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UNCW Jr Seahawk Camp

Posted on: June 17, 2015
This Friday a few members of our practice will be participating with the UNCW Seahawk camp. The 2015 Jr. Seahawk Academy Summer Academy is an educational day program designed specifically for middle grade students (ages 10-14). The Junior Seahawk Academy’s targets students from economically disadvantaged and underrepresented populations to develop interests in STEM, health and ...
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Standard Prophylaxis or Periodontal Maintenance?

Posted on: June 11, 2015
When you come to "Drs. Eric and Casey Burns" and see our hygienist's, you are here for either a standard prophylaxis cleaning or for periodontal maintenance. Have you ever wondered what the difference between a prophylaxis cleaning and periodontal maintenance is? A patient that has a prophylaxis cleaning has polishing ...
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The Practice of Oil Pulling

Posted on: June 2, 2015
"Oil Pulling" is a folk remedy derived from Indian and Asian cultures and has gained significant popularity recently. "Oil Pulling" is done by using a tablespoon of edible oil, (coconut, sesame oil being most common) and swishing with it anywhere from 5-30 minutes. This practice is said to decrease the amount of ...
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Earth Day and Your Dental Routine

Posted on: April 21, 2015
Running water when brushing your teeth can waste up to 5 gallons of water.  When brushing 2X per day, you are wasting 10 gallons of drinking water in one day; 280 gallons over one month; 3360 gallons over one year. A family of four would use the equivalent of a 24' round above ground ...
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Looking for a Wilmington, NC dentist?

Posted on: April 14, 2015
Are you in the Wilmington, NC area and looking for a dental provider?  Eric and Casey Burns DDS is centrally located within walking distance from UNCW and we would love to meet you! Please feel free to check out our reviews and contact us if you have any questions regarding our ...
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Custom Bite Appliance Saves Teeth

Posted on: February 18, 2015
Bruxism is the clenching or grinding of teeth that often occurs while a person is sleeping. Symptoms of bruxism include: a tired or sore jaw, difficulty in opening and closing your mouth, sensitive teeth, headaches or earaches, and or pain in the jaw joints, flattened teeth, loss of tooth enamel near ...
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February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Posted on: February 9, 2015
Eric and Casey Burns DDS wants to remind everyone that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. In fact, Valentine’s Month is the perfect time to show your love by teaching your children about good oral health habits. There are 5 easy tips to help prevent cavities during this sugar-coated season: Treats ...
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It’s just a dental check-up, right? If I’m not having problems, does it matter? It matters…

Posted on: January 8, 2015
Did you know that 100 million Americans fail to see a dentist each year, even though regular dental examinations and good oral hygiene can prevent most dental disease? Q: Why do regular dental visits matter? A: Regular dental visits are important because they can help spot oral health problems early on when ...
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Take Advantage of Care Credit

Posted on: June 4, 2014
-Are you putting off your dental treatment due to your finances? Why not take advantage of using Care Credit. Drs. Eric and Casey Burns will even pick up the interest for you for 6-12 months for services over $200. That's 0% interest for 12 months! We do this to help ...
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I am pregnant and I have questions for my Dentist!

Posted on: January 15, 2014
For clarity, all instructions contained here are the collaborative standard according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists as well as the American Dental Association.Take home message: Healthy women with uncomplicated pregnancies can safely receive oral health services throughout their pregnancy without fear of harming themselves or the baby. ...
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