We get so involved in our day-to-day activities that sometimes we ignore the red flags that our body is giving us. Between getting the kids off to school and getting to work on time, you may not even realize how tired you are. You may even miss the fact that by the time lunch rolls around, you’ve already had four... read more »VIEW POST
Have you noticed your jaw popping or clicking? Or, maybe you wake up feeling tired even though you actually got in a full eight hours of sleep. Grinding your teeth can show up in a variety of ways, such as teeth sensitivity, sore muscles, day-time sleepiness, flattened teeth or pain — and that’s never a good thing. If you grind... read more »VIEW POST
Waking up feeling exhausted isn’t how you’re supposed to wake up. After all, the whole point of sleeping is to get rest, right? How can you go about doing everything you need to do––carpooling for the kids’ sports, picking the kids up after school, helping out with dinner, homework, and reminding your husband to get the laundry from the dryer––unless... read more »VIEW POST
Do you remember the last time you felt really great about yourself? When you took a second to look in the mirror and thought, wow, I look good! If you can’t remember the last time that you felt awesome about yourself, it’s time that you do something about it. Here at Exceptional Dentistry, we have one simple step you can... read more »VIEW POST
If you are tired of your embarrassing smile, then our James D Powell, DDS, PC, team has some good news for you! We proudly offer cosmetic dentistry in Palmdale, California, to finally give you the strong, beautiful, and stunning smile you have always wanted. Your dentist, Dr. James D. Powell, offers these cosmetic dental treatments at our office: -Teeth whitening:... read more »VIEW POST
What keeps people from having a cavity filled? Generally, the answer comes down to one of two important issues: fear of the dentist or concern about the cost of the treatment. However, if you have a cavity, there are a few reasons you should get it filled immediately. How are cavities formed? Before you can understand why a cavity should... read more »VIEW POST
The American Dental Association reports that 1 in 92 adults, will develop some form of oral or pharyngeal cancer in their life. While the average age of onset is 62 years old, if you have risk factors like a family history, tobacco use, or frequent alcohol consumption, you could develop oral cancer even younger. Detecting oral or pharyngeal cancer early... read more »VIEW POST
You’ve probably heard about gingivitis but do you really know what it is? Do you know what causes it or what it does to your teeth? Do we know how to treat the problem, or even better, know how to prevent it? If you’re interested in learning more about this issue, please read on. As an early stage of gum... read more »VIEW POST
There is a common problem in oral health, one so pervasive that most people are probably affected by it. Many of them don’t even realize there is an issue. But gum disease can wreak havoc on your mouth and even affect other systems in the body. Knowing how to prevent it is crucial to good oral health & overall health.... read more »VIEW POST
Maybe you're one of those people who think dentistry is, well, just dentistry. Or maybe you're one of the people who realize there's a lot of interesting things out there when it comes down to what dentistry is really all about. Of course, we could really geek on how oral health is important to your overall health, or the fact... read more »VIEW POST
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