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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

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’s 15 facts you may not know: 1. Saliva Helps You Taste Without all that saliva in your mouth you… Read more »

Dental Implants & Dental Implant Problems

The Farber Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics knows that as we age proper tooth maintenance can become difficult. If you are missing a tooth or teeth and have read our blog post on “Increased Tooth Loss for Senior Citizens” you already know you are not alone. Luckily, if you are unhappy with your smile… Read more »

Psoriasis and Gum Disease – An Overlooked Connection

In honor of National Psoriasis Awareness Month we explore the often overlooked connection between psoriasis and gum disease. Like many other ailments, one can worsen the other. What Does Psoriasis Have to Do With Your Gums? Recent studies show that people with psoriasis are 4.4 times more likely to have gum disease than people without… Read more »

Bruxism Can Be a Grind

We should probably start off by letting you know that “bruxism” is actually a fancy term used to describe excessive grinding of the teeth, usually at night—but it can also occur during the day. It can be difficult to know if you are grinding your teeth while you are asleep because…well, you are asleep. Visiting… Read more »