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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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Congratulations to Carrie, Google Review Winner…

Posted on: May 3, 2019
Congrats to Carrie, winner of our recent Google promotion of custom bleach trays (value of $468)!  Thank you to everyone that participated  you are all winners to us! If you would like to be a winner like Carrie, just leave us a Google review this month.  This month’s prize is a Phillips ...
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The History of Braces

Posted on: December 19, 2017
Many people see orthodontics, (the branch of dentistry that addresses the straightening of teeth) also known as "braces" as a modern development. Braces are often associated with aesthetics but they are also important for functionality as well. Misalignment of the teeth can make chewing efficiently difficult and can affect speech. ...
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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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We’re Growing @ Burns Family Dentistry!

Posted on: December 7, 2017
We're happy to announce our new dental administrator, Kathy, and our new dental hygienist, Karen, to our team. Kathy is in her second week now and going strong! Kathy graduated from Mount Vernon College in DC with a Bachelor's of Arts in Human Development.  She will mainly function as our insurance ...
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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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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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Dental Care During Pregnancy

Posted on: August 2, 2016
Many women aren't aware that caring for your teeth during and after pregnancy may be a little different than the normal routine. Women can often experience bleeding or inflammation of the gum tissue during pregnancy (called pregnancy gingivitis), so brushing with a soft bristle tooth brush and flossing regularly is important. ...
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