Dr. Peter Susanin

Dentistry - Periodontics
Devon, PA
35 years experience male

Locations

Devon Periodontal and Dental Implant Center; 227 W Lancaster Avenue, Devon, PA 19333; 610-687-0339; www.devondentalimplantcenter.com

Devon, PA

Address

227 W Lancaster Avenue, Devon, PA
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My office hours

Thursday: 7:30am - 5:30pm
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Fax

(610) 687-8300

Insurances accepted

No Value

About

Bio

Dr. Peter Susanin graduated with a Biology Degree from Villanova University in 1982, was awarded a dental degree from Temple Dental School in 1986 and completed his Surgical Periodontal Residency from Tufts University School of Dentistry in Boston in 1988. Dr. Susanin completed his Dental Implant Training from The Institute for Advanced Dental Studies in Boston in 1989. Dr. Susanin has been in his Devon location since 1994 and continues to be known in the community for his incisonless method of removing teeth as well as placement of dental implants. A welcoming dental hygiene program is also available. With a focus on the future, Dr. Susanin has kept up to date on many continuing educational classes, ensuring that his patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced dental care.

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Dentistry - Periodontics

Periodontics

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Possible paresthesia: Removal of lower wisdom teeth that are in proximity to the mandibular canal can have the possibility of causing temporary or permanent paresthesia or ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Tooth Loss: It is important to remember that all dental wounds heal, it just takes time. Utilization of a q-tip with some warm water will help keep the area clea... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Connecting Component: The connecting components may have to be modified or changed to help improve the degree of retention
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Bicuspid Extractions: No, once dental bicuspids are removed that is a permanent situation. Replacements can be by dental implant insertion and restoration.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Halitosis/Bad Breath: It has been recommended that there is an enhange of bacteria when kissing someone. If that individual has halitosis or "bad breath", it is reasonable... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Bicuspid Extractions: Traditionally, smaller mouths had bicuspid removal years ago. The technology today focuses on palatal and mandibular expansion to help create room to... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Chewing Gum: It has not yet been documented that chewing gum has a beneficial effect for puffy cheeks. I recommend a dental evaluation to see what the cause of th... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Toothpaste: I am not sure that I have ever heard that there is a "rule" about swallowing toothpaste. Ingestion of toothpaste is something that should be discusse... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Gums that bleed: It has been documented that bleeding gums indicate a likelihood of periodontal or gum disease. It is recommended to visit your dentist to have this e... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Smoking: It is a reasonable recommendation to limit or restrict the amount of smoke that enters a mouth for obvious health reasons. It has been documented tha... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Whitening Teeth: It is important to remember that all claims made may not have the required dental research behind a particular product. It is recommended to bring th... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Bleeding Gums: It has been documented that bleeding of the gums can occur despite reasonable oral hygiene. I recommend an dental evaluation to determine the presenc... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Black Spot in Gums: Without seeing this "black spot", it is hard to know what to say. I recommend seeing your local dentist as soon as possible for investigation of this... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Hard Palate: It would depend on what circumstance caused this "hard palate scaring". I recommend visiting your dentist as soon as possible to help determine what ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Toothpaste: There is no documentation that dirt and the removal of dental bacteria are related. It has been shown to treat the mouth carefully with no extremes o... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Dental Abscess: If there was a dental consultation to evaluate the possibility of an abscess, antibiotics usually take a few days to take effect. If the symptoms con... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Susanin
Dentistry - Periodontics 35 years experience
Baking Soda: Baking soda can be used to help maintain dental health. It is very important to dilute the baking soda to minimize an abrasive effect. It has not be... Read More
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Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

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Recommendations
Nov 30, 2012
I endorse this dentist. Peter, is not only an excellent Periodontist, but he is a true gentleman. He is kind, compassionate and soft spoken. Nice to find in a Periodontist.
Nov 30, 2012
I endorse this dentist. Dr. Susanin is an excellent periodontist. He is skillful and very compassionate. It is a pleasure to work with him.
Nov 30, 2012
I endorse this dentist. Dr. Susannin is a great Periodontist and patients like his bedside manner.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, 1986
Graduated 1986MD

Medical/Graduate school

Tufts University School of Medicine, MA, Certificate in Periodontics, 1988
Graduated 1988MD

Residency

Tufts Medical and Dental Program,1988
Completed 1988

Awards

Awarded to Top Dentist List of the Main Line, June 2013
President Elect to the prestigious Academy of Stomatology, 2013

Affiliations

American Dental Association
Academy of Stomatology
Devon Dental Implant Center
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