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Arthritis and the Connection to Your Oral Health

Conditions like arthritis can have a direct impact on your oral health. Over the last decade doctors have discovered a strong link between oral health and total body health. According to Sally Cram of the American Dental Association, physicians are taking a holistic approach to their patients’ overall health. The same can be said for… Read more »

The Best Foods For Your Oral Health

There is a pretty good chance that you’ve heard the saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” The popular phrase has been around since the 1860s, though it was previously the much wordier “Eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.” While there is no… Read more »

Chipped Teeth: More Than Just a Cosmetic Problem

Do you have chipped teeth? Although our teeth are naturally strong, certain stresses can cause chips, cracks and breaks. While this may appear to be merely a cosmetic issue, a chipped tooth may indicate oral health issues.  How Did I Chip My Teeth? Common causes of chipped or cracked teeth include: Biting something hard like… Read more »

Bone Grafting: What You Need to Know

You may be wondering what exactly bone grafting is and what it has to do with dental implants. Farber Center offers bone grafting as one of its many services. It is a key method to restore your smile through regeneration. Farber Center periodontist Dr. Chris Chondrogiannis breaks down the procedure and what you need to… Read more »

Our Dental Forums Aim to Educate Long Island

Farber Center is dedicated to furthering the education of all dentists and hygienists on Long Island through our dental forums. Moreover, as leaders in periodontology on Long Island, we raise the bar for other dentists and hygienists. We offer a way to learn exciting new dental advancements. Additionally, the clubs provide an opportunity to network. … Read more »

Periodontal Cosmetic Surgery Leads to Dramatic Results

Periodontal cosmetic surgery at Farber Center on Long Island can remove excess gum tissue and reshape the gum line. The procedure is often fast and easy. Am I a Candidate for Periodontal Cosmetic Surgery? For some people, as their teeth grow into their mouth, excess gum tissue grows along with the teeth. In other words,… Read more »

Pinhole Surgical Technique Training

Farber Center’s Dr. Chris Chondrogiannis underwent specialized training to become certified in the Pinhole Surgical Technique. This was his experience: The Training Course The training for the surgical technique was an intense two-day course with the inventor of the technique, Dr. John Chao.  It includes meticulous attention to the instrumentation that Dr. Chao has patented. The… Read more »

Periodontists with Three Different Specialties

Farber Center features a staff of three of the top periodontists in their field. Each has their own speciality as well as decades of experience in the dental profession. Our Periodontists Dr. Alan Farber Biography Dr. Farber earned his B.A in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin and his D.D.S from the University… Read more »