The following information will give you an idea as to how important your oral health is to your overall well-being. At Fulbright Cosmetic and Reconstructive Dentistry, Dr. Michael Fulbright and our skilled dental hygienists offer thorough diagnostic evaluations, advanced treatment options, and comprehensive patient education to help you reduce the risk of your oral health having a detrimental effect on your total health. In fact, Dr. Fulbright is a Certified Provider of the BaleDoneen Method®. This advanced program is designed to focus on preventing, detecting, and treating cardiovascular disease (CVD), which some research has shown may be linked to oral bacteria. The leading cause of death among both men and women, CVD can result in heart attacks and strokes. Dr. Fulbright’s participation in the BaleDoneen Method® enables him to utilize advanced laboratory tests to evaluate patients for hidden indicators of arterial disease and determine whether the patient may be at risk for stroke or heart attack.