Dear valued patients:

Due to recent recommendations from the CDC and mandates from the State of Pennsylvania, our office will be closed effective immediately to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Your health, and the health of our dedicated staff matters to us, so going forward we will suspend all non-emergency care through May 31st. Patients will be seen only for urgent and emergency dental needs. If you have what you consider an emergency, please call the office and you will be directed to reach Dr. Spilkia. If you are scheduled for an appointment in the upcoming weeks, expect a call from us to reschedule that appointment.

Thank you for your understanding. Be safe and stay healthy!
Dr. Spilkia Regarding Emergency Care During Covid-19
New Patients: (267) 463-2777 | Existing Patients: (215) 624-1935
7052-56 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19135
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Why might a Philadelphia Dentist suggest Clear Braces such as Invisalign?

Clear Braces from Dr. Spilkia in Philadelphia, PA

There are many reasons a Philadelphia dentist may suggest a patient undergo orthodontic treatment. Some need to address a bite condition, and others want to straighten the teeth in the dental arch, or are adamant about achieving a beautiful, perfect smile!

Correcting the Bite

Many patients have overbite, under bite, or cross bite, which are caused by a poorly aligned jaw. This causes patients to experience ineffective biting and chewing, which can cause a lot of damage to the teeth and is bad for the jaw. By realigning the teeth and correcting the bite, patients can experience less tension in their jaw and enjoy better chewing efficiency.

Straightening the Dental Arch

Patients with misaligned teeth may be at a higher risk for periodontal disease. When teeth are not properly aligned, it can result in many spaces and crevices for food particles, plaque, and tartar to collect in. It is more difficult to brush and floss; and patients may develop gum disease without proper care. By straightening the dental arch, patients will improve the effectiveness of their dental care and can reduce their risk for gingivitis, gum disease, and tooth decay.

Improving the Aesthetics of a Smile

In most cases, patients want to achieve a more attractive smile. People with misaligned teeth and overcrowding often desire a perfect smile, and can use orthodontics to achieve this. Many patients improve their confidence and self-esteem with orthodontics, and can make positive changes in their personal and business lives with a beautiful, stunning smile!
Dr. Spilkia of David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry is happy to offer these benefits for patients with clear braces such as Invisalign. This system uses clear aligner trays to readjust the teeth into a better position gently and comfortably for both aesthetics and function. Many patients choose Invisalign over traditional orthodontics due to their ability to improve the smile in a discreet and comfortable manner.
If you live in the Philadelphia area and are considering the benefits of clear braces such as Invisalign, now is the time to consult Dr. Spilkia and his team to find out if you are an appropriate candidate for this revolutionary orthodontic solution.
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Dr. David Spilkia - David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry

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Dr. David Spilkia has been attending to the dental needs of the communities of Philadelphia, PA for almost three decades and is trusted by his patients. Having started his education at The City College of New York and graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1983, he practiced dentistry for a few years, before starting the David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in 1988.

Among the range of cosmetic and general dentistry procedures provided by Dr. Spilkia are restorative dentistry, dental implants, smile makeovers, and Invisalign orthodontics.
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Forget The Rest and Visit The Best Dr. Spilkia!! I had taken my daughter for a second opinion, because her previous dentist said she need root canal on her front tooth that required root canal and caped. Dr. Spilkia agreed. My daughter did need root canal on the tooth but said the could do this from the back if her tooth and filled it! NO CAP he is now our family dentist!!
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