulling
  • MI Paste to restore calcium ions to the tooth surfaces
  • Xylitol gums and mints
  • Treatment to remediate inflammation
Cervical Carie’s or root surface decay causes decay below the gum line. This is a very common post cancer treatment finding.
This is difficult to treat and begins the death spiral of the dentition. Current therapeutic options can include root canal, surgical intervention and then a crown. This often is not the best option. Thousands of dollars of therapy with a poor long term prognosis. This may not alleviate the problem, as it is a systemic issue. Therefore, early interventional tooth replacement utilizing metal free options can be a more substantive long term approach from a susceptibility, longevity and cost perspective.
Many treatments can be initiated to deal with post therapeutic oral lesions.
If you have been struggling with your oral health post cancer we are happy to help. Please give our offices a call at either 570-322-4741 in South Williamsport, Pa. or 610-409-6064 in Collegeville, Pa. for an appointment.
DiGiallorenzo DMD
& Associates
If dental issues are negatively affecting your life, confidence and overall health, you’ve come to the right place. For more than 20 years, Dr. David DiGiallorenzo has changed the lives of patients from throughout the U.S. with his state-of-the-art holistic approach to modern dental care.
Dr. DiGiallorenzo, Dr. Henry Hsu, and the other well-trained professionals at our advanced centers for periodontal and dental implant care focus on laser, aesthetic and reconstructive periodontics, dental implantology, advanced reconstructive case management, advanced Teeth in a Day, and TMJ.
Patient Testimonials
We’re proud of what our patients say about us. If you or someone you know is in need of our services, please see our patient testimonials.
Don’t Forget to Take Your
Nutritionals to Enhance
Your Immune System
Learn how foot reflexology can increase health.
Dr. DiGiallorenzo and
Dr. Hsu are pleased
to announce our practice was voted
“2021 Best Dentist”
in Main Line Today’s
“Best of” list.
We have received this recognition in 2020,
2019, 2018, 2016,
2015, 2014 & 2008.
Thank you to those who voted for us and like us on Facebook.
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Maximize Your
Dental Savings
for Next Year!
Did you know that you can use the funds you have in your Health Savings and Flexible Spending Account towards dental care?
Plan now for 2022 to place funds into your Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts for services in 2022.
Most dental services that diagnose, prevent or treat decay and other oral health problems are eligible.
Don’t delay as there is a limited time you are able to make contributions into these accounts with your employer for the next period. This will help to maximize any dental insurance benefits you may have.
Ask Dr. D
Have a question for
Dr. David DiGiallorenzo?
He’s happy to answer it.
Click here and ask away!
The Wellness Center
Our dental wellness center is open. The center integrates an array of services such as acupuncture, cranial sacral therapy, reflexology, massage, detoxification, and laser therapies for chronic pain. . Learn more here.
Contact Us
Collegeville Office
184 W. Main Street, Suite 200
Collegeville, PA 19426
Phone: (610) 409-6064
Fax: (610) 409-2783
Williamsport Office
2685 Euclid Ave.
Williamsport, PA 17702
Phone: (570) 322-4741
Fax: (570) 323-6110
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