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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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15% Off all Whitening Products in December!

Posted on:Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 @ 11:34 am

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Call Barbara Bell DDS, PA today to find out more! 301.620.8869  

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Thanksgiving Dinner and Your Teeth

Posted on:Thursday, November 11th, 2021 @ 2:21 pm

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Our professional team at Barbara Bell DDS, PA wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!

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Can’t I Just Have a Regular Cleaning?

Posted on:Sunday, October 31st, 2021 @ 9:46 pm

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Patients often ask why they are having “periodontal maintenance” when all they want is to have their teeth cleaned. If your dentist or hygienist has recommended you be scheduled for periodontal maintenance or if you have noticed there is a difference in billing for these procedures, here is a brief explanation: Prophylaxis or Regular Cleaning …

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Halloween Mouth-Healthy

Posted on:Thursday, October 7th, 2021 @ 2:08 pm

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Halloween is around the corner. Those bags of candy and easy access to all kinds of sweets is a pretty tempting holiday for adults as well as children. Here are ways everyone can stay mouth healthy during Halloween and every day. Avoid sticky situations The stickier candies, like taffy and gummy bears, take longer to …

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