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CPR and OSHA for Dental?

Posted on: August 7, 2017
At Burns Family Dentistry, we believe in staying current - everyone on our team is CPR certified and we do an annual practice review of OSHA (Occupation Safety and Health Administration) to ensure we are up to date with the most current information/practices to ensure everyone's safety. CPR and OSHA, No ...
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Top 5 Benefits of Using an Electric Toothbrush

Posted on: July 13, 2017
Do you use an electric toothbrush? If not, what are you waiting for? If you’ve been on fence about switching to an electric toothbrush we’re here to help. Today we’re going to review the top 5 benefits of using an electric toothbrush. 1. An electronic toothbrush keeps your teeth, gums, and ...
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Do-It-Yourself Braces Trend Among Children May Cause Permanent Damage

Posted on: May 22, 2017
*DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME*  The “disturbing trend” of children creating do-it-yourself braces out of rubber bands, aluminum foil, and paper clips. According to the report, there are an abundance of DIY braces videos on YouTube. A popular DIY braces technique is placing “a rubber band around two front ...
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New Discovery of Paleolithic Dentistry

Posted on: May 9, 2017
Ever wondered about how dentistry was done 100 years ago? How about 14,000 years ago?! New discoveries suggest that earliest signs of dentistry date back to the Mesolithic time period, also known as part of the "Stone Age!" The stone age is a defined time period from 15,000 to 11,500 years ago, during ...
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We make Custom Athletic Mouth Guards

Posted on: May 3, 2017
With sports in full swing, many of our patients are asking if we offer custom athletic guards.  The answer is YES!!! Mouth guards are usually required in most sports, however, we recommend athletes wear them while doing any sport including, swimming, horse back riding and even running. What's the difference between a ...
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Healthy foods for healthy teeth

Posted on: March 7, 2017
We all know what sugary foods and drinks can do to harm teeth, but there are also yummy things that can help your pearly whites. The American Dental Association says these foods contain nutrients that can help build strong teeth: Dairy products, such as milk, cheese and yogurt, which are rich in ...
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February is National Children’s Dental Month!

Posted on: February 22, 2017
Keeping your children's teeth healthy and cavity free can be tricky to do without proper education and implementation. Caring for your children's teeth begins when their "pearly whites" first peek through. Brushing infants teeth twice a day is very important as well as regular dental visits. The American Academy of Pediatric ...
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Colgate Donates to Black Girls Code

Posted on: February 15, 2017
In honor of Black History Month Colgate is teaming up with Black Girls Code. This is a nonprofit organization that started in April 2011. They introduce computer coding lessons to young girls from underrepresented communities. Black Girls CODE's ultimate goal is to provide African-American youth with the skills to occupy some ...
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Chewing Sugar-Free Gum May Reduce Risk Of Cavities

Posted on: January 11, 2017
Did you know that chewing sugar-free gum may help reduce the risk of cavities by increasing the flow of saliva, which helps wash away bacteria and “can raise tooth exposure to calcium and phosphate.”? The American Dental Association suggests chewing sugar-free gum after meals for about 20 minutes, while also ...
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E-Cigarettes and your dental health

Posted on: December 21, 2016
E-cigarette use among youth has increased in recent years at an "alarming rate" and public health professionals must work together to address it.  In 2014, E-cigarettes surpassed conventional cigarettes as the most commonly used tobacco product among youth.  In December, the surgeon general's office also issued a new, consumer friendly ...
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