Tag Archives: gum disease

Oral Habits That Could Result In Damage To Your Teeth and Smile

03 May
Damaging Habits - Brian Zuerlein DDS

While your teeth are the strongest material in your body, over your lifetime they are subject to habits and wearing, which could cause problems like receding gums, enamel loss, cavities, and gum disease. Why rush this process through habits that can be harmful or damaging? Here is a list of common habits that could cause […]

The Importance Of Keeping Your Gums Healthy

05 Apr
Gum Disease and Cancer Risk - Dr. Zuerlein - Omaha Cosmetic Dentist

Gum Disease In Relation To Heart Attack, Diabetes and Cancer Risk The importance of keeping your gums healthy cannot be overemphasized. Recent studies indicated the association between heart disease and gum disease is at least as strong as the link between heart disease and cholesterol, body weight or smoking. The studies have also suggested that […]

Gum Disease and Cancer… How They Are Linked!

20 May
Gum Disease and Cancer - Omaha Cosmetic Dentist, Dr. Zuerlein

Gum Disease and Cancer :: The importance of keeping your gums healthy can’t be overlooked. Gum disease may increase the risk of developing cancer. In fact, in a study, periodontal disease was significantly associated with an increased risk of lung, kidney, pancreatic and blood cancers. The higher risk persisted even in people who had never […]

Periodontal Disease… Are You Progressing?

10 Apr
Periodontal-Disease dr. zuerlein cosmetic dentist omaha

Periodontal disease develops gradually over time if the natural film on your teeth is allow to accumulate, damage your gums and interfere with the balance of oral bacteria. Symptoms of periodontal disease are often pain, bleeding, tooth loss and bone loss due to inflammatory gum disease. These are known risk factors for periodontal disease… Tobacco […]

Periodontal Disease and Oral Health Impacts Your Overall Health

01 Nov
Preventative Dentistry and Heart Health

Gum Disease In Relation to Heart Attack, Diabetes, and Cancer Risk The importance of your periodontal and oral health cannot be overemphasized. Recent studies indicated that the association between heart disease and gum disease is at least as strong as the link between heart disease and cholesterol, body weight, or smoking.  The studies have also suggested […]