contest winners

Contest Winners

Halloween Contest - October 2018

It just wouldn’t be Halloween without the traditional candy corn, so we put them in a jar and challenged our patients to guess the total number of treats inside. Congratulations go to Macie Lodestro whose guess of 1022 came closest to the actual number of candy corn in the jar. As our winner, she received a $20 Best Buy gift card!

Wondering how close your guess was? The actual number of treats in the jar = 1025.

Remember to trade in those sticky, chewy treats for some braces-friendly alternatives to avoid breakage to your braces!

Great Eraser Caper Contest - September 2018

The theme of this year’s back-to-school contest was the simple, yet magical tool we just can’t live without . . . The Eraser! What could be more magical, after all, than a little wad of rubber that  undoes our mistakes and allows us to change our minds?

During our Great Eraser Caper, patients were challenged with our trivia questions to see how much they really knew about this magical tool that we use every day. Our Trivia Contest winner, Atharva Sharma, received a $10 iTunes gift card.

Patients were also challenged to guess the correct number of erasers in the jar. Congratulations go to Trever Sexton who’s entry of came closest to the actual number of erasers. Trever took home a $25 Target gift card!

Exact number of easers = 618.


Stuff the Bus Raffle - September 2018

Congratulations to our Fill our Pool for Back to School raffle winner, Liam Wood. During our recent Stuff the Bus school supply drive, patients earned a raffle ticket for every donation made. Liam’s name was randomly chosen from all those who generously donated. As our winner, he received a $25 Target gift card! To learn more about Harford County Education Foundation's annual Stuff the Bus drive and how you can donate to help students throughout Harford County, vist our What's Happening Page.


Salt Water Taffy Summer Contest - August 2018

It just wouldn’t be summer without  trips to the beach, strolls on the boardwalk, and memories of caramel corn and salt water taffy. While those gooey, chewy summertime treats are off-limits to those in braces, there’s no reason why we couldn’t have some fun with them during this year’s Summer Contest.

Patients were challenged to guess the number of salt water taffy in the jar. While many of you came very close, we had just one patient guess the exact number of 285. She took home a $20 gift card to Sweet Frog Yogurt!

Independence Day Contest - July 2018

During this year’s Independence Day Contest, patients were challenged to guess the number of red, white, and blue gumballs in the jar. With an amazing entry of 342, Andrew Grosso guessed the exact number of gumballs.

As our winner, Andrew received four passes to Churchville Golf for a fun-filled day of miniature golf. We even threw in gift certificates to Arctic Circle for some ice cream treats after the game.

Way to go, Andrew!


M&M Madness Contest - May 2018

Our spring contest featured one of the oldest and  tastiest candy treats . . . M&M Candies. After wowing them with our M&M Trivia, patients were challenged to guess the total number of M&M candies in the jar. Congratulations to the winner, Leanna F.  With an amazing guess of 2053, Leanna came closest to the actual number of M&M’s in the jar. As our winner, she received two tickets to Regal Cinemas and a bag of melt-in-your-mouth M&M candies.

Wondering how close your guess was? The total number of M&M’s in the jar was 2074!


Take Me Out To The Ballgame Contest - April 2018

With the baseball season in full swing, we decided to hold our Take Me Out To The Ballgame Contest. As the well-known baseball song goes, it just wouldn’t be baseball without peanuts and cracker jacks, so we made peanuts the theme of our Spring Contest.

Congratulations go to Teja Kausik. With a great entry of 452, Teja came closest to the actual number of peanuts in the jar. As our winner, she took home a $35 gift card to Dick’s Sporting Goods for some great sports gear of her own.

Wondering how close you were? The actual number of peanuts in the jar was 478!


St. Patrick's Day Contest - March 2018

Our St. Patrick’s Day contest results are in and congratulations go to our winner, Sarah Ravadge. We had lots of patients try their luck at this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Contest, but it was Sarah who had the Luck of the Irish!

With an amazing entry of 294, Shelby came closest to the actual number of golden nuggets in our leprechaun’s pot. As our winner, she received a $20 iTunes gift card.

Wondering how close your guess was? The exact number of golden nuggest in the jar was 297.


Sweetheart of a Smile Contest - February 2018

In Celebration of Valentine’s Day, we held our Sweetheart of a Smile Contest. Patients were challenged to guess the correct number of candy hearts in the jar, and everyone did a great job!

Congratulations go to our contest winner, Wyatt Krebs.  With an amazing entry of 159, Wyatt guessed the exact number of hearts in the jar. As our winner, Wyatt took home a Regal Cinemas movie gift pack, complete with two movie tickets and a $10 concessions stand gift card!


Wonders of Winter Contest - January 2018

From word jumbles to wacky winter trivia, this season’s contest tested your knowledge on all things winter. We had six patients who answered 11 of the 12 the questions correctly. Since we can have only one grand prize winner, we randomly selected the name of one patient from all six who qualified. Congratulations go to Steven Gabel. As our winner, Steven received a $25 Target gift card!  

Want to share a fun trivia questions with family and friends? Here's a sample of one of our contest trivia questions:    What percentage of fresh snow is composed of air?   Fresh, undisturbed snow is composed of a high percentage of air trapped among the lattice structure of the accumulated snow crystals. Fresh, undisturbed snow typically is 80% trapped air.


Candy Cane Holiday Contest  -  December 2017

Everyone knows that  candy canes and the holidays go hand in hand. That’s why we decided to  make them the theme of this year’s holiday contest.

Congratulations go to our winner, Gavin Barker, who’s guess was just one away from the exact number of candy canes in the jar. As our winner, he received a $20 Best Buy gift card.

Exact number of candy canes in the jar = 332. How close were you?


Let's Talk Turkey Trivia Contest  -  November 2017

We all know that when it comes to Thanksgiving celebrations, there's nothing more all-American than a turkey dinner with all the fixings. In honor of this great holiday, we decided to find out how much you knew about one of our nation's favortie birds.

Congratulations go to Lizzy Kelly. Lizzy was the only patient who answered 9 of the 11 trivia questions correctly, earning her the highest score in our Let’s Talk Turkey Trivia Contest.  As our winner, Lizzy received a $20 iTunes Gift Card!


Halloween Contest - October 2017

Halloween is always a tricky time for patients in braces, so we came up with a contest that was a friendly reminder for those in braces to steer clear of chewy, gooey candy treats.  Patients were challenged to guess the number of sticky, chewy candy treats in our “Forbidden Zone” jar. 

Congratulations go to our winner, Riley Gross. With an amazing guess of 280, Riley’s entry was just one away from the exact number of treats in the jar. As the winner, he received a $25 gift card to Regal Cinemas for a night at the movies. Way to go, Riley!


Raven's Purple Pride Contest - September 2017

With the NFL season in full swing, we were thinking football. To show our spirit, we kicked off the Ravens season with our Purple Pride Contest.

Congratulations go to our winner, Kennedy Karcher. With an amazing entry of 289, Kennedy was just four away from  the exact number of purple and black gumballs in the contest jar. As our winner, she received a $25 Dick’s Sporting Goods gift card for some cool Raven’s gear.

Total Number of Gumballs in the Jar = 293. How close were you?


Fill Our Pool for Back to School Raffle

Congratulations to the Fill our Pool for Back to School raffle winner, Cameron Prochaska. During our recent Stuff the Bus school supply drive, patients earned a raffle ticket for every donation made. Cameron's name was randomly chosen from all those who generously donated. As our winner, he received a $25 Target gift card!

The Stuff the Bus school supply drive was a huge success. With the help of our team, patients and dental partners, Bel Air Orthodontics raised over $2000 in school supplies to benefit the Harford County Education Foundation's Stuff the Bus Campaign. Thank you for all your generous donations!


Seashell Contest - August 2017

Ahh, Summer . . . Don’t you just love it! There’s nothing better than sand between your toes, soaking up the sun, or collecting seashells by the seashore.  We collected some seashells of our own, put them in a jar, and made them the theme of our summer contest!

Congratulations go to the winner of our Summer Seashell Contest, Sierra Poe. With a great guess 257, Sierra came closest to actual number of seashells in the jar. As our winner, she received a $20 Sweet Frog Yogurt gift card for some cool summertime treats!

Actual Number of Seashells in the Jar = 262


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