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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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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on: April 18, 2017
Oral cancer is on the rise in the US.  Almost 50,000 Americans will be diagnosed this year.  In the past, oral cancer mostly affected tobacco users and heavy drinkers over the age of 50, but we are now seeing an increase in oral cancer in younger individuals due to the ...
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Father’s Day Sunday JUNE 19th

Posted on: June 14, 2016
Father’s Day is a day where we devote extra time to help the Dads we know and love to remember to care for themselves as much as they care for their families. Here are some basic facts about men: Men are more likely to have a heart attack than women. There is growing research ...
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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on: April 7, 2016
April is oral cancer awareness month and we'd like help raise awareness by promoting education of oral cancer causes. Oral cancer will effect more that 48,000 Americans this year and most cases are diagnosed in people over the age of 40. Many people aren't educated about the causes and potential health risks ...
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Quit smoking today – you CAN do it!

Posted on: March 2, 2016
The ADA News (2/8) reported that on Jan. 25 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began airing new ads as part of its “Tips From Former Smokers” campaign, designed to educate the public about the negative health impact of tobacco use. The most recent campaign features personal stories of ...
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Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on: March 24, 2015
Awareness of oral cancer in the U.S. is relatively low. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, 43,250 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year alone. Some of the contributing factors are smoking and excessive use of alcohol, genetic predisposition, and has been linked to the HPV-16 virus ...
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Life with Dentures, Tips & Advice

Posted on: March 3, 2015
If some or all of your permanent teeth are missing, you may be using dentures: complete dentures if you’re missing all of your natural teeth or partial dentures if you’re missing a few teeth. Here are some basic tips: Allow your tissues to rest, handle denture with care, clean daily, take care ...
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Protect your Lips!

Posted on: September 4, 2014
Even if you get to the pool and slather sunscreen on your face and body before you spend the day in the sun, you've likely forgotten something important -- your lips. As fall approaches, this is still something to keep in mind. Using a sunscreen on your lips protects you ...
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July is UV Safety Month

Posted on: July 24, 2013
July is UV Safety Month and even though this month is almost over, summer and the UV rays that go along with it are still in full swing.Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun are the main cause ...
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April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on: April 3, 2013
Our practice takes oral cancer seriously and knows early detection and education are important for a patient to make decisions regarding their overall health. Each patient at our practice receives a thorough exam including an oral cancer screening. Oral cancer occurence has increased approx 11% in the over the past year. Oral cancer falls into ...
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