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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 »

Great Periodontal Treatment Experience with LANAP

Dr. Vasiliki Batalias at Farber Center for Periodontics & Dental Implants discusses teeth saved by LANAP procedure and patient’s excellent follow-up and self-care. A LANAP Case There was a man in his thirties who saw his dentist the week before to have two molars extracted. As a young man, he was devastated. From there, he… Read more »

Holistic Dental Practice on Long Island

Holistic dentistry is part of the core values of Farber Center for Periodontics and Dental Implants. Oral health is connected to the central nervous system, heart, circulatory system, and immune system among others. Not only does the significance of these numerous mouth-body highlight the importance of preventing and treating oral disease, but it also has significant… Read more »

Pinhole Surgical Technique – A Groundbreaking Procedure

Farber Center offers a groundbreaking procedure known as the Pinhole Surgical Technique. This procedure is an advanced, minimally invasive technique for root coverage that is often needed due to gum recession. Our Pinhole expert, Dr. Chris Chondrogiannis explains why this procedure may be right for you: Advantages of Pinhole Surgical Technique We can treat multiple… Read more »

Smoking Puts Your Oral Health in Jeopardy

Smoking, like many bad habits, is hard to quit. It’s no wonder companies like Nicorette turned the struggles of millions into a multi-million dollar industry. No matter how you shake the habit, it is detrimental to your oral and total body health. Why Should I Quit Smoking? Smokers are at risk for gum disease, tooth… Read more »

Gum Grafts for “Long in the Tooth” Patients

A relatively simply gum graft procedure can help make “long in the tooth” patients look younger. Dr. Alan Farber and his team of periodontists at Farber Center help patients every day choose the right procedure for them.   What is Happening to my Teeth? As periodontal disease progresses over time, the supporting bone begins to shrink… Read more »