Revealing the Truth of Mercury Amalgam Fillings with Dr. David DiGiallorenzo

March 16, 2020

Often referred to simply (and inaccurately) as “silver fillings,” mercury amalgam fillings are comprised of a combination of metals. The most prominent component of these dark, unsightly, and unpredictable fillings is mercury, an element that is toxic to humans. With all of the misleading information available to the public regarding mercury in fillings, it is important to find…

Dental Implant Failure & Antidepressants: What’s the Connection?

March 16, 2020

Antidepressants are used by more teenagers and adults now than ever before. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that one in ten Americans over the age of 12 are on a regular antidepressant regimen. While the majority of mental health professionals agrees that it is a good thing that so many people are being…

Can Brushing My Teeth Lower My Blood Pressure?

March 16, 2020

Getting stuck in long lines, having a flat tire on the interstate, or dealing with a problem child are enough to send your blood pressure through the roof at times. Korean researchers recently discovered another potential culprit of hypertension: poor oral hygiene habits. This study looked at data collected between 2008 and 2010 from 19,560…

PA Periodontists Experts Uses Nutritional Supplements to Fight Gum Infections

March 16, 2020

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The PA periodontists in Dr. David DiGiallorenzo’s Collegeville and Williamsport practice recently began offering two lines of nutritional supplements to patients as a means of promoting the connection between good nutrition and improved periodontal health. DiGiallorenzo, a PA dental implants specialist, introduced Isagenix and NuVerus because studies have shown that nutritional supplements can help patients improve…

Know The Truth About These TMJ Disorder Myths

March 16, 2020

Everyone gets sore muscles from time to time. But when the muscles in your jaw joints (called TMJ) get sore, you could be facing a big problem. If you get a sore back, you can lie down and take it easy. But if you try to do that with your jaw, you won’t be able…

Reshape Your Gums For A Balanced Smile [BLOG]

March 16, 2020

Not every cosmetic dental procedure requires extensive treatment or multiple appointments. Some treatments used to improve the appearance of your smile are much faster and easier than you might think. Sometimes all it takes is a simple teeth whitening treatment at the dentist’s office to take years off of your appearance and to beautify your…

Why We Use Ankylos Implants With Overdentures

March 16, 2020

COLLEGEVILLE, WILLIAMSPORT AND PHILADELPHIA, PA – Ankylos implants offer some distinct benefits to overdenture patients that traditional implants cannot, and for that reason, Philadelphia, PA dental implants expert Dr. David DiGiallorenzo has used them for years. Ankylos is the only implant system that offers a Food and Drug Administration-approved solution to immediately restore form and function for denture wearers,…

LAPIP: Gum Disease Treatment for Dental Implant Patients in PA

March 16, 2020

LAPIP: Gum Disease Treatment for Dental Implant Patients in PA It is estimated that up to 80 percent of patients with dental implants suffer from gum disease surrounding their implanted prosthetics, a condition called peri-implantitis. Like periodontitis (the bacterial infection of gingival tissue surrounding a natural tooth), peri-implantitis can cause bleeding and receding gums, deterioration of bone tissue and eventual loss of the implant…

Soda Industry Giants Coca-Cola & Pepsi Removing BVO from Products

March 16, 2020

Brominated vegetable oil, or BVO, is a toxic chemical that has appeared as an additive in dozens of soft drinks for decades. When consumed over an extended period of time, BVO can accumulate within the body and cause detrimental health effects. In fact, there have been multiple cases in which an individual who consumed excessive…

Periodontal Disease Knows No Age Boundaries

March 16, 2020

WILLIAMSPORT, COLLEGEVILLE AND PHILADELPHIA, PA – When people think of periodontal disease, they typically associate it with adults. But that is a huge misconception, according to a Philadelphia periodontist. Periodontal disease can affect children, too. In fact, studies have shown that almost all youth have gingivitis, which is the first stage of periodontal disease, according to…