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Back to School Dental Tips…

Posted on: July 22, 2019
Did you know that neglecting your child’s dental health can cause an increase in missed school days? In a recent study published in the Journal of Public Health, it was found that between 58 and 80 hours of school were missed due to dental pain and toothaches out of every 100 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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What is causing this stain on my teeth?

Posted on: January 19, 2016
When patients come in for their hygiene appointments, many are concerned with the stain that has accumulated on their teeth during their time away from the dental office.  Many times the cause is obvious.  As a general rule, anything dark that a person eats or drinks on a regular basis can cause ...
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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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