A bundle of joy!

Posted by on January 26, 2018

Bell Family Dentistry would like to announce its newest dental patient “Harper LaSmith!”  Our Office Manager Claudia LaSmith gave birth to a sweet little girl, 7lbs 6oz, on November 29.  We would like to congratulate Claudia and her husband La...

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Congratulations to our Honors Intern student!

Posted by on January 8, 2018

Bell Family Dentistry had the pleasure of welcoming Beles Abebe to our team last semester.  She participated in the Honors Internship Program at Apex Friendship High School.  On Monday, January 8, the Honors Internship students prepared an interac...

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Have you made your New Year’s Resolutions?

Posted by on December 28, 2017

Turning over a new leaf in the New Year can be tricky, but finding a way to stick with it is important when that new leaf benefits your health. If you want to take better care when looking after your teeth and gums this year, these five resolutions c...

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How to whiten your teeth in-office with Philips ZOOM

Posted by on November 28, 2017

Bell Family Dentistry offers ZOOM in-office whitening for our patients.  Read here to learn more, and call us today to set up your appointment for a brighter, whiter smile! With Philips Zoom in-office whitening, you can unlock a smile up to 8 shades...

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The History of Dentistry — Innovations in Techniques and Technology (20th Century)

Posted by on October 30, 2017

We conclude this historical dental timeline with Part 5 of a 5-part series with fun facts and interesting inventions in the field of dentistry.  For more information, you can visit the website of the American Dental Association. Part 5 will focus on...

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The History of Dentistry — Advances in Science and Education (19th Century)

Posted by on October 23, 2017

We will continue with Part 4 of a 5-part series with fun facts and interesting inventions in the field of dentistry.  The following historical timeline is presented by the American Dental Association. Part 4 will focus on advances and science and ed...

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The History of Dentistry — The Development of a Profession (18th Century)

Posted by on October 16, 2017

We will continue with Part 3 of a 5-part series with fun facts and interesting inventions in the field of dentistry.  The following historical timeline is presented by the American Dental Association. Part 3 will focus on the development of the dent...

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The History of Dentistry — The Beginnings of a Profession (Middle Ages)

Posted by on October 9, 2017

We will continue with Part 2 of a 5-part series with fun facts and interesting inventions in the field of dentistry.  The following historical timeline is presented by the American Dental Association. Part 2 will focus on the beginnings of a profess...

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Celebrating Claudia!

Posted by on October 8, 2017

We just love to party!  Especially when the occasion is something as special as a new baby!  The team at Bell Family Dentistry hosted a baby shower for Claudia on Friday, October 6.  Congratulations, mommy-to-be!...

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Baby Shower for Claudia!

Posted by on October 1, 2017

The Bell Family Dentistry team celebrated Office Manager Claudia LaSmith’s baby shower yesterday at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Durham.  Baby girl LaSmith is due in November!...

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Office Manager attends Leadership seminar

Claudia LaSmith, office manager at Bell Family Dentistry, attended a leadership seminar in Raleigh last week with fellow AADOM members.  The topic, “Making the Shift:  From Manager to Leader”, was presented by Mindy Altermatt, a profess...

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The History of Dentistry – Ancient Origins

Today’s dentistry has come a long way since its origins.  Just in the last couple of decades, I’m sure many of us can remember the little bowl with running water next to the dental chair to spit into… and the tiny square xrays you...

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