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Bell Dental, PA — New Logo

Posted on:Thursday, February 8th, 2024 @ 3:36 pm

Check out our new name and logo! Look closely and you’ll see that the butterfly is actually two B’s back to back; symbolizing the dynamic mother and daughter Bell team. Dr. Barbara Bell established her first practice in Frederick nearly 40 years ago and her daughter Katie Bell continues to provide the same excellent patient …

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Who Owns Your Dental Office?

Posted on:Monday, April 29th, 2024 @ 9:18 am

Dentistry is experiencing a paradigm shift that occurred in medicine about 15 to 20 years ago.  In the past, medical doctors owned their businesses.  Through the monopolization of hospitals and influence of private investment, most of our nation’s doctors have had to give up their private practices and become employees of large corporations.  Gone are …

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Managing Dental Anxiety

Posted on:Wednesday, April 17th, 2024 @ 4:04 pm

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Healthy Tooth Snacks for Valentine’s Day

Posted on:Tuesday, February 6th, 2024 @ 2:00 pm

Keep your teeth healthy by snacking on good quality carbohydrates and remember to brush after eating sugary foods.

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Trigeminal Neuralgia

Posted on:Tuesday, December 19th, 2023 @ 10:09 am

Overview Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is a condition that causes painful sensations similar to an electric shock on one side of the face. This chronic pain condition affects the trigeminal nerve, which carries sensation from your face to your brain. If you have trigeminal neuralgia, even mild stimulation of your face — such as from brushing …

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Toothman Orthodontics: Our Specialist & Friend

Posted on:Monday, October 23rd, 2023 @ 8:41 am

Check out this interesting article from the Frederick Lifestyle Magazine about our local orthodontist, Dr. Jeff Toothman. Many of our patients see Dr. Toothman for their orthodontic needs. If you are considering orthodontic treatment and would like Dr. Katherine Bell’s advice, call the office to set up a consultation appointment for a referral at 301.620.8869.

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Tooth Anatomy

Posted on:Monday, August 28th, 2023 @ 3:50 pm

Do you ever wonder what your tooth looks like inside?

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Dental Humor – 25 Good Ones!

Posted on:Wednesday, July 26th, 2023 @ 1:20 pm

What did the Dentist of the Year win? A little plaque. What do dentists call the x-rays they take of patients’ teeth? Tooth pics. What did the dentist say to the tooth when she had to leave the room? I’ll fill you in when I get back. Why did the tooth fairy go to the …

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Teeth and Their Names

Posted on:Thursday, June 29th, 2023 @ 2:18 pm

The permanent dentition consists of 32 teeth. This is made up of four incisors, two canines (or cuspids), four premolars (or bicuspids), four molars and two wisdom teeth (also called third molars) in each jaw. If wisdom teeth have been removed there will be 28 teeth. The incisors are the middlemost four teeth on the …

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Dental Sleep Medicine

Posted on:Monday, May 1st, 2023 @ 12:26 pm

Snoring can adversely affect the sleep quality of the snorer’s bed partner, contribute to excessive daytime sleepiness, and diminish overall quality of life.

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