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Getting the Most Out of Your Invisalign Treatment
09/03/2018
Invisalign is an ideal option if you don’t want metal wire and bracket braces cluttering your beautiful smile. The treatment is often faster than the traditional method - and not to mention less painful! If you have made the decision to go with clear aligners, here are some helpful tips to get the most out of your Invisalign trays.
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Advantages of Dental Implants In Winter Springs, FL
07/02/2018
If you have missing teeth leaving unsightly gaps in your smile, it’s important to consider the oral and overall health consequences. Missing teeth can affect everyday habits, such as eating, as well as the functionality of your other teeth. Fortunately, at the office of Dr. Robert Burks, we provide world-class treatment for missing or damaged teeth, known as dental implants. Dr. Robert Burks uses the latest technology and techniques to replace your missing tooth or teeth with an implant that will function like your original tooth. The dental implant procedure is quick and can replace one or several teeth. Dental implants are also long-lasting - just like your smile should be! Even as far back as 2500 B.C., humans have recognized the importance of caring for teeth and replacing those that go missing either from disease, tooth decay, or an accident. Today’s dental implants have been used for more than 50 years and Dr. Burks has almost 30 years of experience in cosmetic dentistry. Check out our top five benefits of using dental implants to replace your missing teeth:
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Summer Foods That Won't Affect Your New Dental Implants
07/02/2018
For more than 30 years, Dr. Robert Burks has been helping to craft healthy, beautiful smiles for patients young and old in Winter Springs, FL. From cosmetic dentistry and crowns to Invisalign and dental implants, Dr. Burks is skilled and experienced at treating a variety of dental issues. Your family dentist understands that great oral health can translate into great overall health. Once you receive treatment such as dental implants, we want to make sure you are taking great care of your new teeth. That means making sure you eat healthy foods that won’t affect your new implants. Here are a few of our favorite healthy summer recipes that will be easy on your implants!
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Can I Get a Cavity Under My Crown?
04/23/2018
At the office of Dr. Robert Burks, we want to ensure that patients keep their current teeth as healthy as possible, and ensure that those who receive dental care take great care of their new smile. One question we get often in our office is about dental crowns, and how to best care for them. You can learn more below!
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Who is a Candidate for Dental Implants?
03/20/2018
There are many good reasons why dental implants are considered the gold standard when it comes to replacing missing teeth. Not only do dental implants look and function just like natural teeth, they’re also very easy to maintain! All it takes is an excellent oral hygiene routine and regular visits to your local dentist’s office.
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Ten Truths About Invisalign
03/07/2018
When it comes to providing top-notch dental care, you can count on the team at Dr. Robert Burks office to deliver. Besides your typical general and cosmetic dentistry services, we also offer Invisalign, the advanced and revolutionary treatment that helps patients achieve a beautiful, straight smile.
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Smile Resolutions For The New Year
02/01/2018
If you’ve been thinking about improving your smile, now is the perfect time to take charge! The new year is still young, and at the office of Dr. Robert Burks, we want to give you the smile you’ve always wanted! We’ve provided patients in and around Winter Springs, Oviedo and the Orlando area with expert general and cosmetic dentistry services for many years, and can trust our experience to deliver fantastic results.
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The Benefits of Dental Implants
11/08/2017
Your smile is one of the first features people notice about you, and we believe no one should feel anything less than amazing when they smile. At the office of Dr. Robert Burks, we provide cosmetic dentistry services to help our patients of all ages achieve the smile they’ve always wanted. One of the most popular and cost-effective treatment options are dental implants. We’re proud to provide patients in and around Winter Springs, FL with dental implants, and the benefits are truly endless.
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2017 Christmas Card Sneak Peek
10/09/2017
Anyone that has been part of our dental family knows the history of our cards, the fun we have creating them, and the anticipation of discovering just what will be in their envelope this year. These cards are notorious enough that patients oftentimes try to get us to leak the secret of our plans ahead of time!
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Join Us For Our 5th Annual Food Drive
09/27/2017
Join us in helping feed our community! Dr. Burks and his team are now accepting donations of nonperishable food items for the Sharing Center through November 10th.
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The Cavity Preventing Benefits of Xylitol
04/20/2017
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.
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Are Diabetes & Gum Disease Associated?
04/13/2017
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?
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National Children's Dental Health Month
02/09/2017
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.
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The Making of Dr. Burks' Infamous Annual Christmas Card
01/06/2017
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!
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Trick or Treat: Are Some Candies Better For Your Teeth Than Others?
09/26/2016
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!
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3 Dental Procedures That Can Increase Your Confidence
08/18/2016
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.
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How You Can Reverse Gingivitis
07/27/2016
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.
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Are Your Teeth Sensitive?
05/31/2016
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.
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3 Ways to Save Money at the Dentist
05/23/2016
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.
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Is Your Bottled Water Increasing Your Tooth Decay Risk?
04/25/2016
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.
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Welcome To Our Blog!
04/19/2016
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.
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