Robert A Foster, Jr


Family and Cosmetic Dentistry


1230 Johnson Ferry Place

Suite C-10

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.