Meet Dr. Ishita Bhavsar, BDS, DMD, MS

Implant Dentist & Periodontist in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia  Periodontist  Dr.  Ishita  Bhavsar

Dr. Bhavsar is passionate about providing the highest quality dental care to all her patients. She has attained extensive training in the field of dentistry and specializes in periodontics. She values the importance of maintaining her patients’ teeth for a lifetime with a goal to promote good oral health which benefits overall systemic health. Her practice philosophy is to provide minimally invasive and conservative periodontal treatments to provide optimal and personalized dental care. Her expertise includes treating periodontal disease, placement of dental implants, crown lengthening, sinus lifts, ridge augmentation, soft tissue grafting and treatment of peri-implantitis utilizing advanced technology and latest materials. She believes in establishing a healthy relationship with all her patients and treats each patient as her family.

Dr. Bhavsar completed a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree from Mumbai, India and a Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from Penn Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her advanced specialty training in Periodontics and Implant Surgery at the University of Kentucky, School of Dentistry, where she served as a Chief Resident during her third year of training. She is also trained to administer IV sedation and is currently American Board of Periodontology (ABP) eligible. She has several peer reviewed research publications and a book chapter in top tier dental journals. During her residency training, she also completed her Master of Science (MS) Degree in Oral Biology with her thesis focused on salivary biomarkers in diagnosing and treating peri-implantitis.

She lives in the Philadelphia Mainline area with her family (and two little ones). In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and cooking.

Awards and Scholarships

  • University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
  • First place in Graduate Student Clinical Research Award 2017
  • Best poster presentation award – 3rd Annual Implant Symposium 2016
  • First place in Graduate Student/ Resident Translation Clinical Research Award 2016
  • Ezra Gillis Graduate Scholarship 2015
  • Ezra Gillis Graduate Scholarship 2014

Professional Affiliations

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of Osseointegration
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
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