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New Year..New Dental Insurance?

Posted on: January 24, 2018
Happy New Year! At Burns Family Dentistry, we work hard to keep our patients informed regarding their insurance benefits.  At the start of the new year (if your insurance is on a calendar year - if it is a benefit year, it may change at a different time), you have ...
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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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People Who Put Up Holiday Decorations Early are Happier

Posted on: November 29, 2017
Because it is our job here at Burns Family Dentistry to make sure our patients have a winning smile, we thought it appropriate to report on the latest study saying people who put up holiday decorations early are happier.  The study says that for many people, holiday decorations bring back ...
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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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Burns Family Dentistry is growing!

Posted on: March 14, 2017
Very soon we will start our building expansion.  Thank you in advance for your patience during our construction phase.  This addition will add 3 more rooms to our practice which will allow us to better accommodate new patients and provide more flexibility for our current patients scheduling needs.  You may ...
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Special Olympics

Posted on: February 7, 2017
Burns Family Dentistry proudly supports Specials Olympics North Carolina. Through annual funding, over 301,280 inspiring individuals with intellectual disabilities in North Carolina can experience the joy of year-round sports training and competition. Please help Special Olympics athletes to be braver than they thought possible, and inspire all of us to ...
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Bye Bye Microbeads!

Posted on: January 30, 2017
If you start noticing that your face washes, soaps and toothpastes no longer contain microbeads, that's because the "Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015" goes into effect this year.  Microbeads are generally used as exfoliants however, the FDA is banning these small plastic particles from our "rinse-off cosmetics" because they ultimately are ...
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Super Bowl Snacks and Your Teeth

Posted on: January 18, 2017
We have 1 more weekend of playoffs left before the super bowl, so we still have plenty of time to prepare a tooth healthy menu plan for the big game! Foods to Avoid: 1) Soda-acidic beverages can do a lot of damage on your teeth(even diet), but if you must, use a straw to ...
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‘Tis The Season For Traditions!

Posted on: December 8, 2016
Tis the season for Traditions! One of things I love about the holidays are the traditions. I love that it brings everyone's friends and families together. Traditions can be anything you want! It's always fun to carry over a tradition you had when you were a child and start it ...
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