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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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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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Seasonal allergies can affect my dental health?

Posted on: March 9, 2016
Spring is right around the corner. Time when we can start enjoying warmer weather and more time in the sun. However, the spring time can be a headache for many as allergy season is also starting up. Some common symptoms of seasonal allergies include itchy and watery eyes, runny nose, ...
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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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Diabetes and My Mouth!

Posted on: November 9, 2015
November 14 is World Diabetes Awareness Day! You may be wondering why you are seeing Diabetes concerns on your Dentist's page? It's simple, the answer is Glucose... Glucose is by definition a sugar. It is the main source of energy and fuel for most living organisms from bacteria to humans. We ...
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The Importance of staying Hydrated this summer!!

Posted on: July 7, 2015
According to the Harvard Health Letter, healthy adults need 30 to 50 ounces of fluid per day. Drinking fluids is crucial to maintaining the function of EVERY system in your body, including your heart, brain, and muscles. Fluids carry nutrients, flush bacteria and prevent constipation, which is always good! :) In ...
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Welcome Rhonda, our new Treatment Coordinator!

Posted on: May 12, 2015
No one likes turnover but unfortunately for us (but great for her), one of our treatment coordinators (Jamie) has decided to be a stay at home mom. We wish her a fond farewell and best wishes to her family! At this time, we welcome Rhonda to our dental team! Rhonda comes ...
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The Care Project

Posted on: August 12, 2014
Eric and Casey Burns DDS are proud to sponsor The Care Project. The CARE Project, is a local nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing hope to families who have children and/or adults with hearing challenges through counseling experiences aimed at the processing of the emotional stages of grief.CARE also is ...
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Eric and Casey Burns DDS supports Cape Fear Chorale Spring Concert Wilmington, NC

Posted on: April 11, 2013
Eric and Casey Burns DDS is proud to support Cape Fear Chorale’s concert programs this year.  Donations help the Chorale be able to continue offering free classical / traditional music programs to the people in the Wilmington area.  This gives families with children, senior citizens, students ...
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