Holistic dentistry is part of the core values of the Farber Center for Periodontics and Dental Implants. Oral health is connected to the central nervous system, heart, circulatory system, and immune system among others. Not only does the significance of these numerous mouth-body highlight the importance of preventing and treating oral disease, but it also has significant medical impacts on “whole body” health.
Additionally, Dr. Alan Farber is a member of the American Academy for Systemic Health, which believes that there exists a connection between oral health and total body health.
What Holistic Options Do I Have?
Correspondingly, there are many benefits of getting a non-metal implant, such as:
- It is a holistic approach that uses no metal
- Looks and feels like real teeth
- The material is very strong, naturally occurring substance
- They are biocompatible, which means they are not harmful to living tissue
- They resist inflammation
- Studies show ceramics reduce incidents of plaque
Another recent development in periodontal treatment is the use of the laser to regenerate bone without scalpels or sutures. Utilizing the body’s own natural ability to “heal itself”, Dr. Farber utilizes the PerioLase™ for the Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure (LANAP™).
Ultimately, LANAP™ creates an environment for regeneration of the tissues around your teeth lost due to periodontal disease.
Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF)
Often when a patient is in the first stages of their dental implant journey they must first undergo a sinus-lift procedure. In the case of Sinus Lift surgery, Farber Center utilizes PRF as a holistic solution to regenerating bone. These materials help stabilize the dental implants while the graft materials, naturally replaced by your own bone, grow into the area.
Farber Center constantly makes strides to offer the best holistic dental options for your oral health.
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