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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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Caring For Your Children’s Teeth

Most children do not have the coordination to effectively brush and floss their own teeth until they are about 6 or 7 years old. When you feel they are old enough to do it on their own, close supervision is … Continue reading

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Laser Dentistry

Have you ever heard of the Waterlase laser? This specific laser can offer you pain-free dental procedures without using any anesthesia. Coupled with an air/water spray, the Waterlase HydroKinetic YSGG dental laser is able to replace that dreaded ‘SHOT.’

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Why Falling Asleep Without Brushing Your Teeth Is Actually Pretty Darn Gross

The question: Just how gross is it really if I forget to brush my teeth before bed every once in a while? The answer: Bad news: It’s pretty gross. You probably already know that the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends … Continue reading

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