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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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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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Today is National Flag Day!

Posted on: June 14, 2018
Here's why we celebrate Flag Day on June 14: The “Stars and Stripes” was authorized by Congress on June 14, 1777, according to the National Flag Day Foundation. In the fifth item on the agenda that day. The entry in the journal of the Continental Congress reads “Resolved that the flag of the ...
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Same Day Crowns

Posted on: May 31, 2018
Did you know that our practice has technology to do same day crowns? Typically, when your tooth suffers damage, a dental crown is placed.  A dental crown is essentially a tooth cap that covers the entire visible portion of your natural tooth, providing strength and protection. Crowns usually require two dental ...
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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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Congrats College Graduates!

Posted on: May 2, 2018
With graduation just around the corner, Burns Family Dentistry would like to take a moment to say CONGRATS to all our patients that will be graduating from college this spring!  Whether it is from UNCW, Cape Fear Community, or any other college, it is a major achievement and we want ...
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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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