Dental One Associates of Fayetteville
410 N Jeff Davis Drive, Fayetteville, GA 30214

How your Dental Care Affects your Overall Health

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Dental health and general health are more closely related than you may think. You already know how great dental care prevents tooth loss and fights gum disease and halitosis, but did you know that family dentistry professionals can actually help detect systemic disease by examining your gums, teeth, and saliva? The vast majority of systemic medical problems cause symptoms that can be detected in the mouth. Scheduling regular appointments with an affordable dentist and practicing exemplary dental care at home could one day save your life.

How your Mouth can be a Family Dentistry Diagnostic Tool

The condition of your mouth and substances found in your saliva can speak volumes about your health. For example, certain types of oral lesions may be an indicator of AIDS. Saliva can reveal elevated cortisol levels, important cancer markers, fungal or bacterial infection, proteins that help monitor osteoporosis, environmental toxins, and even illegal drug use. The presence of gum disease or severe plaque buildup is a red flag that you are at higher risk for other diseases. Bacteria from inside your mouth normally can’t enter your bloodstream, but gums that are diseased and bleeding can allow access. If your immune system isn’t healthy, the bacteria can cause infection and inflammation in other parts of your body such as your heart valves.

The Link between Dental Care and Serious Ailments

Researchers have recently discovered that many common and serious medical problems are associated with gum disease and inadequate dental hygiene. The inflammation associated with periodontitis has been linked to cardiovascular disease, which can lead to fatal heart attacks and strokes. Besides being a potential warning sign of diabetes, gum disease also makes the condition more difficult to control. Pregnant women face threats of preterm birth and low birth weight caused by oral infections. Fortunately, timely management of gum disease and treatment of oral infections by your family dentistry professional can often help reduce the risk of these and many other medical problems. Visit an affordable dentist to learn more about your oral health and how it affects the rest of your body.

To learn about our family dentistry practice in Fayetteville, call Dental One Associates of Fayetteville today at (678) 228-8348 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Fayetteville. With 8 affiliated practices throughout Georgia, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Fayetteville, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Fayetteville.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
Very good experience. I trust the staff and wish them all the best!
Michael R.
Miriam did a great job cleaning my teeth. Was efficient yet gentle. Met Dr Hardwick who was professional yet personal.
Miriam S.
All staff were professional, efficient, and customer friendly.
Harry G.
Awesome services received by Dr. Johanson and his staff on every visit. He really takes good care of his patients and he explains the procedures thoroughly.
Nicole M.
Dental One is well Organized; Professional; Friendly; Gentle; and Caring.
Michael S.
Dr Joe is the the best . Did a very difficult crown removal and replacement for me. His experience was to the benefit of me. Trust him with all my dental work.
KATE F.
Friendly atmosphere and appointment times are with no long waiting.
Robert F.
Great overall service from beginning to end
Audrey P.
Very attentive, always friendly and great service
Marliss A.
Young professionals and very knowledgeable of patients care and concerns. I was very satisfied with Dr. B!! I highly recommend her..
Patrick S.
Excellent customer service.
Sala B.
The level of treatment
Gail K.
My children and I have been patients there for almost 10 years. The staff are wonderful and always take great care of us.
Shakila R.
Great service
Almeca H.
Very friendly staff. They made the dental process easy for my family and I.
Kisean H.
Best bridge fitting I’ve ever had, very efficient.
Steve H.
Doctor Jo my dentist. They also checked my tooth out in an emergency. The nurses and office staff are friendly and helpful.
Pam R.
Efficient service with a smile
Jon P.
Dr. Shatz was very nice and put me at ease. The billing person , Denise was WONDERFUL! She was so helpful.
Mary O.
Outstanding service and professionalism. Addressed all my issues and setup a great treatment plan.
FAYETTE F.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (678) 228-8348
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