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COVID -19 Updates

Posted on: Thursday, May 7th, 2020 @ 2:28 pm

Dear Patient, We hope this letter finds you and your family in good health. Our community has been through a lot over the last few months, and all of us are looking forward to resuming our normal habits and routines. While many things have changed, one thing has remained the same: our commitment to your …

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COVID-19 Update

Posted on: Wednesday, March 25th, 2020 @ 5:13 pm

Dear valued patient: In an effort to support national efforts to fight the COVID- 19 pandemic, our practice is taking the following steps to help assure your health and well-being and that of our community: We are following directives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as a way to limit patient and …

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Congratulations – SYLC U13

Posted on: Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 @ 2:16 pm

Proud to sponsor Smithsburg Youth Lacrosse U13 Boys – Congratulations on a terrific 7-1 Regular Season!!  

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The Beauty of Intraoral Cameras

Posted on: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 @ 7:18 pm

  Intraoral Cameras are pen sized cameras we use to help clearly see the condition of your teeth and gums.  With this advanced technology we can zoom in on small diseased areas, cracks, chips and worn metal fillings with extreme precision.  Images of the inside of your mouth will help you better understand any dental …

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No Cavity Club Award Winner – Fall 2013

Posted on: Tuesday, December 17th, 2013 @ 1:54 am

Congratulations to Evan Brandenburg for being the Winner of our No Cavity Club for the Fall 2013   We are pleased to announce the winner of our No Cavity Club Contest.  Congratulations Evan!!   Evan received a Lego Minecraft set for his excellent oral hygiene.   Great Job and keep up the good brushing!! As …

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No Cavity Club Winner – Summer 2013

Posted on: Tuesday, August 27th, 2013 @ 7:46 pm

Congratulations to Olivia Capino for being the Winner of our No Cavity Club for the Summer 2013 We are pleased to announce the winner of our No Cavity Club Contest.  Congratulations Olivia!!   Olivia received a $50 American Girl gift card for her excellent oral hygiene.   Great Job and keep up the good brushing!! …

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No Cavity Club Winner – Spring 2013

Posted on: Monday, May 20th, 2013 @ 7:54 pm

Pleased to Announce our No Cavity Club Winner for the Spring of 2013                                                                                     …

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Thanks Old Forge!!

Posted on: Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013 @ 2:36 pm

Dr. Nussear would like to thank Mrs.  Keysers 5th grade lunch bunch for letting him talk about oral health as part of Career Day during National Dental Awareness Month.  We are proud that our practice is part of this wonderful community.  

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No Cavity Club Winner

Posted on: Wednesday, February 13th, 2013 @ 6:42 pm

Pleased to Announce our No Cavity Club Winner for the Winter of 2012 Sydney  We are pleased to announce the winner of our No Cavity Club Contest.  Congratulations Sydney!!   Sydney received a $50 iTunes Gift Card for her excellent oral hygiene.   Great Job and keep up the good brushing!!  As always, thankful to …

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Now Offering Invisalign!!

Posted on: Tuesday, December 18th, 2012 @ 7:30 pm

Smithsburg Family Dentistry is pleased to announce that Dr. Thomas Nussear is now a certified Invisalign provider.  Choosing to straighten your teeth is a big decision that not only affects your appearance but your lifestyle as well.  With Invisalign you can straighten your teeth without traditional orthodontic bands and brackets.  Treatment involves a series of clear …

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Time’s Running Out!!

Posted on: Wednesday, November 14th, 2012 @ 7:40 pm

Fall is upon us!! As we enter the last quarter of the year, we’re excited to feel the crisp weather and to look forward to the fun holidays. With the holidays approaching the last thing on the minds of most people is maximizing your dental benefits. Every year, insurance companies help patients by paying for …

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No Cavity Club Winner

Posted on: Monday, November 12th, 2012 @ 1:29 pm

Pleased to Announce our No Cavity Club Winner for the Fall of 2012 Kinsley  We are pleased to announce the winner of our No Cavity Club Contest.  Congratulations Kinsley.  Great Job and keep up the good brushing!!  As always, thankful to serve the greater Smithsburg, Waynesboro,  and Hagerstown communities.

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Dental Phobia?

Posted on: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 @ 12:58 pm

If you hate going to the dentist because your past experiences have you scared, fearful, or downright terrified, then sedation dentistry is the answer to all your dental needs.  Sedation dentistry is a great choice for anyone who wants to have a comfortable, relaxing dental experience.  It is especially useful if you experience the following: *Severe dental phobia …

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What Are Your Kids Snacking on After School ?

Posted on: Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 @ 6:53 pm

  A healthy diet naturally supplies all the nutrients your child needs to grow.  It also  helps make teeth and gums healthy, strong, and pain-free.  Most children don’t practice good dental health when snacking, so it’s important to keep healthy snacking ideas for your children in mind.   Save sugary foods, specially gooey or chewy sweets, …

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No Cavity Club Winner!!

Posted on: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 @ 8:20 pm

Garrett – No Cavity Club Winner, 2nd Quarter 2012 We are pleased to announce the winner of our No Cavity Club Contest.  Congratulations Garrett.  Keep up the good brushing!! As always, thankful to serve the greater Smithsburg, Waynesboro,  and Hagerstown communities.

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Sports and Energy Drinks

Posted on: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 @ 4:47 pm

A recent study published in General Dentistry states that an alarming increase in the consumption of sports and energy drinks is responsible for irreversible damage to your teeth.  Carbonated beverages contain high levels of acid, which erodes tooth enamel, the glossy outer layer of the tooth.  Dr. Nussear recommends minimizing intake of sports and energy …

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Look Younger with Teeth Whitening

Posted on: Thursday, May 17th, 2012 @ 1:44 pm

Dark, stained, and discolored teeth are not a flattering look!  You can take years off your appearance by whitening.  While teeth whitening has become more available and affordable, use caution when choosing a teeth whitening system.  When it comes to treating your teeth, the quality and safety of the treatment can be the deciding factor …

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No Cavity Club Winner!!

Posted on: Monday, May 14th, 2012 @ 8:36 pm

 No Cavity Club Winner, 1st Quarter 2012 Seth We are pleased to announce the winner of our No Cavity Club Contest.  Congratulations Seth.  Great Job and keep up the good brushing!! As always, thankful to serve the greater Smithsburg, Waynesboro, and Hagerstown communities.

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Continuing Education Update

Posted on: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 @ 5:23 pm

Implant Seminars Continuum Dr. Thomas Nussear, owner of Smithsburg Family Dentistry,  recently became certified in Dental Implantology.  To attain certification, Dr. Nussear successfully completed 100 clinical program hours with Dr. Arun Garg on socket preservation,  implant placement,  and implant restoration.  Dental implants offer patients a natural long term solution for congenitally missing or previous extracted teeth. …

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Tooth Friendly Easter Baskets

Posted on: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 @ 4:09 pm

According to the National Confectioners Association, Americans spend more than $1.5 billion on Easter candy each year. This means that on an average each American will eat an equivalent of 25 pounds of candy! Dr. Nussear strongly encourages you to become an educated consumer and monitor the amount of candy your children consume.  If your …

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Athletic Mouth Guard Recommendations for Spring Sports

Posted on: Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 @ 6:04 pm

  Throughout my years as a dentist, I have seen a variety of injuries that have occurred during contact sports.  Some of these injuries have been so serious that the athlete has lost some of their permanent teeth.  My advice to parents is to make certain that your child has an updated mouth guard and …

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No Cavity Club Winner!!

Posted on: Monday, January 16th, 2012 @ 1:58 am

Grace – No Cavity Club Winner, 4th Quarter 2011 We are pleased to announce the winner of our first No Cavity Club Contest.  Congratulations Grace.  Keep up the good brushing!! As always, thankful to serve the greater Smithsburg, Waynesboro,  and Hagerstown communities.

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How Important is Your Trip to the Dentist?

Posted on: Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 @ 2:11 am

Very Informative article in the Wall Street Journal about the link between Oral Health and Systemic Disease.  The article confirms, “Some of the earliest signs of diabetes, cancer, pregnancy, immune disorders, hormone imbalances and drug issues show up in the gums, teeth and tongue—sometimes long before a patient knows anything is wrong.  There’s also growing …

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End of Year To-Do’s

Posted on: Friday, November 18th, 2011 @ 3:16 am

For those of you who have dental insurance accompanied by a deductible now is the time to come in to have any outstanding dental work completed. Most insurance plan deductibles renew on January 1. So, if you’ve already met your deductible for this year, you’ll want to schedule your appointment before January 1 so that …

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Trick or Treat

Posted on: Friday, October 28th, 2011 @ 3:20 am

Children have been on the move these past couple of evenings on their trick or treat routes all over Smithsburg, Hagerstown, and Waynesboro gathering pounds and pounds of pure sugar.   What advice can Dr. Nussear offer kids and parents (let’s face it most parents are sneaking into the candy bags when the kiddos slip …

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Bad Breath?

Posted on: Monday, October 24th, 2011 @ 3:14 am

Are you struggling with bad breath?  This is  an unpleasant condition that can be a cause for embarrassment. Some people with bad breath aren’t even aware there’s a problem. If you’re concerned about bad breath, come to visit Dr. Nussear at Smithsburg Family Dentistry.  He can help identify the cause and, if it’s due to …

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Smithsburg Family Dentistry Launches New Website!

Posted on: Tuesday, September 27th, 2011 @ 7:06 pm

Smithsburg Family Dentistry is pleased to announce that their new website is now live on the web at www.SmithsburgFamilyDentistry.com. The new website, developed by High Rock Studios’ LeftBrain Technologies, was designed with an emphasis on regularly updated content, useful information and features, and a more user-friendly interface. Since customer communication is so important to Dr. Nussear, …

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