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Why We’re the Best of the Best – Dental Care for the Whole Family, 7/28/22

Voting for the Frederick News-Post’s “Best of the Best” has started! Until Tuesday, August 2 you can vote once each day in any or all categories. We’d be honored if you vote for us as Best Dental Practice in Frederick, and tell your friends to do the same! 

Here’s the direct link to vote for us: https://fnp.secondstreetapp.com/og/ee4916bd-5e82-4788-83ab-b68e522ab7ec/gallery/342027472

Even though you may have been coming to our practice for years or even decades, there are many aspects of our practice you may not know. So, last week we started posting on Facebook the reasons why we’re the best dental practice in Frederick, MD.  

Please share this newsletter and our Facebook posts with people you think would benefit from learning more about us. Thank you very much for trusting us to be your dental care provider!

In this newsletter, we’ve compiled the following postings:

  • Kicking off our 2022 Best of the Best Campaign!
  • Why We’re the Best of the Best: Dental Care for the Whole Family
  • Why We’re the Best of the Best: We Love Teenagers!
  • Why We’re the Best of the Best: Excellent Adult Dental Care
  • Why We’re the Best of the Best: We Love Older Adults!
  • Why We’re the Best of the Best: We Love Children!

Kicking off our 2022 Best of the Best Campaign!

Since 2015, the Frederick News-Post has encouraged readers to vote for their favorite local businesses, organizations and attractions in hundreds of categories, in their Best of the Best (BOB) Contest.

In 2021 you made us a finalist in the Best Dental Practice – TOP 3! (See FNP article)

Thank you 🥰 to those who nominated us as Best Dental Practice in 2022! We’re now in the running to be one of the top 5! Starting this week, we will give you reasons for why we should be the winner this year!

🦷 First Round Voting July 27-Aug 2 will select the top 5

🦷 Second Round Voting Sept 10-16 will select the top 3

Are you ready to find out more about the best dental practice in Frederick? Visit our website at www.drhlevyassoc.com, or follow our postings on Facebook.

Reason #1 Why We’re the Best of the Best: Dental Care for the Whole Family

Caption: 3 generations of Dr. Levy’s family, June 2022

No matter your age, you can come to our office and receive excellent dental care. We provide care to patients aged 2 months all the way to 104 years old! 

Our hygienists and doctors know how to work with toddlers and how to make them feel comfortable coming to the dentist. We also know how to work with patients with special needs. And with patients who don’t feel respected at other offices.

If you’re an adult who’s ashamed of how your mouth looks, or are afraid of the dentist, or who hasn’t been to the dentist in awhile, we also know how to work with you. You will not feel judged.

To us you are not a number or a statistic, and we don’t have quotas that need to be met. We treat you and respect you as the person you are.

Reason #2 Why We’re the Best of the Best: We Love Teenagers!

Caption: Dental Hygienist Debra T. with a patient

Teenagers and young adults may be wearing braces, and may need to figure out whether their wisdom teeth can descend comfortably or if they need to be extracted.

Our hygienists do a great job around braces, and advise our pre-teen and teen patients on how best to prevent cavities while wearing them. 

We also fabricate mouthguards to protect teeth and soft tissue from damage while teenagers are engaging in sports and other activities.

Our doctors monitor the emergence of wisdom teeth, and if their extraction is advised, we even do it in our office using conscious sedation. That may involve pills taken before the procedure and nitrous oxide (laughing gas) in the treatment room, in addition to local anesthesia.

Teenagers who take good care of their teeth and gums will reap health benefits for the rest of their lives. We are proud to help them do that!

Reason #3 Why We’re the Best of the Best: Excellent Adult Dental Care

Caption: Dental Hygienist Brandon G. with a patient

No matter the state of your mouth, as a new patient in our practice your first visit with one of our hygienists will be a full mouth evaluation. We will review your medical and dental history, take your blood pressure, update or take new x-rays, evaluate your gums (full perio charting), and (coming soon!) perform a Wellness Scan (full mouth digital imaging). 

Then, one of our dentists will review your chart, listen to what your priorities are, and recommend next steps.

Next steps could be as simple as coming in for cleanings every 6 months. Or, if you have cavities or missing teeth, restorative work with one of our experienced dentists. Or, if you have gum disease, periodontal treatment with one of our outstanding hygienists (one of whom speaks Spanish). We will explain and give you choices about how to fix any problems, and we will respect your choices.

We want you to be healthy. For us it’s not only about the beauty of your smile, but also about the health of your body.  For us, it’s about you considering the dental care you receive from us to be truly excellent.

Reason #4 Why We’re the Best of the Best: We Love Older Adults!

Caption: Dr. Patel and Dental Assistant Ana M. with a patient

We understand the unique challenges that come with age, including the care of your teeth and gums. As we age, we become more susceptible to gum disease and tooth decay, and it becomes even more important to visit the dentist regularly. 

Pockets in the gums grow bacteria that can affect your whole body’s health. Diabetes, heart conditions, and artificial joints can be adversely affected by bacteria in the mouth. Bone loss resulting from periodontal disease can make it hard to get a dental implant or bridge if you ever need one. Additional bone loss may cause teeth to fall out.

We will never make you feel like you’ve waited too long to take care of your teeth, or that it’s not worth it. We even offer a special Periodontal Dental Health Club membership 

that can help with the expenses.

Whether you need regular cleanings, periodontal care, or restorative work, we’ll make sure that you’re seen, heard, and feel comfortable during every visit in our office. 

Reason #5 Why We’re the Best of the Best: We Love Children!

Caption: Dr. Hailemelecot (“Dr. H.”) with a 7-year old patient and Mom by his side

Many of the children who come to our practice are the children and grandchildren of patients who we’ve been seeing for decades!

Our hygienists and doctors know how to work with toddlers and how to make them feel comfortable coming to the dentist.

During the first visit, your toddler will get a “ride” in our ez-glide chair before we count and take pictures of their teeth. If they’re feeling a little apprehensive, then they can sit on your lap while we work in their mouth. They can also watch you receive dental care, so that they know what to expect.

If your child is older, just like our adult patients, they will have control over their visit. We’ll let them pick the flavor of prophy (polish) paste and fluoride, and we won’t force them to do anything they’re afraid of. We build their trust so that, at their next visit, they won’t be as scared. 

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On Facebook we’re now expanding on the theme “Why We’re the Best of the Best: We Serve the Underserved.” 
See all our posts there at https://www.facebook.com/DrHarveyLevyAssociates

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