Dental implants stimulate bone and provide a strong bite. They are an alternative to removable dentures, which cause bone loss and reduced biting forces. Dr. Alan Farber explains why dental implants are the right choice for optimal oral health. What’s Wrong with Dentures? Patients often come to see me with a complete denture that is… Read more »
Pinhole Surgical Technique available from periodontist Dr. Chris Chondrogiannis at Farber Center for Periodontics & Dental Implants in Long Island.
Recent research suggests that there may be an association between oral infections and poorly controlled diabetes, cardiovascular disease and preterm birth. If you have diabetes, you’re already at increased risk of developing gum disease. But chronic gum disease may, in fact, make diabetes more difficult to control, as well.
There are two type of dental implants on the market today, ceramic and titanium implants. Ceramic implants have been used in our practice for about five years at this point.
Your posture and your bite are closely related. When any part of your body is out of alignment with the other parts, there is a similar chain reaction.
At Farber Center we have oral cancer screenings included in our routine maintenance, but how can we prevent it?
Depending on what is needed we pick the right dental homecare instrument and recommend it to the patient. I highly recommend daily brushing, flossing and some electric toothbrushes.
Educating patients is the key to creating trust and creating an environment that is conducive to case acceptance.
If there is improvement, then we can reevaluate at the next hygiene visit. If their condition is staying the same, a treatment plan may be as simple as telling the patient to increase the frequency of their dental hygiene visits in your office until improvement is noted.
When we think about heart disease we should take the time to consider our nutrition. There are key fruits and vegetables that are especially good for your Heart and Teeth.