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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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Easy Step to Help Prevent Skin Cancer! Don’t forget the sunscreen!!!

Posted on: May 16, 2017
Now that summer is upon us,  everyone here at Burns Family Dentistry wants to remind you to WEAR your SUNSCREEN!!! May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Skin cancer is the one of the most preventable forms of cancer.  Something so easy we can do to help prevent this is to just wear sunscreen! ...
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We make Custom Athletic Mouth Guards

Posted on: May 3, 2017
With sports in full swing, many of our patients are asking if we offer custom athletic guards.  The answer is YES!!! Mouth guards are usually required in most sports, however, we recommend athletes wear them while doing any sport including, swimming, horse back riding and even running. What's the difference between a ...
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Colgate Donates to Black Girls Code

Posted on: February 15, 2017
In honor of Black History Month Colgate is teaming up with Black Girls Code. This is a nonprofit organization that started in April 2011. They introduce computer coding lessons to young girls from underrepresented communities. Black Girls CODE's ultimate goal is to provide African-American youth with the skills to occupy some ...
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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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Join us in celebrating “Children’s Dental Health Month!”

Posted on: February 2, 2016
February is recognized as "Children's Dental Health" month to promote education and encourage proper care of children's dental needs. Often the importance of maintaining and caring for primary teeth, or "baby teeth" is unknown or goes unattended. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 42% of children ...
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Parent’s role in promoting good dental health

Posted on: September 14, 2015
Many parents ask how they can help their kids have healthy teeth.  Besides daily brushing with fluoride toothpaste and flossing, diet plays a very important role.  Children tend to mock the behaviors of their parents so setting a good example diet-wise is a great place to start.  Limiting liquid sugars ...
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7 mistakes to avoid – children oral health

Posted on: March 11, 2015
42 percent of children ages 2-11 have had cavities in their baby teeth while 21 percent of children ages 6-11 have already had them in their permanent teeth (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). What are the common mistakes and how can you avoid them to keep your child's teeth healthy? 1. ...
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A Reminder from Drs. Eric and Casey Burns to Get Your Flu Shot!!

Posted on: September 16, 2014
Kids have started back to school all across the nation, and summer vacations have all but come to an end. This time of the year is always exciting for kids, relief for parents, and maybe just a little stressful for school personnel as our children once again head back to ...
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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month!

Posted on: February 11, 2014
Did you know February is National Children's Dental Health Month? It is meant to raise awareness about the importance of pediatric oral health. Having your children see their Dentist for routine appointments and developing good Oral Hygiene habits at a young age can help give your child the head ...
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