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Support Immune Health with Periodontal Check-Ups.

Healthy gums support a stronger immune system and better whole-body health. The holistic periodontists at Farber Center remind everyone that periodontal maintenance visits — check-ups, cleanings — are even more critical at this time. With coronavirus infections a concern for everyone, it’s wise to do as much as you can to stay healthy.
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A Message from Alan Farber, DDS

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A Message from Alan Farber, DDS and Farber Center for Periodontics & Dental Implants

At Farber Center, we’re closely following the developing public health concerns related to coronavirus (COVID-19).  We want our patients, guests, and staff to know that we are taking extra measures to keep all of our offices, exam and treatment rooms, and laboratories safe and clean.
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Gum Grafts Make Your Smile Youthful Again

Do Your Teeth Look Too Long When You Smile?

Years ago, as people became older, they were said to look long in the tooth. It was because their teeth appeared longer when gums and supporting bone began to recede. For anyone noticing this condition today, there are simple treatments to correct it. For example, gum grafting is one of the many services performed by our holistic Long Island periodontists at Farber Center. It’s a relatively straightforward procedure to improve the appearance of long-in-the-tooth patients — it makes you appear younger.
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Improve Your Life with Permanent Dentures

Dental implant-supported dentures that are permanent provide an excellent tooth replacement solution for anyone who has lost an entire arch of upper or lower teeth. They are a significant advance over traditional dentures that can be removed and are held in place by adhesives. Long Island permanent dentures. Patients getting 1DaySmile full-arch dental implants at Farber Center in Long Island NY. The stable, firm bite provided by the underlying implants is a total game-changer in terms of a better quality of life. One of the more popular and effective implant-supported denture systems is known as All-on-4® and its one we offer at Farber Center in Medford or Hauppauge, NY. We’re one of Long Island’s leading providers of dental implants, periodontics, and holistic dentistry. Read the rest of this entry »

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Treat Receding Gums with Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation®

Has a dental professional ever told you that you have receding gums? If yes, Farber Centers in Medford and Hauppauge, Long Island, NY, offer a new scalpel-free and suture-free treatment. Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation® is a minimally invasive surgical method that covers any root surfaces left exposed by receding gums. Sometimes areas of the teeth have exposed root surfaces, regardless of the amount of tissue that is present, or the thickness of that tissue. Our patients who have undergone the procedure with Dr. Chris Chondrogiannis have been pleased with the results and the comfortable method itself.The pinhole surgical technique is a recent development in dentistry. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Importance of Oral Cancer Screening

About 50,000 people a year are diagnosed with oral cancer in the United States each year, and about 10,000 will die from the disease.

Early detection and diagnosis are the most factors in successfully treating oral cancer, which may occur on the lip, inside the mouth, tonsils, salivary glands, esophagus, back of the throat, tongue, and soft tissues of the mouth. For most people, anything mentioning the word cancer is automatically intimidating, but it’s essential not to let that stop you from being examined frequently. Read the rest of this entry »

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4 Signs Your Mouth is Healthy

Total body health begins with mouth health. Start by getting a oral cleaning by a long island dental hygienist

It’s well-known that good oral health (a healthy mouth) is one of the most definite signs of a healthy body overall. There are many good reasons to have regular dental or periodontal check-ups. But one of the most important is that health issues can show up first in the mouth. Here are some of the things your dentist or periodontist will check for during an oral health exam.

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3 Steps for Getting a Dental Implant

Dental implants require a 3-step process.If you’ve been thinking about getting a dental implant, chances are you’ve been wondering about the steps involved. No matter what the reason for your implant — replacing a tooth that has been missing for a while or one that was lost suddenly due to an accident — the dental implant procedure steps will be the same. Frequently asked questions are What happens first? How long does it all take? How many visits are involved? All of these questions are answered in detail during your initial consultation visit at either of our Farber Center Long Island, NY dental offices, which are located in Medford and Hauppauge. Read the rest of this entry »

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Healthy Gums are Better for Your Heart

It might surprise you to learn about the increased belief that healthy teeth and gums can positively affect your entire body, including your heart.

Healthy gums and a healthy heart are linked.It is yet another reason to brush frequently, floss daily, and see your dentist or periodontist for routine check-us and cleanings. At Farber Center, we want to help you dedicate the new year to become healthier and happier.  In this case, you don’t need to do anything additional such as signing up for a gym membership—though exercise is essential. But you do need to resolve to take the best care possible of your teeth and gums. The next time you visit us, ask a hygienist for a refresher about brushing and flossing techniques. Read the rest of this entry »

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