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The Wonderful World of Teeth

Posted on: November 14, 2018
How well do you know the world of teeth? Take a look at these fun dental trivia and facts - there may be some that surprise you!  Visit Burns Family Dentistry for more information about our services (from dental cleanings to same day crowns to dentures - just to name a ...
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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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Tooth Healthy on Thanksgiving

Posted on: November 7, 2017
Thanksgiving Day is coming up fast, 2 weeks from tomorrow(11/23/17). On this day, as we take time with family to give thanks, eat 7,000 calories and watch football... don't forget about your oral health. Your teeth are the real work horse of this holiday, so take care of them! Here ...
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How often should you get a Teeth Cleaning?

Posted on: September 20, 2017
You’ve probably heard how important it is to get a professional teeth cleaning to reduce the risk of cavities and gum disease, but how often do you really need to schedule a cleaning? If you have good oral hygiene habits and a healthy mouth, your dentist and dental hygienist will ...
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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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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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Burns Family Dentistry Participates in UNCW’s Jr. Seahawk Camp

Posted on: July 11, 2016
This Friday, Dr. Casey, Julie and Dana are excited to be doing a dental health presentation for a group of students at UNCW's Jr. Seahawk camp.  The presentation will consist of fun dental facts and tips for maintaining good oral health.  Teaching this awesome group of kids is just one of the ways ...
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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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What type of toothbrush is best for your teeth?

Posted on: November 24, 2015
When it comes to your toothbrush, one size does not fit all. In addition to the many shapes and sizes of manual (regular) toothbrushes there are also powered (mechanical) and sonic varieties. Which is best for you depends on your individual condition and needs. A manual toothbrush works just fine for ...
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Life with Dentures, Tips & Advice

Posted on: March 3, 2015
If some or all of your permanent teeth are missing, you may be using dentures: complete dentures if you’re missing all of your natural teeth or partial dentures if you’re missing a few teeth. Here are some basic tips: Allow your tissues to rest, handle denture with care, clean daily, take care ...
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