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Heart Disease & Gum Disease

It might surprise you to learn about the increased belief that proper oral hygiene can positively affect your entire body! The Farber Center wants to help you dedicate the new year to becoming the healthiest you possible.  Fortunately, we don’t need you to sign-up for a gym membership—though exercise is important!—you just need to take… Read more »

Eating with All on 4

If you read our most recent blog post, you are aware of the many advantages that come with All on 4 Surgery. The process is truly revolutionizing the world of dental implants, allowing people to receive a beautiful uniform set of teeth. The Farber Center for Periodontics and Dental Implants believes it is important for… Read more »

All on 4 Procedure: A reason to smile

If you are unfamiliar with the All on 4 procedure, it has revolutionized the dental implant process. All on 4 procedure can replace an entire row of teeth with only 4 implants! Not only does the method lessen the number of implants needed to replace a full row of teeth. It also eliminates the need… Read more »

Dental Implant Strength: What Are The Advantages?

We have written a few blog posts on the topic of dental implants—you can read our introduction to dental implants here: http://longislandperio.com/blog/2018/08/14/dental-implant-problems/ — but we are frequently asked about their advantages. While the question is never the same, people want to know about dental implant strength. In this blog post, we will note the advantages/disadvantages… Read more »

Dental Implant Problems and How to Avoid Them!

Dental Implants, as a whole, have a very high success rate. Some people do experience dental implant problems. However, it is estimated that only about 5 percent of dental implants fail. The Farber Center wants to keep you informed of the steps you can take to help minimize the chance of dental implant problems. Gum… Read more »

The Oral Cancer Screening Process

October is National Oral Hygiene Month and to celebrate the Farber Center is offering 50% off all of the oral cancer screening processes this month! We are aware that anything with the word “cancer” in the name can be intimidating, but it is vital to remember early diagnosis is the most important factor in successfully treating oral… Read more »

Using Your Insurance Payouts – Use it or Lost it!

Believe it or not, you could be losing hundreds of dollars this year. The reason is simple: each year your dental benefits do not roll over. Although the amount of money your insurance plan offers depends on the company, all companies do not honor unused benefits. Our advice? Use them while you still can. Here are… Read more »

Periodontal Disease (Periodontitis) and Diabetes

If you are a loyal reader of the Farber Center blog than you already know diabetes will increase the risk of developing periodontitis (gum disease). In this blog post, we will delve into the connection between diabetes and gum disease and discuss their connection. What are Periodontitis and Diabetes? Diabetes Our bodies typically create energy… Read more »

6 Ways to Strengthen Your Bite

Your bite determines whether you’re reaching for an apple or a smoothie. Although both are delicious, you may want that crunch sensation of a whole apple. So what do you do when your teeth aren’t strong enough to take a bite? While dental implants may in fact be necessary to correct your bite strength, there… Read more »

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Mouth

Chances are, you use your mouth for the majority of your day. Most of us go through our daily morning routine without giving much thought to what is going on in our mouths. Sure we brush our teeth and floss, but what’s really going on in there? Here are 15 facts you may not know:… Read more »