October is National Oral Hygiene Month and to celebrate the Farber Center is offering 50% off all oral cancer screenings this month! We are aware that anything with the word “cancer” in the name can be intimidating, but it is vital to remember early diagnosis is the most important factor in successfully treating oral cancer…. Read more »
Category: Oral Hygiene
When it comes to your oral hygiene flossing is more important than brushing your teeth, says Farber Center hygienist Kristen Ranaldo. However, most people leave it out of their daily oral care routine. Why Should I Floss? Brushing twice a day can only reach so far in your mouth. However, flossing removes plaque from your teeth… Read more »
Periodontal or gum disease is a silent, but progressive disease that leads to tooth loss. However, with proper diagnosis, periodontal disease is treatable. What is Periodontal Disease? The term “periodontal”means “around the tooth.” Periodontal disease is a common inflammatory condition. It affects the supporting and surrounding soft tissues of the tooth. There are different stages… Read more »
Recent research suggests that there may be an association between oral infections and poorly controlled diabetes, cardiovascular disease and preterm birth. If you have diabetes, you’re already at increased risk of developing gum disease. But chronic gum disease may, in fact, make diabetes more difficult to control, as well.
Your posture and your bite are closely related. When any part of your body is out of alignment with the other parts, there is a similar chain reaction.
At Farber Center we have oral cancer screenings included in our routine maintenance, but how can we prevent it?
Depending on what is needed we pick the right dental homecare instrument and recommend it to the patient. I highly recommend daily brushing, flossing and some electric toothbrushes.
If there is improvement, then we can reevaluate at the next hygiene visit. If their condition is staying the same, a treatment plan may be as simple as telling the patient to increase the frequency of their dental hygiene visits in your office until improvement is noted.