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Using Your Insurance Payouts – Use it or Lost it!

Believe it or not, you could be losing hundreds of dollars this year. The reason is simple: each year your dental benefits do not roll over. Although the amount of money your insurance plan offers depends on the company, all companies do not honor unused benefits. Our advice? Use them while you still can. Here are… Read more »

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Your Mouth

Facts about your mouth

Most of us go through our daily morning routine without giving much thought to what is going on in our mouths. Sure we brush our teeth and floss, but what’s really going on in there? Here’s 15 facts you may not know: 1. Saliva Helps You Taste Without all that saliva in your mouth you… Read more »

New Technology and Compassion – Overcoming Dental Fear

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 »

Dentures Versus Dental Implants – The Right Decision

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 »

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.