Dental Health Blog

Claudia LaSmith attends 2016 AADOM conference

On September 14-17, our office manager Claudia LaSmith attended the American Association of Dental Office Managers (AADOM) national meeting in Boca Raton, FL. AADOM is the nation’s largest educational and networking association dedicated to serving dental management professionals. Claudia continually works to learn as much as she can to help make a strong team for our patients.



Small Hands Big Hearts charity run

On Saturday, August 13 our work family sponsored and participated in the Java Jive 5k/10k run to raise funds for Small Hands Big Hearts United, and organization that works to nature compassion and leadership in young people.


Give Kids a Smile Day

On Friday, February 6, our hygienist Holly Rucker participated in the Raleigh Give Kids a Smile event. Holly volunteered to provide screenings, treatments, and education to children from our local area. Give Kids a Smile is a not-for-profit program that provides underserved children with free, comprehensive dental care in an effort to eliminate the silent epidemic of dental disease in children.




Office manager Claudia LaSmith earns AADOM Fellowship

Bell Family Dentistry is proud to celebrate its office manager Claudia LaSmith earning an American Association of Dental Office Managers fellowship. Claudia was granted her degree on September 6 at the AADOM conference in San Diego. Claudia completed extensive courses and exams, placing her in an elite class of office managers nationwide. We are proud to have her extensive education and background to best serve our patients.

Office manager Claudia LaSmith earns AADMON fellowship

Claudia LaSmith earns AADOM fellowship

Holly Discusses Dental Anxiety

Our very own Holly Rucker talks to Sharon Delaney of My Carolina Today about dental anxiety… something many people have!

Drink Brewed Tea to Avoid Tooth Erosion

More Erosive than Battery Acid

You may want to reconsider reaching for a soft drink or sugar-laden fruit drink the next time you’re in the mood for a beverage. Other than the high caloric content of such drinks, these drinks can have a profoundly damaging effect on your tooth enamel. The culprits – citric acid and sugar. The average soft drink currently contains approximately 17 grams of sugar. That’s a tad more sugar than is found in 4 sugar cubes! Yuck. read more…

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7 Tips For Preventing Bad Breath

Why Do I Have Bad Breath?

Bad breath, or Halitosis as it’s formally known, stems from a variety of common sources. read more…

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