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LANAP Boot Camp Trains Dental Professionals

Farber Center hosted Millennium Dental’s Long Island LANAP Boot Camp on November 10, 2018. A Culture of Education We maintain a strong belief in continuing education. We believe every Long Island dental professional benefits from obtaining as much training as possible.  With this in mind, many of our patients reap the benefits of the LANAP… Read more »

Fighting Hunger and Oral Cancer Together

For our fourth annual Food Drive we partnered with Long Island Cares. Their motto: “together we can help fight hunger on Long Island.” Long Island Cares Long Island Cares dedicates itself to helping the Long Island community through its food bank and other services. Those services include: Baxter’s Pet Pantry, with headquarters in Hauppauge, NY,… 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 »

Laser Pocket Disinfection Treatment – A Gum Solution

Long Island patients with gingivitis benefit from the Laser Pocket Disinfection treatment – a service provided right here at Farber Center.  What is Laser Pocket Disinfection Treatment? We know the irritation of their gums can alter their everyday lives. Laser Pocket Disinfection Treatment improves the health of your gums with lasting results.  We utilize the… Read more »

Periodontal Scaling and Root Planing Removes Bacteria

Long Island periodontist Dr. Alan H. Farber explains that some patients need periodontal scaling to remove bacteria and promote long-term dental health. Preventative Care Program Most of our patients come to see us and their dentist four times a year.  However the more prevention, the more bacteria you keep out of your mouth.  The bacteria… 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 »

Periodontal Treatment Success is a Team Effort

Periodontal treatment requires the cooperation of the patient, the general dentist, and the periodontist. This collaboration leads to a successful treatment. Dr. Alan Farber explains the process for evaluating a patient to determine their periodontal treatment.  Evaluation for Periodontal Treatment We Need to Answer the Following Questions: Is the gum tissue tighter around the teeth… 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 »