Dr. Alan Farber is not only a leader and educator but continues to get dentists together. In 2002 he started the perioimplant message board – that grew to over 400 specialists had over 28000 postings. This led to the founding of iADS- International Association of Dental Specialists. Dr. Farber continues to practice Periodontics and is the director of 2 Spear Study Clubs and a Seattle Study Club- The Long Island Dental Forum. He is a clinical assistant Professor at StonyBrook School of Dentistry and in 2019 became a certified Laser Instructor from the Institute of Advanced Laser Dentistry (IALD). He is a Past President of Suffolk County Dental Society, Northern Brookhaven Dental Group, and the Northeastern Society of Periodontists. He is a member of 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 and a fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy.
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