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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 »

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 »