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Today is National Flag Day!

Posted on: June 14, 2018
Here's why we celebrate Flag Day on June 14: The “Stars and Stripes” was authorized by Congress on June 14, 1777, according to the National Flag Day Foundation. In the fifth item on the agenda that day. The entry in the journal of the Continental Congress reads “Resolved that the flag of the ...
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Same Day Crowns

Posted on: May 31, 2018
Did you know that our practice has technology to do same day crowns? Typically, when your tooth suffers damage, a dental crown is placed.  A dental crown is essentially a tooth cap that covers the entire visible portion of your natural tooth, providing strength and protection. Crowns usually require two dental ...
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Good News for Those That Suffer From Dry Mouth!

Posted on: July 18, 2017
Xerostomia, also known as "dry mouth" can be very uncomfortable and patients that suffer from it are also at a greater risk for cavities. Some medications, chemotherapy or radiation and even age are some common causes of dry mouth. Often patients try to relieve symptoms by drinking fluids or sucking ...
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Happy July 4th from Burns Family Dentistry!

Posted on: June 28, 2017
We hope everyone has a safe and fun July 4th holiday.  We are excited about spending time with our family and friends. Fun Fact: Do you know all the words to the national anthem? The lyrics we sing are only part of a poem written by Francis Scott Key. O say can ...
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Its National Flag Day!!! What’s it all about?

Posted on: June 14, 2017
On June 14 we honor Old Glory on National Flag Day. This day commemorates the adoption of the United States flag on June 14, 1777. -Flag Day was first established by President Woodrow Wilson in 1914. Wilson was also the first president to recognize Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, the latter ...
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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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New Discovery of Paleolithic Dentistry

Posted on: May 9, 2017
Ever wondered about how dentistry was done 100 years ago? How about 14,000 years ago?! New discoveries suggest that earliest signs of dentistry date back to the Mesolithic time period, also known as part of the "Stone Age!" The stone age is a defined time period from 15,000 to 11,500 years ago, during ...
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Azalea Festival – A scene to be seen

Posted on: April 4, 2017
Looking for something fun to do to get out and enjoy this spring weather?  Celebrate southern style at the 77th annual Azalea Festival.  The Festival takes place April 5-9th and there is something for everyone! The North Carolina Azalea Festival is Wilmington’s annual community celebration and the largest festival of its ...
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Do you want to win a free dinner?

Posted on: March 30, 2017
Congrats to Amy, our March Google promotion winner of free custom bleach trays!!  Thank you to everyone that participated in our promotion - remember, if you didn't win this time, you can always try again - we do a different promotion each month :-)  Speaking of that.... Our April promotion is: ...
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Burns Family Dentistry is growing!

Posted on: March 14, 2017
Very soon we will start our building expansion.  Thank you in advance for your patience during our construction phase.  This addition will add 3 more rooms to our practice which will allow us to better accommodate new patients and provide more flexibility for our current patients scheduling needs.  You may ...
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