Tag Archives: flossing

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 […]

To Floss or Not To Floss: The Goal Is To Remove Plaque

10 Aug
Importance Of Flossing - Omaha Cosmetic Dentist - Dr. Zuerlein

Why floss might not be enough in the removal of plaque, but cleaning between teeth is still critical. We want to address the recent articles, news reports, and social media blog posts regarding the need to floss and the lack of scientific evidence to support it’s benefits. This is what we do know: Brushing alone […]

Simple Steps to Flossing in 3 Minutes

18 Mar
simple flossing steps, omaha cosmetic dentist, dr. Zuerlein

Did you know flossing for 3 minutes, once a day significantly decreases your chances of gum disease and increases the overall health of your mouth? Flossing is essential to clean between your teeth and around your gumline where gum disease originates. Choose a time that works best for your schedule, like bedtime or first thing […]