Holistic Dentistry

Holistic dentistry looks at dental health as part of an individual’s overall health. Oral health and its connection to the central nervous system, heart, circulatory system, and immune system—among others—is considered. The significance of these numerous mouth-body and oral-systemic connections highlight the importance of preventing and treating oral disease—which has mounting and profound medical impacts on “whole body” health.

Dr. Alan Farber is a member of
The American Academy for Systemic Health

Dental Implants

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that are used to support natural-looking prosthetic teeth. These tooth roots are often made of titanium. If you have a sensitivity to metal, or wish for other reasons to have a more holistic approach, another option is non-metallic dental implants.

Holistic Surgery

Another recent Development in periodontal treatment is the use of the laser to regenerate bone. Utilizing the body’s own natural ability to “heal itself”, Dr. Farber utilizes the PerioLase™ for the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP™).

Body Health Connection

Research has recently proven what dentists have long suspected: that there is a strong connection between periodontal disease and other chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, and osteoporosis. Body Health Connection Dental professionals have long suspected: infections in the mouth can play havoc elsewhere in the body.

Platelet-Rich Fibrin (PRF)

When upper back teeth are lost, bone in that area naturally shrinks or resorbs over time. Consequently, your sinuses expand to occupy the empty space where the bone used to be. This lack of bone below the sinus precludes the placement of dental implants in the posterior (back) area of the upper jaw.