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Category: LANAP

Periodontal Disease (Periodontitis) and Diabetes

If you are a loyal reader of the Farber Center blog than you already know diabetes will increase the risk of developing periodontitis (gum disease). In this blog post, we will delve into the connection between diabetes and gum disease and discuss their connection. What are Periodontitis and Diabetes? Diabetes Our bodies typically create energy… 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 »

LANAP vs. Traditional Periodontal Surgery

LANAP (Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure) produces less discomfort and faster recovery compared to a traditional periodontal treatment. As a certified LANAP clinician, Long Island periodontist Dr. Vasiliki Batalias sees those results firsthand. Advantages of LANAP for a Patient It only targets the diseased tissue. The procedure kills bacteria that we are not able to… Read more »

Sedation for Dental Surgery: Patient Comfort

Often times patients come in and they say they just want to go to sleep and wake up when the procedure has been completed. We have a medical team of board certified anesthesiologists who come to our office quite regularly. A medical anesthesiologist uses intravenous sedation, also called IV sedation, to put the patient to sleep and carefully monitor all vital signs during the procedure.