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Super Bowl Snacks and Your Teeth

Posted on: January 18, 2017
We have 1 more weekend of playoffs left before the super bowl, so we still have plenty of time to prepare a tooth healthy menu plan for the big game! Foods to Avoid: 1) Soda-acidic beverages can do a lot of damage on your teeth(even diet), but if you must, use a straw to ...
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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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Participate this Halloween in Teal Pumpkin Project!

Posted on: October 24, 2016
Halloween's Teal Pumpkin Project promotes non edible sweets. Instead of handing out decay causing treats, consider other goodies like sugar free gum that contains xylitol, glow sticks, or spider rings. Some kids have food allergies and giving out non edible items makes it safer for them. Paint your pumpkin teal ...
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The benefits of xylitol in your chewing gum!

Posted on: June 1, 2016
Xylitol is a natural sugar found in plant material used as a sweetener in various chewing gums, certain candies, and a variety of other dental related products. Studies show that xylitol can be directly beneficial to your dental health when used regularly because the mouth processes it into an acid that doesn't cause ...
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Happy New Year from Drs Eric and Casey Burns and Staff

Posted on: January 7, 2014
As the holiday season comes to close, we bid the year adieu and welcome the 2014 with open arms. The Dental Office of Drs. Eric and Casey Burns bring in the new year with a list of resolutions in mind. With new resolutions being made, we were led to urge ...
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Help Me! My Mouth is so DRY!!

Posted on: May 14, 2013
Are you suffering from xerostomia? Xerostomia is the medical term used to describe a patient's state of having a "dry mouth".There are many factors that contribute to xerostomia. One of the causes of the dreaded "dry mouth condition" include cancer treatments with chemotherapy and/or cancer treatments with radiation of the ...
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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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