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Valued Patients

We value the trust you have placed in us by being a patient at Bell Family Dentistry. To maintain the highest standard of safety for you we have: *Questionnaire screenings and temperature checks for all patients and staff daily *Masks required by all staff members and...

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Some friendly advice from your dental hygienist…..

Many of you will be missing your regular dental cleanings while dental offices are shut down for an unknown amount of time during this pandemic. Now it is more critical than ever to practice good dental hygiene! Limit sugary snacks and sodas. Enamel can start to...

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Foods Sure to Get Stuck in Your Teeth

From the bloggers at Carifree, an oral care product company, learn about some foods that could cause problems and how to remedy the situation! https://carifree.com/ There are some foods that just seem to be hard on teeth. Whether it’s the cosmetic concern of having...

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Wisdom Teeth

Curious about "wisdom teeth"? The dental professionals at Crest/P&G and dentalcare.com share with us all we wanted to know and more about wisdom teeth! Wisdom teeth, or third molars, are the final teeth to develop in the mouth, usually in our late teens or early...

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Daily Tongue Cleaning

Why should you clean your tongue? Your tongue, unlike your teeth, has a rough surface that’s full of many peaks and troughs that are the perfect place for bacteria to settle and thrive. In fact, your tongue has much more bacteria than your teeth do. This bacteria is...

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The Mouth-Body Connection

When you think about getting healthy, you probably don’t think of your oral health first. Let’s face it—a lot of us think of our teeth the same way we think about our nails or hair… just look at all of the whitening kiosks at the shopping mall! We don’t tend to place...

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It’s not too late to quit smoking!

Studies show the risk of a heart attack is reduced to that of a non-smoker 15 years after quitting smoking. The risk of lung cancer is reduced to that of a non-smoker 10 years after quitting smoking. And, the risk of a stroke is reduced to that of a non-smoker 5 years...

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