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How Your Smile Health Can Impact Your Heart Health Carrollton, GA
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A healthy smile is not only a sign of good oral hygiene but may also be a window to the overall well-being of your heart. The connection between oral health and heart health has been a subject of ongoing research and discussion. At the dental practice of Dr. Tejal Kakade in Carrollton, we believe in taking a comprehensive approach to dental care, recognizing the intricate link between your mouth and the rest of your body. Let’s explore how your oral health can impact your heart health.

The Connection Between Gum Disease and Heart Disease

Gum disease, particularly periodontitis, is an inflammation of the gums that can lead to more severe health problems. Research indicates that the inflammation and infections in the gums can increase the risk of heart disease. Bacteria from the mouth can enter the bloodstream, causing inflammation in the blood vessels and leading to cardiovascular problems.

The Importance of Proper Oral Hygiene

Maintaining good oral hygiene is not only vital for a beautiful smile but also essential for heart health. Regular brushing, flossing, and professional dental cleanings can prevent gum disease and, in turn, reduce the risk of heart-related issues.

Warning Signs to Watch For

Understanding the connection between your mouth and heart means recognizing early warning signs. Symptoms like swollen or bleeding gums, chronic bad breath, or loose teeth could be indications of underlying issues affecting both oral and heart health.

Collaborative Care Approach

At our practice, Dr. Tejal Kakade emphasizes the importance of collaborative care. By working closely with your healthcare providers, we can ensure that your oral health is considered in the context of your overall well-being, including heart health.

Healthy Lifestyle Choices

A balanced diet, regular exercise, and avoiding tobacco products not only benefit your oral health but are also key factors in maintaining a healthy heart. Your dentist and healthcare provider can guide you in making lifestyle choices that support both your smile and your heart.

Why Choose Dr. Tejal Kakade?

As a patient of our Carrollton practice, you’ll have access to the following:

  • Expertise: Dr. Tejal Kakade brings years of experience in comprehensive dental care, recognizing the connection between oral health and overall wellness.
  • Personalized Care: We provide individualized care, understanding that every patient’s oral health needs are unique.
  • State-of-the-Art Technology: Our practice utilizes the latest technology to diagnose and treat dental issues, always considering their broader health implications.

Treat Your Mouth, Protect Your Heart

Your mouth is a gateway to understanding and managing your overall health, including the health of your heart. At the dental practice of Dr. Tejal Kakade in Carrollton, we are committed to providing expert dental care that recognizes this vital connection.

Take a proactive step towards a healthy smile and a healthy heart by scheduling an appointment with us today. Together, we can create a dental care plan that reflects your individual needs and promotes overall wellness. Because at our practice, we believe that a healthy smile is more than just a beautiful one – it’s a sign of a healthy heart.

Posted on behalf of Tejal A Kakade, DMD, MAGD, PC

516 Newnan St.
Carrollton, GA 30117

Phone: 770-836-5313

FAX: 770-836-5363


Mon-Thurs: 8:00am - 3:00pm

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Our Patient Reviews

Tejal A Kakade, DMD, MAGD, PC

4.9 / 5.0

Based on 79 reviews

Quinderious R.

This was absolutely the best experience I have ever had with any dentist. Dr. Tejal is so attentive to the needs of her patients. She cares deeply about the quality of service provided and taking care of you individually. You don't feel like a number. You leave knowing that you received the best care and beautiful smile to go with it.

Robin H.

I have never had a bad experience going to see Dr. Kakade and her amazing, caring staff. They make it super easy to book an appointment, send you helpful reminders via text, and you are in and out in a short amount of time with hardly any wait time. The office is warm and inviting with nice decor and even dentist chairs that massage you! Best of all, the entire staff genuinely care about their patients and want to help them have the best experience possible. They remember you and get to know you. I actually look forward to going!

Larry S.

Dr. Tejal and her wonderful staff do everything humanly possible to make every patient feel welcomed, supported, and cared for with the utmost compassion and professionalism. It feels as though one has been adopted into a family of caretakers and that you are a part of the family. 5 Stars and thumbs up all the way! They are the best! I speak from personal experience.


My family has used Dr. Tejal since she started her practice in Carrollton. She is thorough, detailed, and comprehensive in her approach to dental care. She seems to invest in new technology and modern methods to make routine and extraordinary care as easy for the patient as possible. Candy has been my hygienist for over a decade and does a fantastic job restoring my teeth to tip-top shape. On the rare occasion when Candy was unavailable, the other members of Dr. Tejal's team have been excellent.

Jordan D.

Calm and peaceful office.

Prentice M.

Wonderful office staff, nice environment. Dr. Tejal and staff do a great job of making one feel comfortable and the dental work after local anesthesia want uncomfortable. Few people like going to the dentist, but my experience here has been excellent.

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Tejal A Kakade, DMD, MAGD, PC

516 Newnan St.
Carrollton, GA 30117



Mon-Thurs: 8:00am - 3:00pm