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Periodontal Treatment Success is a Team Effort

Periodontal treatment requires the cooperation the patient, the general dentist, and the periodontist. This collaboration leads to a successful treatment. Dr. Alan Farber explains the process for evaluating a patient to determine their periodontal treatment.  Evaluation for Periodontal Treatment We Need to Answer the Following Questions: Is the gum tissue tighter around the teeth and… Read more »

Flossing – The Key to Your Best Mouth

When it comes to your oral hygiene flossing is more important than brushing your teeth, says Farber Center hygienist Kristen Ranaldo. However, most people leave it out of their daily oral care routine.  Why Should I Floss? Brushing twice a day can only reach so far in your mouth.  However, flossing removes plaque from your teeth… Read more »

Periodontal Disease: A Treatable Condition

Periodontal or gum disease is a silent, but progressive disease that leads to tooth loss.  However, with proper diagnosis, periodontal disease is treatable. What is Periodontal Disease? The term “periodontal”means “around the tooth.” Periodontal disease is a common inflammatory condition. It affects the supporting and surrounding soft tissues of the tooth. There are different stages… Read more »

Fluoride – A Helpful Tool for Your Oral Health

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. It helps in the process of fighting gum disease and maintaining your overall oral health. What Does Fluoride… Read more »

Temporary Restorations – An After-Treatment Solution

Dr. Alan H. Farber explains why temporary restorations after dental implant treatment help ensure great looking final restorations. What are Temporary Restorations? Temporary restorations are a temporary filling for a prepared tooth used until permanent restoration is carried out. Why are They Used? After a professional places the dental implants, they temporary restorations for a… 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 »

New Technology and Compassion – Overcoming Dental Fear

Our periodontists help patients who fear the dentist with compassion and new technology. We make it our goal to ensure patients are comfortable during their visits. Scared of the Dentist? Sometimes our new patients vocalize their fear of the dentist. If they neglected their oral health care for a long time because of that fear… Read more »

Referrals & Word-of-Mouth – Our Favorite Way of Meeting You

Getting referrals from our patients is the greatest compliment we could ever receive. Here at Farber Center, we value the opinions of each and every patient. We continually thank our patients for their trust and appreciation shown to us. Over the past 30 years, we have enjoyed seeing your loved ones. When people refer us… Read more »

Turn a Gummy Smile into a Beautiful Smile

A gummy smile can turn into a beautiful smile with the help of the periodontists at Farber Center for Periodontics & Dental Implants. What is a Gummy Smile? As dentists, they look at people as they smile and evaluate what they see. Some people have a very big smile, and still do not show their… Read more »