Gum Disease and Diabetes: Don’t Take Chances Dr. Zuerlein and our hygiene team want to make sure you know the connection between gum disease and diabetes. Gum disease is often called a complication of diabetes, so you need to be vigilant about both! Here are 5 risks you should know about gum disease and diabetes:… Continue Reading 5 Diabetes Risks Everyone Should Know
You deserve to look and feel your best! Live life to the fullest with a happy and healthy smile! If damaged, discolored or missing teeth make you hide your smile, let Dr. Zuerlein help you bring back your self-confidence with durable, natural-looking crowns. We offer three different options when it comes to crowns, suitable for… Continue Reading Restore Your Smile And Look Your Best With Crowns
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… Continue Reading Gum Disease Can Increase Your Risk For Many Cancers
What you eat and how often you eat it can affect your teeth. Certain eating patterns and food choices can lead to tooth erosion and cavities. A steady supply of sugary foods and drinks, including sports drinks, sodas and energy drinks, can damage your teeth. Even snacking on healthy foods like oranges or dried fruit… Continue Reading Sip and Snack All Day? You May Be Risking Tooth Decay!
Easy Ways To Prevent Teeth Erosion One of the most common issues we see in our office is dental erosion, which occurs when tooth enamel is dissolved by acid. This erosion can lead to sensitivity, yellowing and pitted or worn teeth. Believe it or not, many everyday foods and beverages are the culprit of acid… Continue Reading How To Prevent Acid Wear On Your Teeth
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… Continue Reading Oral Habits That Could Result In Damage To Your Teeth and Smile
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… Continue Reading The Importance Of Keeping Your Gums Healthy
There are certain signs of cancer you shouldn’t ignore. Cancerous cells are fast growing and can become dangerous very quickly. The sooner a man recognizes symptoms of cancer, the better the chances of survival. Early diagnosis is the best weapon men have. It is imperative to know the signs of this deadly disease and not… Continue Reading 12 Signs Of Cancer Men Shouldn’t Ignore
Reducing your risk of cavities is much easier than you might think. Practicing good oral hygiene routines is a start, but making mindful choices about what you do (or do not) put into your mouth can also help minimize your risk of cavities. Here are a few practical (and simple) tips for keeping cavities away!… Continue Reading Easy Ways To Reduce Your Risk of Cavities
Teaching children good oral health care habits early on will help ensure they are on the right track to have happy and healthy smiles into adulthood. Here are some tips on how to make brushing teeth more than a chore, but a lifelong practice! #1: Make it part of their daily routine – as soon… Continue Reading Tips For Teaching Kids Healthy Oral Habits… Early!