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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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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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