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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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Am I getting shorter as I Age??

Posted on: May 12, 2014
Our height is determined by the length of the long bones, the spine, and the skull collectively. While the leg bones and the skull remain pretty much unchanged in length after we reach adulthood, our spinal bones tend to shrink. Most of us have 24 vertebrae. They are typically stacked ...
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Spring Forward, Fall Back

Posted on: March 11, 2014
Daylight Saving Time started this past weekend. It begins the 2nd Sunday of March and lasts until the 1st Sunday of November at 2 a.m. In the 1970s studies by the U.S. government showed that we conserve the entire country's electricity usage by about 1% each day with ...
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Happy Mardi Gras!

Posted on: March 5, 2014
Most of you know that Drs. Eric and Casey Burns are from New Orleans, LA originally. Since moving to North Carolina in 2005, the Mardi Gras season, parades and crawfish boils have been replaced with many North Carolina festivities like Azalea Festival, Oyster Roasts and UNCW plays and concerts! But ...
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Is there a reason to be worried about dental x-rays?

Posted on: July 15, 2013
The measurement of radiation is called millisievert (mSv). Naturally our bodies absorb 3.7 mSv annually  from naturally occurring chemicals from the sun, earth, and our own bodies. It would take 25,000 airport scans to equal our annual natural radiation levels. Chest x-rays with two views, equal one year of naturally ...
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My teeth are wearing away…what’s happening?

Posted on: March 5, 2013
There are a few reasons why you would feel like your teeth are "wearing away" or feeling thinner, flatter, sharper, or yellower. All of these manifestations can be caused by your habits as well as your diet. Let's start by describing the different kinds of wear: 1. Attrition is described ...
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Which Toothbrush is best for me?

Posted on: February 28, 2013
There are so many kinds of toothbrushes to choose from in the store now! This usually makes it confusing in selecting the right toothbrush for you. Keep in mind that there are many factors about your teeth that make them special to you. For example, some of us have sensitive teeth, ...
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HomeTown Heroes Golf Classic – Drs. Burns sponsor great cause!

Posted on: May 7, 2012
Drs. Eric and Casey Burns are proud to provide sponsorship for the HomeTown Heroes Charity Golf Tournament taking place on May 21, 2012 @ 8:00 AM at the Wilmington Municipal Golf Course. The tournament is raising money to build a memorial in honor of the 7 fallen firefighers from Wilmington ...
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Welcome Dr. Burns

Posted on: December 21, 2010
In an effort to better serve our patients, Dr. Ward’s dental practice now has extended hours (Mon/Wed) and is open on Fridays. Dr. Burns will be assisting us with patient care as we transition to our new schedule.Dr. Burns comes to us with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery (School of ...
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