Local Fall Fun for the Family!

Part of being a local dentist means knowing the best spots in town to create even MORE smiles! The 757 Williamsburg community is packed with fun year-round, and it’s fun for the entire family! To help you and the kids, your favorite family dentist, Dr. Burden, has compiled the best sites and events to visit this fall. Howl-O-Scream Since going … Read More

Why do Dentures Click?

What makes you tick makes them click: Dentures being loose and separate from real teeth means they can move and be removed. Just like other nervous habits that develop, like biting nails, you may find yourself clicking your dentures absentmindedly. But this can cause wear and prevent them from being securely attached. A different option is more helpful here. Check … Read More

Never Hide Your Smile

Maybe it’s that upcoming job interview. Maybe it’s a first date. What about that etsy project you want to share with the world? Go ahead. Share it. Because there’s nothing stopping you from showing off your smile now. Invisalign Straightening is the customized and undetectable way to straighten your teeth without the embarrassment and upkeep of traditional braces. The Invisalign … Read More

Are Your Dentures Driving You Crazy?

You’re enjoying a romantic dinner with your spouse. You feel confident and excited to connect with them on this intimate level, but there’s just one problem…you don’t actually feel fully relaxed. Each time you take a bite of something new, in the back of your mind, you worry that your dentures may slip. Sounds familiar? We have the solution! Mini … Read More

Periodontal disease and it’s relationship with diabetes

DIABETES: A DISEASE THAT AFFECTS THE CONTROL OF THE HORMONE INSULIN IN THE BODY. WHEN UNCONTROLLED, THE BLOOD SUGAR (BLODD SUGAR) RISES WHICH CAN CAUSE INFLAMMATION. PERIODONTAL DISEASE: A DISEASE THROUGH INFLAMMATION BREAKS DOWN THE LIGAMENTS, AND BONE STRUCTURES SURROUNDING THE TEETH. SYMPTOMS OF DIABETES INCLUDE: HIGHER RISK OF PERIODONTAL DISEASE (GUM DISEASE) POOR GLUCOSE CONTROL POSSIBLE FUNGAL INFECTION (CANDIDA … Read More

Halloween Candy Alternatives

With all the candy being passed out, Halloween can be a really scary night for teeth.   There are lots of fun alternatives that are sure to keep many (probably not all) trick or treaters smiling throughout the night.  Not to mention, these ideas will also help keep their smiles much healthier without all that sugar!  And, this is sure to … Read More