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Mouth-Body Connection

Posted on: September 27, 2018
Importance of oral health and hygiene: Mouth-Body Connection Taking care of the body is important and so is your oral health. Researchers have found that oral health is vital for your overall well-being. Proper oral care prevents multiple diseases related to the teeth and gums. The mouth is also a part ...
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Wisdom teeth

Posted on: August 28, 2018
With age comes wisdom. Specifically, wisdom teeth, which typically appear between the ages of 17 and 21 and are referred to as your third molars. Historically, these teeth have been called wisdom teeth because they come through at a more "mature" age. When they come through correctly, healthy wisdom teeth can ...
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Out-of-this-World Dental Technology

Posted on: August 9, 2018
While most people know how technology developed by NASA for space travel enhances everyday life (memory foam, portable cordless vacuums, etc.), you may be surprised to find some of the technologies in the dental office have space-age historical backgrounds. Digital X-rays: In the 1990's, NASA sought to create a single ...
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Toothache? Let’s find out why!

Posted on: July 30, 2018
Let's "face" it, having a toothache can be miserable!  Toothaches can have many causes, which is why it’s important to not try to diagnose the problem by yourself at home. Since toothaches can cause severe pain and even have the potential to cause a life-threatening infection, getting professional help sooner rather ...
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Sports Drinks – good or bad for your teeth?

Posted on: May 16, 2018
With warmer weather here, it is common to reach for a sports drink to quench your thirst. Sports drinks are a popular way to combat dehydration in summer temperatures, but the sugar and acid can wreak havoc on your teeth. Sports drinks—which contain carbohydrates, minerals, electrolytes and flavoring—are intended to replace water ...
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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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