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Today’s Trendy Oral Piercings may Lead to Tomorrow’s Periodontal Issues, Says Collegeville Periodontist

COLLEGEVILLE AND PHILADELPHIA, PA – Lots of young adults are getting oral piercings these days as a form of self-expression, but studies show that these artistic gestures could lead to some long term oral health risks. Case reports dating back 11 years have found that oral piercings can cause gum recession, which can lead to decay and periodontal disease, according to the American Academy of ...

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Philadelphia, PA Dental Implants Expert to Appear on Philadelphia Cable Channel

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Dr. David DiGiallorenzo, a Philadelphia, PA dental implants specialist recently taped a segment of The Wellness Hour with Randy Alvarez, which airs at 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday nights on WNET Channel 13 in the Philadelphia market. The segment focuses on spreading the word that there are other options for treating periodontal disease than the traditional “cut and stitch” ...

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Implants Restore Confidence in Denture Wearers, Says Philadelphia Dental Implants Specialist

COLLEGEVILLE AND PHILADELPHIA, PA – Losing teeth shouldn’t mean losing self-confidence and the ability to eat certain foods. And yet, that is what happens to many Americans when they lose their teeth due to trauma, periodontal disease or decay and replace them with traditional dentures. Although dentures can provide an natural-looking alternative for missing teeth, wearers often ...

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Williamsport, PA Periodontist Takes Patients from Toothless to Toothy, Often in one Visit

COLLEGEVILLE AND PHILADELPHIA, PA – We all want a bright white “toothy” smile to show off, but what happens when you are born with congenitally missing teeth? Thanks to modern periodontics, Williamsport periodontist Dr. David DiGiallorenzo is able to alleviate this problem for patients, often in just one visit. The condition of congenitally missing teeth also is referred to as tooth ...

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Philadelphia PA Dental Implants Specialist Celebrates National Sleep Awareness Week to Promote Sleep Apnea Treatment

PHILADELPHIA, PA – March 7-13, 2010 is National Sleep Awareness Week and one Philadelphia, PA periodontist is using it as an opportunity to educate the public on a non-surgical sleep apnea treatment option offered in his practice. In preparation for National Sleep Awareness Week, Dr. David DiGiallorenzo, a Philadelphia, PA dental implants specialist, recently added a new page to his Web site ...

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Pennsylvania Periodontist Provides Treatment for Sleep Apnea

COLLEGEVILLE AND PHILADELPHIA, PA – Snoring has been the scourge of many a marriage throughout history. But in addition to being an annoyance to spouses, snoring can be a sign of a more serious problem: sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a breathing problem caused when the tonsils, tongue or fatty tissue in the throat blocks the airway to the lungs. Approximately 18 million people have sleep ...

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Philadelphia Dental Implants Expert Discusses Five Signs of Sleep Apnea and How to Treat It

PHILADELPHIA, PA– Sleep apnea is a potentially life-threatening condition that affects about 18 million Americans and often can be corrected with a simple oral device. There are at least five signs and symptoms that a person may suffer from sleep apnea, said Philadelphia Dental Implants Dr. David DiGiallorenzo. Choking and Gasping During Sleep People with sleep apnea often exhibit this ...

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Collegeville Periodontist Treats Chronic Inflammatory Disease with LANAP

COLLEGEVILLE AND PHILADELPHIA, PA – Your gums could be killing you. The truth is that chronic oral inflammatory disease- or periodontal disease- can do more than cause tooth loss, said Collegeville Periodontist Dr. David DiGiallorenzo. It can kill you. It is estimated that almost 75 percent of Americans suffer from any of a number periodontal disease forms and aren’t even aware of it, ...

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Philadelphia Periodontist Fights CID With Laser

PHILADELPHIA, PA – The advent of laser periodontal treatment has proven to be useful in painlessly treating a variety of oral problems, including chronic inflammatory disease. Philadelphia Periodontist Dr. David DiGiallorenzo began using laser periodontal treatment in his office earlier this year.  The  laser helps ensure oral problems are treated early enough, which can prevent tooth ...

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Philadelphia, PA Periodontist Uses Nutritional Supplements to Fight Gum Infections

PHILADELPHIA, PA – There is a link between nutrition and periodontal health and the Philadelphia, PA periodontists in Dr. David DiGiallorenzo’s Collegeville and Williamsport practice are working to educate patients on that important link. DiGiallorenzo, a Philadelphia, PA periodontist, introduced two lines of nutritional products- Isagenix and NuVerus- into his practice recently in an ...

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Meet Dr. D

Dr. David DiGiallorenzo received his training at the University of Pennsylvania in the Department of Periodontics and Periodontal Prosthesis in the early 1990s. His training included prosthodontics, orthodontics, periodontics, and advanced oral reconstructive techniques, including oral implantology.

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