Philadelphia Dental Implants Pro Dr. D Lectures on No Bone Loss System
August 22, 2009 (PRLEAP.COM) Health NewsAugust 22, 2009 - PHILADELPHIA, PA - In a recent lecture held in Honolulu, Hawaii, Philadelphia periodontist Dr. David DiGiallorenzo presented a lecture on the world's leading dental implant technology to Hawaii's top dentists. The lecture, titled, "Ankylos: the Esthetic and Functional Advantage," promoted the benefits of the Ankylos Implant System, a popular dental implant system.
This system provides biomechanical stability between the abutment and implant according to Dr. DiGiallorenzo. Meaning, there is no degenerative effects to the bone or gum cells in the jaw.
"We are redefining our parameters for acceptable biological responses, and understand that zero bone loss is a reality as documented by the success of the Ankylos Implant System," said the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania dental implants specialist.
The convention, held on July 23, hosted over 30 doctors from local practices eager to learn more about the Ankylos system. Dr. Digiallorenzo is a key opinion leader and was a pilot clinician 6 years ago when the FDA approved the Ankylos implant system on the North American Market.
"We just completed a four day invitation-only world symposium in Florida, hosted by Dentsply International with the world leaders in the field," said Dr. DiGiallorenzo. "The consensus was that the maintenance of bone is crucial in ensuring the successful esthetic outcome after years of use. The Ankylos implants provide not only bone and soft tissue stability but biomechanical stability [as well], which is key to preventing the fracture of implant components after millions of chewing cycles."
Dr. DiGiallorenzo has placed over 5,000 implants in his career and teaches nationally and internationally on dental implants and related topics. His next presentation will be at the American Academy of Periodontology in Boston, Massachusetts in September.
If you would like to learn more about dental implants, or you would like to schedule a consultation with Philadelphia, Pennsylvania periodontist Dr. David DiGiallorenzo, please call (610) 409-6064 in Collegeville; (570) 322-4741 in Williamsport; or visit his Web site: http://www.perioimplants.us/.
About Dr. David Digiallorenzo
Dr. David Digiallorenzo, or "Dr. D," graduated from Temple University School of Dentistry in 1993 and completed a specialty in periodontics and dental implantology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995.
He is an associate clinical professor at the University of Pennsylvania in the Department of Periodontics. He teaches nationally and internationally and is a regular contributor to dental literature. He is the only the periodontist in the Delaware valley providing the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure.
Dr. D's private practice in suburban Philadelphia concentrates on periodontics, dental implantology, advanced reconstructive case management and TMJ treatment. It is a unique dental spa with two full-time massage therapists that specialize in reflexology, reiki, massage, aromatherapy and homeopathy. This combination creates a relaxed, optimal healing response.
Dr. D has two office locations: 184 W. Main St., Ste. 200, in Collegeville, PA; and 121 E. Fourth St. in Williamsport, PA.
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