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Month: August 2017

Is Fluoride Necessary?

Although fluoride is not essential to every person, fluoride can be a huge help to those who have periodontal disease. Every patient we see in our office receives a fluoride treatment unless they do not want it. Fluoride helps in the process of fighting gum disease and maintaining your overall oral health. Throughout the day,… Read more »

Medford Periodontist Discusses Temporary Restorations

  Medford Periodontist Discusses Temporary Restorations Medford periodontist Dr. Alan H. Farber explains why temporary restorations after dental implant treatment help ensure great looking final restorations. After dental implants are placed, a temporary restoration is often used for a number of reasons: With the temporary restoration, patients can get a good idea of how the… Read more »

Missing Teeth? We’re Here to Help

Are you missing teeth? Putting off replacing missing teeth could mean much more than merely hurting your image and self-esteem.   The Consequences of Missing Teeth When it comes to teeth, they serve three different, important functions: eating, communicating and smiling. When one of your teeth are missing, you could suffer in the long run…. Read more »

Overcoming Dental Fear with Compassion and New Technology

Overcoming Dental Fear with Compassion and New Technology Hauppauge periodontist wins over patients who have fear of the dentist with compassion and new technology to keep patients comfortable during dental visits. Patients come in sometimes and they have a fear of the dentist or feel embarrassed to see us because they have neglected their oral… Read more »