What to Look for in a Dental Practice

With so many dental practices to choose from, it can be overwhelming to find the right dentist for you and your family. See what Dr Burks offers and why he could be the right dentist for you.

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Sugar & Your Teeth
Sugar & Your Dental Health

Almost everyone knows that sugar is bad for your teeth and a high consumption of it can cause cavities. However, many people do not know how this happens. Dr. Burks wants to ensure that you understand why you shouldn’t consume too much sugar and the effect it can have on your teeth.

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Back-to-School Dental Visit

As you’re planning for the start of the new school year, you’re checking off the list of supplies they will need and planning a new schedule for the year. Have you made your back-to-school dental appointment yet? This time of the year is great for a regular dental check up and exam! Dr. Burks and his team encourage you to schedule an appointment before the kids go back to school. Here are some tips for what your child's visit will look like.

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Is It Safe To Have Dental Care?

Now that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) shelter in place orders have been lifted, we know that our patients are looking forward to catching up on missed appointments and scheduling needed dental care. If you’re wondering if it’s safe to visit the dentist, the answer is “Yes!” Read our blog for more info about our COVID-19 office protocol & schedule an appointment with Dr. Burks today!

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Does Xylitol Prevent Cavities?

At the dental office of Dr. Robert Burks, our goal is to educate our patients about the best oral hygiene tips for healthy teeth. We want to provide resources and information to avoid tooth decay so you can feel confident about your oral health.

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Detecting Tooth Decay Under Crowns
Detecting Tooth Decay Under Crowns

At the office of Dr. Robert Burks, our mission is to help patients achieve a beautiful, healthy smile through comprehensive dental treatment. We're proud to offer a wide selection of procedures ranging from cosmetic dentistry to restorative treatment like dental crowns, but treatment doesn't end after one procedure. Maintaining a healthy smile requires continued maintenance and safeguarding against problems – and for patients with crowns, detecting dental decay underneath the crown is an important part of that.

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Holiday Oral Care Tips

The holidays are just around the corner, and we know many of our patients are looking forward to some well-deserved time spent reconnecting with loved ones, relaxing, and enjoying some of their favorite treats of the season. Unfortunately, many of the foods and sweets we love to indulge in around the holidays can do a number on our teeth. With that in mind, here are some simple tips to help keep your smile shining bright for the holidays.

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Not many dental practices can say they’ve cared for the same patients for over 20 years….but WE CAN! Our greatest blessing is YOU, our wonderful patients. You’ve allowed us to be part of your lives. You’ve shared your wedding pictures, baby pictures, travel pictures, new home pictures. We’ve watched your children go to kindergarten and then before you know it, they’re all grown up and heading off to college! We’ve helped you make decisions about your dental health and kept you comfortable when you needed dental care. Our partnership with you is what brings us the greatest joy. THANK YOU for being part of our dental family.

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How Do Veneers Work?

Dr. Robert Burks has been the trusted dentist in Winter Springs for decades and is devoted to his Winter Springs, Orlando, and Oviedo area patients. Through the use of the most advanced cosmetic dental treatments, Dr. Burks continues to transform unsightly teeth caused by common dental problems into amazing smiles. Besides porcelain veneers, Dr. Burks is skilled in providing cosmetic dentistry services such as dental implants, teeth whitening and cosmetic bonding. As your local, full-service dentist, Dr. Burks also provides pediatric dentistry, crowns, Invisalign orthodontic treatment and more.

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How Long Does Invisalign Take?

Are you dreaming of a brand new, perfect smile? Your smile is often one of the first things others notice about you. A beautiful smile can provide many social, professional and relational benefits. If you’re looking for an effective, convenient, and discreet way to straighten your teeth, Invisalign may be the perfect option.

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Teeth Whitening at Home

Your smile is often one of the first things others notice about you. A beautiful, white smile can make a great first impression and transform your confidence. Thankfully, achieving a brighter smile is accessible with a variety of teeth whitening methods. Dr. Robert Burks is pleased to provide the following information on at-home teeth whitening to educate and inform our patients on the best and safest ways to whiten teeth.

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Why You Shouldn't Skip Dental Checkups

Many patients put off going to the dentist because they aren’t experiencing any problems with their teeth. Maybe you’ve got a great smile, brush every day, and even keep up with flossing. However, Dr. Robert Burks and his professional staff recommend that patients don’t wait until they experience a toothache to come see us, but rather, that they maintain regular checkups and cleanings.

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