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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on: April 9, 2018
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month in the United States - at Burns Family Dentistry, an oral cancer screening is part of your periodic or comprehensive new patient exam.  We do our best to serve as a first line of defense against oral cancer by incorporating this into your exam and ...
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Downhill Brushing habits of Millennials

Posted on: March 15, 2018
One Third of Millennials Only Brush Their Teeth Once a Day For some millennials, morning breath may last for more than just the morning. That’s because, according to new research, many young Americans are failing to regularly clean their teeth. A new study into the dental hygiene habits of 2,000 Americans found three ...
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Flu Season

Posted on: February 19, 2018
The flu season is not over yet! The CDC has rated this years flu as "widespread" in 49 states. Normally flu season starts mid-winter and ends around early spring. The flu shot is not 100% effective because the virus is constantly evolving therefore each year the vaccine is an attempt to ...
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New Year..New Dental Insurance?

Posted on: January 24, 2018
Happy New Year! At Burns Family Dentistry, we work hard to keep our patients informed regarding their insurance benefits.  At the start of the new year (if your insurance is on a calendar year - if it is a benefit year, it may change at a different time), you have ...
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted on: January 15, 2018
Monday, Jan. 15, MLK Parade, downtown  The Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday. The parade will start at the Cape Fear Community College’s Schwartz Center, travel south down N. 3rd Street, east on Princess Street, then north on 4th Street, west on Red Cross Street, ...
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Burns Family Dentistry and Toys For Tots

Posted on: December 13, 2017
We are excited to announce, Burns Family Dentistry donated 150 children's toothbrushes to our local chapter of Toys for Tots which will be given in addition to the toys in hopes to maintain and promote healthy smiles. Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserves ...
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We’re Growing @ Burns Family Dentistry!

Posted on: December 7, 2017
We're happy to announce our new dental administrator, Kathy, and our new dental hygienist, Karen, to our team. Kathy is in her second week now and going strong! Kathy graduated from Mount Vernon College in DC with a Bachelor's of Arts in Human Development.  She will mainly function as our insurance ...
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People Who Put Up Holiday Decorations Early are Happier

Posted on: November 29, 2017
Because it is our job here at Burns Family Dentistry to make sure our patients have a winning smile, we thought it appropriate to report on the latest study saying people who put up holiday decorations early are happier.  The study says that for many people, holiday decorations bring back ...
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No-Shave November -what’s it all about?

Posted on: November 16, 2017
No-shave November
What’s not to love about November? The beautiful fall colors of the leaves as they fall from the trees, getting out our best flannels, football, Thanksgiving, and let’s not forget “No-Shave November”. Whether you're sporting peach fuzz, a 5:00 shadow, or the lumberjack look, beards are in, at least for ...
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Tooth Healthy on Thanksgiving

Posted on: November 7, 2017
Thanksgiving Day is coming up fast, 2 weeks from tomorrow(11/23/17). On this day, as we take time with family to give thanks, eat 7,000 calories and watch football... don't forget about your oral health. Your teeth are the real work horse of this holiday, so take care of them! Here ...
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