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  • The Cavity Preventing Benefits of Xylitol

    20 Apr 2017 | 0 Comments

    During each visit to the dentist, either Dr. Burks or one of our hygienists will examine your teeth and remove plaque from the surface. They’ll also check for signs of early tooth decay and provide you with tips for preventing future harm to your teeth. While eating tooth-healthy foods, drinking plenty of water, and brushing with fluoride toothpastes are all well-known solutions, Xylitol offers another easy way to prevent cavities.

  • Are Diabetes & Gum Disease Associated?

    13 Apr 2017 | 0 Comments

    At the office of Dr. Robert Burks, we go beyond offering you comprehensive dental care, as we really care about your overall well-being too. It’s no secret that having a beautiful smile reaps incredible benefits, such as increased self-confidence, great oral health and improved appearance. But did you also know that poor oral health can harm the body?

  • National Children's Dental Health Month

    09 Feb 2017 | 0 Comments

    February is National Children's Dental Health Month! This is a great time to take a moment to learn about good oral home care so that our kids will have the best smile they can have.

  • The Making of Dr. Burks' Infamous Annual Christmas Card

    06 Jan 2017 | 0 Comments

    At the office of Dr. Robert Burks, we treat our patients like family. We want you to know that we’re with you and your family every step of the way, whether you’re coming in for a simple cleaning or more complex cosmetic dentistry procedures. We’re proud to serve patients in Winter Springs, Oviedo, and Orlando, FL. To kick off the new year on a lighthearted note, find out about how our team creates our highly anticipated holiday card!

  • Trick or Treat: Are Some Candies Better For Your Teeth Than Others?

    26 Sep 2016 | 0 Comments

    Halloween is almost here and that means candy treats are coming soon! At Dr. Burks’ office, we want to make sure you have a fantastic Halloween, without damaging your beautiful and healthy teeth. The sugar and acid levels in sweets are a nightmare to your teeth, but some choices are better than others. When you’re digging through candy bowls at the end of October, keep our list of recommended and non-recommended candies in mind!

  • 3 Dental Procedures That Can Increase Your Confidence

    18 Aug 2016 | 0 Comments

    A beautiful smile helps us feel confident when facing new challenges and social situations including gaining respect from our peers, making new friends, or making a great first impression at a job interview. At the office of Dr. Robert Burks, we provide cosmetic dentistry services to help our patients achieve high levels of happiness. Feel free to ask either Dr. Burks, or one of our other dedicated team members about our various services, that can whiten your teeth and help you turn heads at home, work, or family gathering.

  • How You Can Reverse Gingivitis

    27 Jul 2016 | 0 Comments

    At the office of Dr. Robert Burks, we pride ourselves on giving our patients the finest preventative oral care and tips for maintaining healthy teeth. Our painless services, which include general and cosmetic dentistry, make our practice a top choice for families living in Winter Springs, Oviedo, and other surrounding areas. One of the most common problems we see in the office is gingivitis, but fortunately, some simple lifestyle changes can reverse this issue.

  • Are Your Teeth Sensitive?

    31 May 2016 | 0 Comments

    Is having hot coffee or a glass of ice water a painful experience for you? Does brushing or flossing cause a sharp sensation within your teeth? If so, you may have sensitive teeth. It’s caused by the exposure of dentin, which is normally protected by layers of enamel and cementum in the crowns of the teeth.

  • 3 Ways to Save Money at the Dentist

    23 May 2016 | 0 Comments

    Skipping a dentist appointment may seem harmless at first, but it can actually take a toll on your wallet and overall oral health. Dr. Robert Burks and his team want to remind you that sticking to your dental schedule will save you money (and time) in the long run. We offer a variety of payment options to ensure that your dental treatment is affordable.

  • Is Your Bottled Water Increasing Your Tooth Decay Risk?

    25 Apr 2016 | 0 Comments

    With more and more people juggling their increasingly busy schedules, bottled water is a convenient way to stay hydrated on the go. What many do not know, is that the pH (acid or alkaline) levels of bottled water can vary greatly, causing potential dental risks.

  • Welcome To Our Blog!

    19 Apr 2016 | 0 Comments

    Dr. Robert Burks and his friendly team are excited to welcome you to our blog! We appreciate you taking the time to visit and learn more about our practice in Winter Springs! We pride ourselves on offering quality dental care with a gentle touch. Whether you are coming in for a quick cleaning, or are looking to straighten your teeth with Invisalign, Dr. Burks promises to provide the best services in a pain-free, welcoming environment.