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Increased Tooth Loss for Senior Citizens

The Farber Center for Periodontics knows the difficulty associated with aging and the effect it can have on your teeth. The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research states that 27.27% of seniors over the age of 65 have no remaining teeth. Out of the remaining 72.72% of seniors over the age of 65 who still have… Read more »

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 »

Medford Periodontist Discusses Temporary Restorations

  Medford Periodontist Discusses Temporary Restorations Medford periodontist Dr. Alan H. Farber explains why temporary restorations after dental implant treatment help ensure great looking final restorations. After dental implants are placed, a temporary restoration is often used for a number of reasons: With the temporary restoration, patients can get a good idea of how the… Read more »

Dentures Implants Stimulate Bone and Provide a Strong Bite

Dental implants stimulate bone and provide a strong bite.  They are an alternative to removable dentures that cause bone loss and reduced biting forces. Patients often come to see me with a complete denture that is removable. Their biggest complaint is that they have lost much of their chewing force. When people have a healthy… Read more »