The key to preventing cardiovascular disease, also called coronary artery disease (CAD), is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose. But how do you know which risk factors you have? The best way to find out is through screening tests during regular doctor visits. On average, people will see their dentist 2 to 3 times more often that they see their primary care physicians. Our simple blood pressure test can detect issues at a very early point.