Things You Need to Know About the Mouth-Body Connection

August 10, 2017

Things You Need to Know About the Mouth Body Connection
You have probably heard of the mind-body connection, as this is a popular topic. However, have you heard of the mouth-body connection? Despite what you may think, visiting Exceptional Dentistry often isn’t just about cleaning your teeth or getting a dental filling— it is about your overall health. This is... VIEW POST

Superb Ways to Know If You Have a Cavity

July 25, 2017

dental exam
You’ve been struggling with some discomfort when eating recently. Hot and cold foods and drinks cause a twinge in your tooth when you eat. Sweet foods and drinks have the same effect. You may have even noticed this slight ache when chewing. What does this mean? You may wonder if... VIEW POST

How to Resolve a Toothache: Root Canal Therapy

July 7, 2017

woman scheduling visit
You’ve been brushing and flossing your teeth diligently and coming to our office as often as you should, so you shouldn’t have any dental issues like tooth decay, right? We wish this was always the case, as a healthy smile is a happy smile. Unfortunately, dental issues do pop up... VIEW POST

When Should Your Child Visit the Dentist for the First Time?

June 25, 2017

When Should Your Child Visit The Dentist for the First Time
While you’re basking in the joys of being a new parent, you’ll also be becoming accustomed to your responsibilities towards your child. Obviously, this includes general healthcare, but your baby’s dental care is also highly important. You may be wondering when you should take your bundle of joy in for... VIEW POST

What You Need To Know About Dental Implants

June 10, 2017

What You Need to Know About Dental Implants
Even though permanent teeth are supposed to be…permanent, a tooth may be lost to severe decay, injury, gum disease, or another issue. Obviously, this isn’t ideal, but it doesn’t have to be the end of your smile. If you lose a tooth, Dr. James D. Powell may recommend a dental... VIEW POST

6 Powerful Secrets to Overcome Dental Fear

May 26, 2017

6 Powerful Secrets to Overcome Dental Fear
The time has come for your dental cleaning and exam, but you’re a little nervous. You are not alone in your worries. You may be surprised to learn that dental fears and anxieties are quite common. Many people, even adults, are nervous about potential discomfort during treatment, a feeling of... VIEW POST

Mouthwash with Alcohol vs. without: Which Really Is Better?

May 12, 2017

Mouthwash with Alcohol vs. Without
You brush and floss your teeth regularly, but you decide to add a little something extra to your oral hygiene routine. Mouthwash is a common choice, as it’s said to add extra protection to your smile by helping guard against decay, plaque, gingivitis, and bad breath. However, deciding between a... VIEW POST

5 Helpful Things To Make Choosing a Toothpaste Easy

April 25, 2017

5 Helpful Things to Make Choosing A Toothpaste Easy
You’ve squeezed the last of the life out of your tube of toothpaste. The dreaded time has come. You have to face the convenience store’s wall of toothpaste! You know what we’re talking about. You go to the store looking for a tube of toothpaste, but there are so many... VIEW POST

8 Killer Tricks to Keep Things Clean and Organized

April 19, 2017

8 killer tricks to keep things clean and organized
I recently read this article about how a family eliminates clutter from their lives. Every new year they throw out the equivalent to the year’s value in stuff. Yes, 2017 means 2,017 items go bye bye. I feel like I would have nothing left if I did that! But it... VIEW POST

Secrets for Keeping Your Smile Bright & Beautiful

April 11, 2017

Secrets for Keeping Your Smile Bright Beautiful
You finally decided to spoil yourself with a professional teeth whitening treatment. So you understand about the newfound confidence and the inability to stop smiling that naturally happens after you get your teeth whitened. But you also know that quite unfortunately, teeth whitening is not permanent. Touch-ups will be needed... VIEW POST