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…

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009- PHILADELPHIA, PA – The private practice of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania periodontist and dental implantologist Dr. David Digiallorenzo has become the first specialty office in the greater Philadelphia area to offer laser treatment for gum disease. Digiallorenzo recently purchased the PerioLase laser made by Millennium Dental Technologies. “There is no doubt that this treatment is…

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PHILADELPHIA, PA – In the nearly two years since Philadelphia, PA Periodontist Dr. David DiGiallorenzo’s practice was chosen by Z-Systems to be the first U.S. office to offer the metal-free implant alternative, a multitude of our patients have benefited from the innovative system. Dr. DiGiallorenzo, a Philadelphia, PA dental implants specialist, was selected in 2009 by the Swiss…

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May is Stroke Awareness Month, and that’s a great time to understand the connection between periodontal disease and stroke risk. People with gum disease are nearly twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery disease as those who don’t have gum disease. Many professionals will tell you to eat healthy and exercise more to reduce your…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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