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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 »

LANAP Boot Camp Trains Dental Professionals

Farber Center hosted Millennium Dental’s Long Island LANAP Boot Camp on November 10, 2018. A Culture of Education We maintain a strong belief in continuing education. We believe every Long Island dental professional benefits from obtaining as much training as possible.  With this in mind, many of our patients reap the benefits of the LANAP… Read more »

Fighting Hunger and Oral Cancer Together

For our fourth annual Food Drive we partnered with Long Island Cares. Their motto: “together we can help fight hunger on Long Island.” Long Island Cares Long Island Cares dedicates itself to helping the Long Island community through its food bank and other services. Those services include: Baxter’s Pet Pantry, with headquarters in Hauppauge, NY,… Read more »

LANAP vs. Traditional Periodontal Surgery

LANAP (Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure) produces less discomfort and faster recovery compared to a traditional periodontal treatment. As a certified LANAP clinician, Long Island periodontist Dr. Vasiliki Batalias sees those results firsthand. Advantages of LANAP for a Patient It only targets the diseased tissue. The procedure kills bacteria that we are not able to… Read more »

Laser Pocket Disinfection Treatment – A Gum Solution

Long Island patients with gingivitis benefit from the Laser Pocket Disinfection treatment – a service provided right here at Farber Center.  What is Laser Pocket Disinfection Treatment? We know the irritation of their gums can alter their everyday lives. Laser Pocket Disinfection Treatment improves the health of your gums with lasting results.  We utilize the… Read more »

Periodontal Scaling and Root Planing Removes Bacteria

Long Island periodontist Dr. Alan H. Farber explains that some patients need periodontal scaling to remove bacteria and promote long-term dental health. Preventative Care Program Most of our patients come to see us and their dentist four times a year.  However the more prevention, the more bacteria you keep out of your mouth.  The bacteria… Read more »

Dental Implants: Allowing You to Bite Into Any Apple

A strong bite is essential to everyday life. With apple season in out midst, you want to make sure your bite is strong enough to enjoy your favorite one. What is My Bite Like? You may wonder, how does one know if they have a healthy set of teeth or not? The best way to… Read more »