Although fluoride is not essential to every person, fluoride can be a huge help to those who have periodontal disease. Every patient we see in our office receives a fluoride treatment unless they do not want it. It helps in the process of fighting gum disease and maintaining your overall oral health. What Does Fluoride… Read more »
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 »
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 »
Our periodontists help patients who fear the dentist with compassion and new technology. We make it our goal to ensure patients are comfortable during their visits. Scared of the Dentist? Sometimes our new patients vocalize their fear of the dentist. If they neglected their oral health care for a long time because of that fear… Read more »
Getting referrals from our patients is the greatest compliment we could ever receive. Here at Farber Center, we value the opinions of each and every patient. We continually thank our patients for their trust and appreciation shown to us. Over the past 30 years, we have enjoyed seeing your loved ones. When people refer us… Read more »
A gummy smile can turn into a beautiful smile with the help of the periodontists at Farber Center for Periodontics & Dental Implants. What is a Gummy Smile? As dentists, they look at people as they smile and evaluate what they see. Some people have a very big smile, and still do not show their… Read more »
Did you know Vitamin D puts you on the right track to great oral health? This summer, Vitamin D can help your teeth maintain their strength. Why Vitamin D? Studies have found that Vitamin D can help in controlling periodontal disease. It encourages growth and can strengthen the bones around one’s teeth. This is because… Read more »
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 »
Pinhole Surgical Technique available from periodontist Dr. Chris Chondrogiannis at Farber Center for Periodontics & Dental Implants in Long Island.
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.