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Sports Drinks – good or bad for your teeth?

Posted on: May 16, 2018
With warmer weather here, it is common to reach for a sports drink to quench your thirst. Sports drinks are a popular way to combat dehydration in summer temperatures, but the sugar and acid can wreak havoc on your teeth. Sports drinks—which contain carbohydrates, minerals, electrolytes and flavoring—are intended to replace water ...
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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on: April 9, 2018
April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month in the United States - at Burns Family Dentistry, an oral cancer screening is part of your periodic or comprehensive new patient exam.  We do our best to serve as a first line of defense against oral cancer by incorporating this into your exam and ...
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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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Flu Season

Posted on: February 19, 2018
The flu season is not over yet! The CDC has rated this years flu as "widespread" in 49 states. Normally flu season starts mid-winter and ends around early spring. The flu shot is not 100% effective because the virus is constantly evolving therefore each year the vaccine is an attempt to ...
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Tooth Healthy on Thanksgiving

Posted on: November 7, 2017
Thanksgiving Day is coming up fast, 2 weeks from tomorrow(11/23/17). On this day, as we take time with family to give thanks, eat 7,000 calories and watch football... don't forget about your oral health. Your teeth are the real work horse of this holiday, so take care of them! Here ...
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Want to win a free dinner?

Posted on: August 2, 2017
Congrats to Ginny, winner of our recent Google promotion of custom bleach trays!  Thank you to everyone that participated :-) you are all winners to us! If you would like to be a winner like Ginny, just leave us a Google review this month.  This month's prize is a $50 gift ...
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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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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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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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