Dr. Alan Farber, DDS | Long Island Periodontist

an expert in periodontics and holistic dentistry
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Educations & Honors at a GlaNce

  • B.A. degree in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1980
  • D.D.S. degree from the University of Texas Dental Branch at San Antonio in 1984
  • Completed the accredited advanced specialty education program in Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1987- Class President
  • New York State Certificate for Accomplishing over 2500 hours of continuing education
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy- Fellow
  • Certified Laser Instructor from the Institute of Advanced Laser Dentistry (IALD)

Outside of Work

Dr. Alan Farber is not only a leader and educator but continues to get dentists together. In 2002 he started the peri-implant message board – which grew to over 400 specialists had over 28000 postings. This led to the founding of iADS- International Association of Dental Specialists.

Hobbies include photography, wine collection, bicycle riding, serving as an educator- mentoring young dentists, and learning more about whole-body health.

Family: Married 34 years, raising 3 sons (1 married) and 2 female dogs- Betty and Veronica.

Associations & Fellowships

  • Former President of Suffolk County Dental Society
  • Former President of Northern Brookhaven Dental Group
  • Former President of the Northeastern Society of Periodontists
  • Assistant Clinical Professor in Periodontics at the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dentistry
  • Director of the Long Island Dental Forum
  • Director of Spear Study Club of Long Island
  • Founder and director of the Long Island Dental Forum, the Mid Suffolk Dental Group, the Suffolk Implant Forum, and the Suffolk Forum for Excellence in Dentistry
  • Member of the American Dental Association, Academy of Osseointegration, American Academy of Periodontology, the New York State Society of Periodontists, the Northeastern Society of Periodontists, ITI-International Team of Implantology, Suffolk County Dental Society, New York State Dental Association
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