Silvaggio Endodontics; Hamilton Dental Designs
DMD, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine; certificate in endodontics, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
Dr. Gil, a diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, loves learning how the latest tech tools can enhance her practice. She ensures that Silvaggio Endodontics and Hamilton Dental Designs has state-of-the-art endodontic equipment and uses CBCT imaging to more accurately diagnose patients, navigate calcified or atypical anatomies and more precisely perform surgeries. She has been performing regenerative procedures since her residency.
“My father. He came to my grade school for a career day to talk about his job as a dentist. His presentation excited me, and I ended up attending his alma mater for dental school.”
“One of the last patients assigned to me in dental school was a college-age man who suffered a severe mental breakdown and was diagnosed with schizophrenia. He had mutilated his teeth, exposing almost all the nerves. I had been seriously considering specializing in endodontics, but having to perform so many root canals—on every type of tooth in the mouth—I was able to more confidently make the decision. It was one of the most satisfying cases I’ve ever had, and it cemented my career path.”
Guided navigation. “I’ve had opportunities in the past to witness medical surgeries performed using robotics, and I think guided navigation is the first move in that direction in dentistry.”
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