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The Wonderful World of Teeth

Posted on: November 14, 2018
How well do you know the world of teeth? Take a look at these fun dental trivia and facts - there may be some that surprise you!  Visit Burns Family Dentistry for more information about our services (from dental cleanings to same day crowns to dentures - just to name a ...
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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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Diabetes and Oral Health

Posted on: November 8, 2016
November is Diabetes awareness month. Diabetes affects your whole body and increases your risk of dental disease. Healthy blood sugar levels will lower the risk of gum disease. Brushing, flossing, routine dental exams/ professional cleanings, controlling your blood sugar and watching your diet are extremely important! Lots of diabetics suffer from lack ...
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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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How Caffeine Can Effect Your Dental Health

Posted on: April 29, 2014
Moderate amounts of caffeine are considered safe for you to consume, but large amounts of drinks and foods that contain caffeine can cause damage to your teeth. It is known that the amount of caffeine you consume can affect the health and appearance of your teeth. Knowing these effects can ...
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Kidney Disease and How it is Linked to Your Oral Health

Posted on: October 9, 2013
Kidney Health Kidney disease affects millions of people in the US, with many more at risk of developing the disease. Those at risk include people who have diabetes, high blood pressure, and family history of kidney disease. Studies are now showing poor eating habits, smoking, and obesity are also a ...
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Potential oral health Benefits of Sugar-Free Gum

Posted on: August 8, 2012
Based on a recent study posted in Dentistry Today, a significantly higher portion of participants in a gum chewing study group perceived that their oral health had improved. The control group consisted of 186 people, age 60 and older who were not regular gum chewers. Participants were randomly ...
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Superfloss for Bridges and Braces

Posted on: March 18, 2012
Superfloss is helpful for cleaning the plaque and debris for those with bridges, braces,and wide spaces between teeth.One end of the Superfloss is stiffened like a floss threader, making it easier to get through tight spaces.There is a spongy section of floss that will help grab and remove plaque when ...
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Healthy Mouth Equals Better Overall Dental Health

Posted on: January 30, 2012
More and more research is being conducted on the effects of gum disease on the body's overall health. Many of the studies have concluded that the bacteria that causes gingivitis and periodontal disease can also increase the chances of heart disease and stroke, affect the blood sugar of diabetics, and, ...
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Benefits of using Water Pik for dental health

Posted on: January 18, 2012
Standard dental floss is the most effective tool for cleaning the tight spaces between the teeth. You can also use dental floss to scrape up and down the sides of each tooth.A WaterPik (oral irrigator) is a device that aims a stream of water at your teeth. It can ...
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