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.
LANAP is a procedure used to treat periodontal disease. Any case of periodontal disease that would be treated by conventional periodontal surgery is a candidate for treatment by the LANAP procedure. It is minimally invasive, and the laser finds and selectively treats infected tissue.
There are two type of dental implants on the market today, ceramic and titanium implants. Ceramic implants have been used in our practice for about five years at this point.
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.
Studies have shown that patients who have had periodontal disease treated and stabilized have had a reduced amount of inflammation, which reinforces our message, “health mouth, healthy body.”
At Farber Center we have oral cancer screenings included in our routine maintenance, but how can we prevent it?
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.
Educating patients is the key to creating trust and creating an environment that is conducive to case acceptance.
Did you know that Oral Cancer will affect 42,000 Americans this year alone? April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and we want shed light on this awful disease.