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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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Want to win a free dinner?

Posted on: August 2, 2017
Congrats to Ginny, winner of our recent Google promotion of custom bleach trays!  Thank you to everyone that participated :-) you are all winners to us! If you would like to be a winner like Ginny, just leave us a Google review this month.  This month's prize is a $50 gift ...
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Total Solar Eclipse Coming August 21, 2017

Posted on: June 20, 2017
On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will darken the skies across the United States in a 70 mile wide band stretching from Oregon to South Carolina.  This Great American Total Solar Eclipse will be a period of complete darkness lasting for almost 3 minutes in which the moon will ...
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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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Azalea Festival – A scene to be seen

Posted on: April 4, 2017
Looking for something fun to do to get out and enjoy this spring weather?  Celebrate southern style at the 77th annual Azalea Festival.  The Festival takes place April 5-9th and there is something for everyone! The North Carolina Azalea Festival is Wilmington’s annual community celebration and the largest festival of its ...
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Burns Family Dentistry is growing!

Posted on: March 14, 2017
Very soon we will start our building expansion.  Thank you in advance for your patience during our construction phase.  This addition will add 3 more rooms to our practice which will allow us to better accommodate new patients and provide more flexibility for our current patients scheduling needs.  You may ...
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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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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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5 Ways to Care for Your Mouth When You’re Sick

Posted on: January 4, 2017
[caption id="attachment_7752" align="alignleft" width="324"] Choose Sugar-Free Cough Drops[/caption] When you have a cold or the flu, taking care of your body is top priority – and that includes your mouth. From sugarless cough drops to proper toothbrush hygiene, here are some simple ways to care for your dental health when you’re ...
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