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Five Myths about Gum Disease Busted: The Truth Behind Healthy Teeth and Gums

The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) estimates that more than half of American adults suffer from some form of gum disease – from mild cases of gingivitis, to the more severe form known as periodontitis, also known as gum disease. … Continue reading

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Burgess Center Reviewed!!

Reviewed on Smilereminder As always, everyone was very friendly and welcoming “As always, everyone was very friendly and welcoming. Dr Burgess and his assistants make me feel comfortable every time, and I enjoy the conversations, even when I’m just the … Continue reading

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Limit Sweets!

Limit sweets intake to keep cavities in check. Try a healthy alternative. Remember that sweets should be a treat and not part of everyday eating. Every sugar dose equals about 20 minutes of a plaque attack so remember to brush … Continue reading

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Six Month Braces

Six month braces?! Who knew? Using the latest technology combined with time tested orthodontic techniques, Six-Month Braces move your teeth quickly and safely.  

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Ceramic or Porcelain Veneers

In recent years, the use of thin ceramic or porcelain veneer layer bonded to your existing tooth has become a popular cosmetic treatment. Veneers allow a skilled cosmetic dentist to reshape the appearance of your front teeth (upper and lower) … Continue reading

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How Cotton Candy Was Popularized By… A Dentist

Cotton candy’s earliest origins date back to 15th century Italy. Here, in specialty bakeries off cobblestoned streets, sugar syrup would be boiled in a pan and “flicked out” with forks to create decorative, wispy strands. Due to the laborious process … Continue reading

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Teeth Whitening

As we age, our teeth naturally lose whiteness as the underlying dentin in our teeth yellows. Add to that the stains acquired from lifestyle issues, like drinking coffee or tea and smoking tobacco products, and your pearly whites may not … Continue reading

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Therapy Dogs a Growing Trend in Dentistry

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – Whether it’s the sound of the drill or the thought of an extraction, a lot of people fear going to the dentist, but now there’s a growing trend allowing appointments to be more of a warm … Continue reading

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Got a toothache and can’t get to the dentist right away?

Gently chewing on a clove can ease tooth pain and gum inflammation for up to two hours, say UCLA researchers. Experts point to a natural compound in cloves called eugenol, a powerful, natural anesthetic.  

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Check Out This Awesome New Review

Reviewed on Google “I have been a patient at Burgess Center for many years and have never considered changing because they have friendly office receptionists (everyone is very professional and kind), state of the art digital equipment, one visit caps … Continue reading

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