Tag: periodontist

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 »

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® Requires Fewer Office Visits

Long Island periodontist at the Farber Center explains how the Pinhole Surgical Technique produces minimal discomfort and saves patients time in the dental office. For patients the biggest advantage of the Pinhole Surgical Technique is being able to have multiple teeth treated in one visit.  I can treat an entire arch in one visit, which is different… Read more »

Hauppauge Periodontist Treats Long in the Tooth Patients with Gum Grafts

Hauppauge Periodontist Dr. Alan H. Farber explains how a relatively simply gum graft procedure can help make “long in the tooth” patients look younger. As periodontal disease progresses over time, the supporting bone begins to shrink due to the disease process, and then the gum tissue follows the bone.  This process of gums shrinking or… Read more »

Ice Cream and Oral Health

While the sweet taste of ice cream can tickle your tastebuds and the cold treat can cool you down, it is one of the top foods that promote tooth decay. When it comes to food, sweets are the worst for your teeth because of the high amount of sugar that the sweet treats contain. These… 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. Most of our patients come to see us and their dentist four times a year.  We have what we call a preventive care program, and basically the more prevention, the more bacteria you… Read more »

Have You Been Flossing?

Long Island Hygienist explains the importance of flossing in everyone’s oral hygiene routine. It is a common misconception that flossing is not necessary for one’s oral health. Flossing is actually more important than brushing and is commonly left out of the common person’s oral health care routine. Brushing twice a day can only reach so… Read more »

Is Fluoride Necessary?

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. Fluoride helps in the process of fighting gum disease and maintaining your overall oral health. Throughout the day,… 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 »