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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 support the conclusions...

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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 the Elf, best known for...

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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 drawing on...

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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 Council On Scientific...

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Bell Family Dentistry Sponsorship at SHBHU’s Java Jive

The team at Bell Family Dentistry sponsored and participated in the 4th annual SHBHU Small Hands Big Hearts Java Jive Jog 10k/5k on August 25th!  For three years we have partnered with Java Jive to organize this FUN race. It is always a HUGE success and a VERY...

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Triangle AADOM Chapter wins National Chapter of the Year!

Our Office Manager Claudia LaSmith recently went to the 2018 American Association of Dental Office Managers Conference in San Antonio, Texas.  Not only is she a member of AADOM, but she is a board member and treasurer for the Triangle Area Chapter in Raleigh.  It is...

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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 thank you for all you do...

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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 for avoiding...

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Hygienists attend Dr Kazmer’s CE event

On Tuesday, May 29, Bell Family Dentistry hygienists Holly and Ashley attended a continuing education class at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary.  Periodontist Dr Kazmer hosts the Hygiene Invitational every year.  Topics included the benefits of sharp dental hygiene...

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Happy 5th Anniversary, Bell Family Dentistry!

Team members surprised Dr Bell with an anniversary celebration last week.  May 2018 marks 5 years since Dr Bell started Bell Family Dentistry!  We are thankful for our family of wonderful patients and great staff members.

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Hygienists attend local Orthodontic event

Our dental hygienists Ashley and Holly attended an orthodontic continuing education class last week at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary.  Orthodontists Dr Todd Bovenizer and Dr Christopher Baker hosted the hygiene event.

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