Do You Know Why a Dry Mouth Is Bad for Your Dental Health?

January 15, 2020

Why a dry mouth is bad for dental health
Did you know that having a dry mouth isn't just an uncomfortable feeling that arises occasionally? Since the mouth is actually designed to be a consistently moisture-rich environment, a dry mouth can have a harmful impact on your oral health. We're not talking about the random dry mouth that happens... VIEW POST

What Is the Biggest Difference Between Straightening Your Teeth With Epigenetic Orthodontics Versus Wearing Traditional Braces?

January 8, 2020

If you've ever wondered what it would be like to have a better looking facial profile then you might've come across a unique type of braces called Epigenetic orthodontics. Also known as full face orthodontics, this orthodontic specialty focuses on the development and alignment of your whole mid-face and jaw,... VIEW POST

Which Foods (And Drinks) Should You Avoid If You Want Healthy, Beautiful Teeth?

December 9, 2019

Brushing and flossing daily with the right tools is on of the best ways to keep your teeth clean and cavity-free, but did you know that you can add a little extra protection by watching what you eat and drink? That's because the foods you eat and the beverages you... VIEW POST

Don’t Let Bruxism (Teeth Grinding & Jaw Clenching) Destroy Your Teeth or Your Health!

December 6, 2019

If you're one of those folks who grind their teeth compulsively or clench their jaw repetitively, you likely suffer from a condition called bruxism. Bruxism affects about 10% of the population and can occur while you're awake or asleep. People often don't know they have it because 80% of it... VIEW POST

This is An Awesome Thing to Know About Sleep Apnea

November 20, 2019

Can we get a show of hands for those of us who cannot function well without sleep? Our hands are definitely up. Getting good quality sleep is an absolute must, and yet, sleep apnea is a significant health issue in the United States. In fact, it's estimated that 22 million... VIEW POST

How You Can Choose a Dental Insurance Plan That Works for You

November 6, 2019

If you're looking for a dental insurance plan for the coming year, you probably already know how daunting it can be. It can feel like you're navigating a bureaucratic minefield as you hope to get the best coverage at the best price. Our Exceptional Dentistry team is here to help!... VIEW POST

Taking the Best Care of Your Child’s Primary and Permanent Teeth

October 25, 2019

Taking the Best Care of Your Child’s Primary and Permanent Teeth
You might be tempted to think that teeth are just teeth, but the mouth and all its structures play a significant role in the development and overall health of your child. At Exceptional Dentistry, Dr. James Powell and our team in Palmdale, CA are committed to helping you and your... VIEW POST

Transform Your Facial Profile With the Help of Mewing

October 9, 2019

Have you heard of "Mewing"?  It's not the adorable sound kittens make, but rather, it's an oral posture technique that is growing in popularity. Yes, we said oral posture. We bet you didn't know that was a thing, but where do you keep your tongue when your mouth is relaxed?... VIEW POST

Dental Implants Are a Sophisticated Dental Restoration for Lost Teeth

September 17, 2019

Dental Implants Are a Sophisticated Dental Restoration for Lost Teeth
Dental implants are an amazing option for lost teeth because they truly mimic your natural teeth.  Which means that a dental implant will look, feel, and function just like your tooth did before you lost it. In a past post of ours, we uncovered how missing teeth causes a domino... VIEW POST

5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Mouth Healthy and Cavity-Free

September 6, 2019

Cavities are no fun! They can be big, small, sensitive, painful or even, in the early-stages, unnoticeable by the untrained person. But all cavities (big and small) are caused by bacteria. Bacteria causes all sorts of problems to your gums, teeth, and overall health. So it doesn't require a rocket... VIEW POST