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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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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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Congrats Brad! winner of free custom bleach trays!!

Posted on: July 10, 2018
Congrats to Brad, winner of our recent Google promotion of custom bleach trays (value of $468)!  Thank you to everyone that participated 🙂 you are all winners to us! If you would like to be a winner like Brad, just leave us a Google review this month.  This month’s prize is a Phillips ...
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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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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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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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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on: October 17, 2017
At Burns Family Dentistry, one of our goals is to help raise awareness about breast cancer and try to do our part to help.  For several years now, we have taken a staff picture (with our best pink fanfare), posted information on our Blog/Facebook page, and made a donation to ...
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Want to win a free dinner on us??

Posted on: September 28, 2017
Congrats to Glenda, winner of our recent Google promotion of an awesome Sonicare Flexcare Platinum tooth brush!  Thank you to everyone that participated :-) you are all winners to us! If you would like to be a winner like Glenda, just leave us a Google review this month.  This month's prize ...
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Cape Fear Detachment #1070 Marine Corps

Posted on: August 23, 2017
Burns Family Dentistry is proud to support the efforts of the Cape Fear Detachment of the Marine Corps League.  Each year since 1775, Marines around the world gather in local ceremonies to commemorate the Found of the US Marine Corps. This year marks the 242nd birthday of the Marine Corps and ...
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