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"There is no question that dental implants are the biggest advance in dentistry over the last two decades," says Lawrence J. Gordon, DDS, Director, Division of General Dentistry and Program Director, General Practice Residency, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Dr. Gordon's partner, Niles Nicolo, DDS, Associate Program Director for the Hospital's General Practice Residency, adds:
"A person who has worn dentures for 20 years can now replace them with what function as permanent natural teeth."
While implants are not covered by insurance, the work can be done in stages.
"We pride ourselves on offering individualized care including full-mouth rehabilitation crowns and bridges, root canal therapy, gum surgery," Dr. Nicolo says. "Our practice provides the most modern technology, 'state-of-the-art' equipment and the latest pain-free techniques."
Over the past year, Jefferson Dental Associates has grown with the addition of two new associates, Julie Ko-Kim, DMD, and Richard Staller, DMD.
Convenient for Jefferson Employees and New Insurance Options
For Jefferson employees, 415 Ben Franklin House, 9th and Chestnut, is a convenient location.
And Dr. Nicolo says, "We are happy to work with Jefferson employees around their schedules. If an employee needs to come over at 8 a.m. or at lunch time, we can work it out."
To find out the dental care insurance options available to you as a Jefferson employee, call Jefferson Dental Associates at 955-6666.