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Potential oral health Benefits of Sugar-Free Gum

Posted on: August 8, 2012
Based on a recent study posted in Dentistry Today, a significantly higher portion of participants in a gum chewing study group perceived that their oral health had improved. The control group consisted of 186 people, age 60 and older who were not regular gum chewers. Participants were randomly ...
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Dr. Eric Burns and staff participate in dental module of UNCW Jr. Seahawk Math/Science Camp

Posted on: June 26, 2012
Dr. Eric Burns, Jenny (treatment coordinator) and Julie (hygienist) of Eric and Casey Burns DDS participated in teaching an interactive dental module at the UNCW Jr. Seahawk math and science camp last Friday 6/22/12. The focus was on educating students on oral home care (brushing and flossing techniques) as ...
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Cavity Prevention and Sports Drinks

Posted on: May 2, 2012
Patient education is a big focus in our dental practice. We want to give our patients the tools and knowledge to take care of their teeth and protect their health. One of the basics is how to prevent dental caries (cavities) or tooth decay. It seems simple ...
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Keeping a Healthy Oral Environment and Caring for Kid’s Teeth!

Posted on: March 6, 2012
Have you discussed brushing, flossing, diet, sealants and fluoride with your Kid(s)?You can make visiting the dentist a positive experience for your children by educating them on these topics which will help prevent them from getting cavities (or caries, which is the professional term)... Here's how:Brushing and flossing are important ...
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Tooth Decay

Posted on: May 2, 2011
How do you know if you have Tooth Decay/Cavities?Have you been consistant with your dental visits? If not to determine tooth decay you would need to schedule an appointment at your dental office for a thorough exam, which typically includes x-rays."Most decayed teeth can be saved! " A filling or ...
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