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Dental Implants & Dental Implant Problems

The Farber Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics knows that as we age proper tooth maintenance can become difficult. If you are missing a tooth or teeth and have read our blog post on “Increased Tooth Loss for Senior Citizens” you already know you are not alone. Luckily, if you are unhappy with your smile… Read more »

Psoriasis and Gum Disease – An Overlooked Connection

In honor of National Psoriasis Awareness Month we explore the often overlooked connection between psoriasis and gum disease. Like many other ailments, one can worsen the other. What Does Psoriasis Have to Do With Your Gums? Recent studies show that people with psoriasis are 4.4 times more likely to have gum disease than people without… Read more »

Bruxism Can Be a Grind

We should probably start off by letting you know that “bruxism” is actually a fancy term used to describe excessive grinding of the teeth, usually at night—but it can also occur during the day. It can be difficult to know if you are grinding your teeth while you are asleep because…well, you are asleep. Visiting… Read more »

Arthritis and the Connection to Your Oral Health

Conditions like arthritis can have a direct impact on your oral health. Over the last decade doctors have discovered a strong link between oral health and total body health. According to Sally Cram of the American Dental Association, physicians are taking a holistic approach to their patients’ overall health. The same can be said for… Read more »

The Best Foods For Your Oral Health

There is a pretty good chance that you’ve heard the saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” The popular phrase has been around since the 1860s, though it was previously the much wordier “Eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.” While there is no… Read more »

Chipped Teeth: More Than Just a Cosmetic Problem

Do you have chipped teeth? Although our teeth are naturally strong, certain stresses can cause chips, cracks and breaks. While this may appear to be merely a cosmetic issue, a chipped tooth may indicate oral health issues.  How Did I Chip My Teeth? Common causes of chipped or cracked teeth include: Biting something hard like… Read more »