Robert A Foster, Jr
Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
1230 Johnson Ferry Place
Marietta, GA 30068
Hygiene Services at our Office
Professional cleanings on a regular basis are very important and not just because you may like your teeth whiter looking. In fact, even if your teeth are white, it doesn’t mean that they or the supporting bone and soft tissues are healthy.
More studies are needed, but some researchers suspect that bacteria and inflammation linked to periodontitis play a role in some systemic diseases or conditions. Likewise, diseases such as diabetes and blood cell disorders.
Several studies link chronic inflammation from periodontitis with the development of cardiovascular problems. Some evidence suggests oral bacteria may be linked to heart disease, artery blockages and stroke.