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Category: Dental Implants

Dental Implant Strength: What Are The Advantages?

We have written a few blog posts on the topic of dental implants—you can read our introduction to dental implants here: http://longislandperio.com/blog/2018/08/14/dental-implant-problems/ — but we are frequently asked about their advantages. While the question is never the same, people want to know how about dental implant strength. In this blog post, we will note the… Read more »

Dental Implant Problems and How to Avoid Them!

Dental Implants, as a whole, have a very high success rate. Some people do experience dental implant problems. However, it is estimated that only about 5 percent of dental implants fail. The Farber Center wants to keep you informed of the steps you can take to help minimize the chance of dental implant problems. Gum… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Dental Implants: Allowing You to Bite Into Any Apple

A strong bite is essential to everyday life. With apple season in out midst, you want to make sure your bite is strong enough to enjoy your favorite one. What is My Bite Like? You may wonder, how does one know if they have a healthy set of teeth or not? The best way to… Read more »

Temporary Restorations – An After-Treatment Solution

Dr. Alan H. Farber explains why temporary restorations after dental implant treatment help ensure great looking final restorations. What are Temporary Restorations? Temporary restorations are a temporary filling for a prepared tooth used until permanent restoration is carried out. Why are They Used? After a professional places the dental implants, they temporary restorations for a… Read more »

Missing Teeth? We’re Here to Help

Are you missing teeth? Putting off replacing missing teeth could mean much more than merely hurting your image and self-esteem.   The Consequences of Missing Teeth When it comes to teeth, they serve three different, important functions: eating, communicating and smiling. When one of your teeth are missing, you could suffer in the long run…. Read more »

Dentures Versus Dental Implants – The Right Decision

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 »