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The Oral-B iO Electric Toothbrush

Posted on:Thursday, March 24th, 2022 @ 5:57 pm

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We have Oral-B iO electric toothbrushes in stock! Use your FSA or HSA to purchase one today.

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Ways to control your teeth grinding

Posted on:Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022 @ 3:59 pm

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This original article from THE WASHINGTON POST By Sally Wadyka; June 20, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. EDT can be found here The Washington Post article. (below is a copy of the text) Dentists reported a 69 percent jump in patients who clench or grind their teeth during the pandemic, according to the American Dental Association (ADA). And …

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Interdental Cleaning

Posted on:Tuesday, May 17th, 2022 @ 5:35 pm

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Anything that can get in between the teeth where the plaque sits and dislodge it out of there will benefit the gums.

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When should I floss during the day?

Posted on:Tuesday, April 19th, 2022 @ 7:32 pm

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A vital step in your oral health routine is flossing. We hope our patients at Barbara Bell DDS, PA maintain good oral hygiene, including daily flossing between each visit to our Frederick, MD office. A toothbrush is not always enough to get to the hard-to-reach areas of your mouth. When food remains between your teeth, bacteria …

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Dental Bridges

Posted on:Thursday, March 24th, 2022 @ 11:38 am

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A dental bridge replaces one or more missing or broken teeth with fake teeth.

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Tooth Sensitivity

Posted on:Sunday, March 6th, 2022 @ 4:12 pm

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Dentin hypersensitivity is a condition that affects patient quality of life. Most individuals who seek treatment do so in search of relief for their pain.

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Tooth Protection and Winter Sports

Posted on:Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 @ 3:33 pm

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Just because it’s cold out there doesn’t mean you’ll give up keeping fit and active! Winter is the season for some of our favorite team sporting activities, and when you’re donning your protective gear, don’t forget to protect your teeth as well. Basketball This sport actually tallies one of the highest counts of dental injuries. …

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Happy Groundhog Day – 2022

Posted on:Tuesday, February 1st, 2022 @ 2:31 pm

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Groundhogs have eighteen chewing teeth that never stop growing. They have four incisor teeth, upper and lower, that can grow up to 1/16 inches every week, an average length of 3 1/4 inches every year. Their incisors usually grind against each other, keeping them short. Groundhogs must constantly gnaw on leaves, trees, grass, and roots to keep …

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New Year’s Resolution: Visit the dentist!

Posted on:Thursday, January 13th, 2022 @ 7:06 pm

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There aren’t too many people who are fond of dental procedures. Often, patients worry about discomfort during treatment like a dental crown or filling. It can create such a negative feeling that patients even avoid the dentist altogether. After missing one appointment, it suddenly becomes three years since you’ve been to the dentist. What can …

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A Bright Smile Without Compromise

Posted on:Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 @ 11:36 am

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It’s hard to imagine anything more appealing than a sparkling, white smile. Yet our teeth rarely stay as white as we’d like them to without a little help. Fortunately, that help is available at Barbara Bell DDS, PA. Your smile says more about you than any other physical feature. It’s the first thing people notice. …

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