Tag Archives: cancer

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 […]

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 […]