February is Children’s Dental Health Month

On Monday, February 4, Dr. Tara Bell and dental hygienist Holly Rucker had the pleasure of visiting St. Michael’s School in Cary. Students were taught about nutrition for optimal oral health and tooth brushing and flossing techniques. There was...


ADA Statement on Study Involving Dental Floss

January 14, 2019 Statement CHICAGO — Recent, wide-spread news coverage based upon a recent research study may raise unwarranted concern about the safety of certain types of dental floss. The ADA Science Institute finds the data insufficient to sup...


Have You Been Naughty or Nice to Your Teeth?

It’s not easy to stay healthy during the holidays. Sweets seem to appear everywhere you go, and with all of the present-wrapping and card-writing, there’s not much time to devote to you and your family’s health and well-being. Luckily, Hermey t...


Dental Activities for Children

Enjoyable dental activities for children can teach kids about oral care. Since children learn through play, stimulate interest with these fun projects. Stringing Teeth Children will have 20 baby (primary) teeth and then 32 as an adult. Make a tooth d...


Why Waterpik?

The Waterpik is recommended for homecare use to many dental patients for various reasons. But why?  Read on to learn all about the waterpik, and click on the link at the bottom to view a great demonstration video. ADA Seal of Acceptance The ADA Cou...


Claudia LaSmith attends AADOM Conference in Texas

Bell Family Dentistry Office Manager Claudia LaSmith is attending the national conference of Dental Office Managers in San Antonio, Texas this week (AADOM).  Claudia is a nominee for Practice Administrator of the Year!  Good luck, Claudia, and than...


Dental Emergency Advice

Accidents happen, and knowing what to do when one occurs can mean the difference between saving and losing a tooth.  The American Dental Association has compiled a list of dental tips when emergencies arise, as well as helpful advice and precautions...



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