Staying healthy is a top priority for everyone now. And yet, many people are doing the one thing that is likely to land them a trip to the ER — putting off seeing your dentist. At Exceptional Dentistry in Palmdale, CA, Dr. Powell and our experienced team understand that people are hesitant to step outside their comfort zones right now... read more »VIEW POST
Did you know that tonsils can be problematic? Particularly for breathing in early childhood, which is why many doctors recommend that the child have them removed. These two oval-shaped lymph nodes hanging out at the back of the throat work as a defense mechanism to prevent oral infections. They are supposed to disappear for adults. However, for those who carry... read more »VIEW POST
Healthy teeth can last a lifetime. And you can keep your teeth healthy with two basic things: mindful daily oral hygiene home-care and visiting the dentist regularly to avoid needing a root canal. But sometimes, due to negligence or even occasionally genetics, a tooth gets damaged from decay. It's when that decay has gotten so deep that it can't be... read more »VIEW POST
Speaking, chewing and laughing with an open mouth all happen thanks to your temporomandibular joints (TMJ). Since they are a part of an intricate system, when there is an imbalance, there are a variety of symptoms that can range from mild to extreme. These joints are actually one of the most complicated joints you have in your body because of... read more »VIEW POST
With fall just around the corner, sports activities are ramping up again making you or your kids vulnerable to oral injury. But sport season means havoc for your dental health in more than one way. So being aware and prepared can help you keep yours and your family's smile healthy, strong and beautiful. Let's talk about important tips to keep... read more »VIEW POST
When you're a proactive patient you have no problem asking questions about your oral health or what the foreign dental lingo actually translates to. But have you ever wondered how many questions and/or comments your dentist actually has for YOU? Here are six common things dentists around the country say they want to tell their patients while they are working... read more »VIEW POST
Dental anxiety is more common than you might think, and if you are one of those folks who put off seeing the dentist because even thinking about it makes your hands clammy, you're not alone. Whether it's the idea of sitting in a chair with the hygienist or dentist hovering over your mouth (especially in this time of social distancing),... read more »VIEW POST
You probably know by now that having better dental health results in better general health! That's because healthy teeth and gums mean no tooth decay or gum disease weakening your body's defenses— keeping you healthier overall. And this matters because gum disease is linked to serious health conditions including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, and Alzheimer’s (scary, we know). If... read more »VIEW POST
Have you been living with ugly teeth or dental problems that keep you from smiling easily or feeling comfortable with yourself? If so, this is a terrible price to pay when it comes to your self-esteem. Thanks to advances in cosmetic dentistry, you can finally make the changes you want so you can smile with the confidence you deserve! Advances... read more »VIEW POST
Could you imagine smiling without teeth? Your teeth do a fantastic job every day of completing your smile so you look your best. They actually do a lot for you. Your teeth help you speak properly so that you can have confidence communicating with those around you in your day-to-day interactions. Not to mention they are necessary for you to... read more »VIEW POST
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