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Do-It-Yourself Braces Trend Among Children May Cause Permanent Damage

Posted on: May 22, 2017
*DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME*  The “disturbing trend” of children creating do-it-yourself braces out of rubber bands, aluminum foil, and paper clips. According to the report, there are an abundance of DIY braces videos on YouTube. A popular DIY braces technique is placing “a rubber band around two front ...
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Eating after Dental Treatment

Posted on: October 12, 2016
[caption id="attachment_7681" align="alignleft" width="150"] Peach, Mango, and Banada Smoothie[/caption] One concern patients have for post operative dental treatment is when can they eat?! It is important to know what type of dental treatment you are having, first of all. For routine visits like cleanings, most of the time there is no ...
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Looking Into Dental Insurance? Key Things To Consider!

Posted on: December 8, 2015
With 2015 coming to an end you might be looking to get new dental insurance for the New Year. Whether you currently have dental insurance or you are looking into getting insurance for the first time there are many things to consider. There are a lot of dental plans out there and ...
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Take Advantage of Care Credit

Posted on: October 15, 2015
Next time you need dental work done and are a little strapped for money, remember Care Credit is there to help.   Care Credit is a great option Burns Family Dentistry  accepts as a payment option to help our patients get the dental care they need. The Drs. even pick up ...
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Use it or lose it – maximize your Dental Benefits

Posted on: September 8, 2015
Sometimes dental insurance policies can be difficult to understand. At Burns Family Dentistry we are happy to contact the insurance companies to get a breakdown of our patients dental benefits to help them understand their coverage. One misconception is that plans cover two “free” cleanings a year. With most plans ...
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Should I use at home tooth polishing kits?

Posted on: December 29, 2014
Short answer: NO! Everyone agrees that tooth stain is a part of life, we all get stain. Stain on teeth naturally occurs with consumption of red wines, coffee, general tobacco use, and other habits. While there are several options on how to improve the appearance of teeth, at home tooth “polishing” products ...
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Understanding How Your Dental Plan Works – use it or lose it

Posted on: December 2, 2014
Sometimes dental insurance policies can be difficult to understand. At Eric and Casey Burns DDS we are happy to contact the insurance companies to get a breakdown of our patients benefits to help them understand their coverage. We try our best to get as much information about your dental benefits ...
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Why is my dentist concerned about cough drops?

Posted on: November 18, 2014
Cold and flu season is here and with that is an increase in the number of people taking cough drops or syrups to treat their symptoms. Did you know many of those remedies are full of sugar? Refined sugars are especially bad for your teeth and the frequency you consme the ...
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Dry mouth: What effects does it have on your teeth? Helpful information from Drs Eric and Casey Burns

Posted on: October 30, 2014
What is Dry Mouth? Dry mouth also known as Xerostomia is associated with salivary gland hypofunction where there is a reduced amount of salivary output. This watery substance in our mouth aids in lubricating and protecting our teeth, tongue and tissues. It aids in chewing, swallowing and digesting food and also ...
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New Dental Insurance? Let us know!

Posted on: August 12, 2014
Did you know that before our patients come into our office we need to have your dental insurance information? Whether you are a long time patient of our practice or one of our new patients, we like to get as much information that we can about your dental insurance before ...
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