Oral Systemic Health

Connecting Your Oral Health to Your Overall Well-being

Welcome to Family Dental Care of Oak Park, where we do more than care for your smile—we enhance your overall wellness. Discover how our advanced oral health treatments contribute not just to a dazzling smile but to a healthier, vibrant you.

Oral Systemic Health focuses on the critical link between your dental health and your overall health. At Family Dental Care of Oak Park, we understand that issues in your mouth can affect the rest of your body. By treating and maintaining your oral health, we aim to improve your systemic health, reducing the risk of conditions linked to oral diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and stroke.

Comprehensive Dental Care with a Focus on Whole-Body Health

  • Preventive Dentistry: Prevent diseases before they affect your health. Regular cleanings, exams, and education equip you with tools for life-long health.
  • Periodontal Care: Protect against gum disease, which has been linked to serious health issues like heart disease and diabetes.
  • Restorative Treatments: Restore your mouth to its healthiest state, which can improve your nutritional intake and overall vitality.
  • Advanced Diagnostics: Utilize the latest technology to detect early signs of conditions that could impact your entire health spectrum.

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness (CIMT)

Having a CIMT test performed is not because anything specific is suspected, but rather because it's an opportunity for you to gain further insight into your cardiovascular health. CIMT testing allows you and healthcare providers to assess the health of your carotid arteries, which are important blood vessels in your neck that supply blood to your brain.
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The BaleDoneen Method

The goal of The BaleDoneen Method is to find out if patients have arterial inflammation and if so, apply individualized treatment to extinguish inflammation to halt its progression with genetically guided, evidence-based therapies. The method is based on six dynamic elements, each of which is crucial for detecting and defeating cardiovascular disease.
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Begin Your Journey to Total Health Today

Bridge the gap between your oral health and overall health! Call us today at 708-848-3727 or click here to request an appointment to speak with one of our oral systemic health specialists. Your path to holistic wellness starts here!


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