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Category: Oral Hygiene

Oral Cancer and the Screening Process

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 »

Flossing – The Key to Your Best Mouth

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 Disease: A Treatable Condition

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 »

Oral Hygiene and Your Overall Health

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.

Posture and Your Oral Health

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.

Oral Cancer: Causes and Prevention

At Farber Center we have oral cancer screenings included in our routine maintenance, but how can we prevent it?

Home Care Methods for Dental Patients

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.

Periodontal Disease: The Warning Signs

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.