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
Located 2 Blocks from Frankford & Cottman Avenues | Directions

Philadelphia dentist can perform periodontal surgery to treat gum disease.

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At David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, patients battling gum disease are taken care of from beginning to end. Dr. Spilkia and his staff provide both preventative services and expert treatment of periodontal conditions such as gum disease.

An excess build-up of plaque on a patient’s teeth that goes untreated can lead to gingivitis. In turn, untreated gingivitis can turn into gum disease. The farther along in this process the patient gets without being treated, the harder it is to reverse the effects. Gum disease begins with a buildup of too much bacteria. This bacteria can lead to the receding of gums and even tooth decay and loss.

Dr. David Spilkia and his amazing team have treated every stage of this condition many times. They know that the best way to prevent gum disease is with effective oral hygiene practices and regular dental care. Besides providing excellent teeth cleaning services, they also explain the warning signs and provide treatment tips for patients to do at home. Good brushing and flossing habits can go a very long way towards preventing gingivitis and gum disease, and both adults and children patients are taught how to properly clean their teeth in order to avoid a harmful buildup of bacteria on their teeth and gums.

Dr. Spilkia has also seen gum disease resulting from a wide variety of causes. Teeth clenching and grinding can often lead to weaker dental health. This in turn can create a higher susceptibility to gum disease. Drastic hormonal changes, such as during pregnancy also produce side effects that can ultimately result in periodontal disease. Dr. Spilkia has seen all of these different scenarios many times, and he and his staff are ready to handle them. They specialize in gum contouring to reshape gums affected by recession so that not only the teeth are healthier, but the whole mouth is as well.

At David Spilkia Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, they know the fight against gingivitis and gum disease starts by teaching oral hygiene habits from the beginning. If you find yourself needing the help and expertise of a licensed professional, call today to schedule an appointment.

 

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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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