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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 »

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 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 and… 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 »

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 »

Referrals & Word-of-Mouth – Our Favorite Way of Meeting You

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 »

Turn a Gummy Smile into a Beautiful Smile

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 »

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.