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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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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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Flu Season and Your Teeth

Posted on: March 29, 2017
We are not out of the flu season yet! So while you are laid up recovering from the flu, there are a couple of things to keep in mind for your oral health. Dry mouth-  Having a stuffy nose leads to mouth breathing. Mouth breathing + low saliva(saliva production normally decreases ...
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Diabetes and Oral Health

Posted on: November 8, 2016
November is Diabetes awareness month. Diabetes affects your whole body and increases your risk of dental disease. Healthy blood sugar levels will lower the risk of gum disease. Brushing, flossing, routine dental exams/ professional cleanings, controlling your blood sugar and watching your diet are extremely important! Lots of diabetics suffer from lack ...
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Father’s Day Sunday JUNE 19th

Posted on: June 14, 2016
Father’s Day is a day where we devote extra time to help the Dads we know and love to remember to care for themselves as much as they care for their families. Here are some basic facts about men: Men are more likely to have a heart attack than women. There is growing research ...
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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on: April 7, 2016
April is oral cancer awareness month and we'd like help raise awareness by promoting education of oral cancer causes. Oral cancer will effect more that 48,000 Americans this year and most cases are diagnosed in people over the age of 40. Many people aren't educated about the causes and potential health risks ...
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Habits That Are Bad For Your Teeth!

Posted on: February 17, 2016
Have you ever thought about how your habits that you've picked up over time may be harming your teeth? I am sure we have all heard about how brushing our teeth too hard is bad, but have you thought about the things we do on a day to day basis without even thinking about it? For ...
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The Practice of Oil Pulling

Posted on: June 2, 2015
"Oil Pulling" is a folk remedy derived from Indian and Asian cultures and has gained significant popularity recently. "Oil Pulling" is done by using a tablespoon of edible oil, (coconut, sesame oil being most common) and swishing with it anywhere from 5-30 minutes. This practice is said to decrease the amount of ...
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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on: March 24, 2015
Awareness of oral cancer in the U.S. is relatively low. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, 43,250 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year alone. Some of the contributing factors are smoking and excessive use of alcohol, genetic predisposition, and has been linked to the HPV-16 virus ...
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The effects of “E-cigarettes” on Oral Health

Posted on: January 26, 2015
With the new growing trend of  using electronic cigarettes or "e-Cigarettes" as a safer alternative to cigarette smoking, it is important to address the effects that it may have on oral health. E-cigarettes are battery operated devices that turn a liquid solution made up of nicotine, distilled water and other ...
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