Tag Archives: oral health

Gum Disease Can Increase Your Risk For Many Cancers

15 Aug
Gum Disease and Cancer - Brian Zuerlein DDS

Maintaining a healthy smile through brushing, flossing and regular dental hygiene appointments is proven to do much more than keep your teeth white. A new study shows that postmenopausal women with a history of periodontal disease, are at a significantly increased risk for cancer, including lung, breast, esophageal, gallbladder and melanoma. This study adds to previous evidence that […]

New Year, New Smile: Achieve Optimal Oral and Overall Health

11 Jan
New Year Resolutions and Dental Health - Dr. Zuerlein Omaha Cosmetic Dentist

Your Dental Team: Partners In Oral Health Whether you have excellent oral health routines at home or not, regular trips to our office help ensure you maintain or achieve optimal oral and overall health. The New Year is the perfect time to kick-start oral practices that will lead you to a confident smile and improved health. […]

More About Power Toothbrushes

28 Dec
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Power toothbrushes can help you do a better job of cleaning your teeth. They get rid of more plaque from your teeth than a manual toothbrush. There are two main types of power toothbrushes on the market: oscillating (rotating) and sonic (side-to-side). Oscillating-Rotating: This kind of power toothbrush has a small, round brush head that […]

4 Natural Teeth Whitening Solutions For A Whiter Smile

05 Oct
natural teeth whitening - Brian Zuerlein - Omaha Cosmetic Dentist

Even if you’ve been using our at-home bleaching treatments and seeing great results, it is important to make sure you are also practicing good oral hygiene as well as using natural teeth whitening solutions. 1) Drink Water This one may seem obviously, however it is commonly missed. Drinking water helps wash away any food debris […]

February Is Dentistry Has A Heart Month

09 Feb
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February is Dentistry Has A Heart Month… Oral health is vital to overall health, especially heart health. There is a link between inflammation in the mouth and cardiovascular health. Here are a few facts to consider: Cardiovascular disease is preventable in many patients. It is estimated that 70% of the adult population in the United States has periodontal disease. […]

Apples Are Good For Your Teeth

15 Sep
Apples Are Good For Your Health and Teeth - Dr. Zuerlein Omaha Cosmetic Dentist

Bring On The Crunch… Apples packed with fiber and nutrients, and did you know that their crunch is good for your teeth?  When fresh and crisp, fruit brushes away plaque, helping to fight cavities. So crunch away…and enjoy them with this calcium-rich dip that promotes strong bones and teeth while delivering disease-fighting antioxidants! Caramel Dip […]

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 […]