Is a CEREC® Crown Inferior to One Made in a Lab?

February 28, 2019

Woman wearing a plastic crown and smirking
Once you've been told you need a dental crown you might find yourself researching to understand everything about them. Which means, it's likely that you'll face the conundrum of CEREC crowns vs lab crowns. It's important to understand that crowns, both types, are a form of restorative dentistry and the ultimate goal of restorative dentistry is to get your teeth... read more » VIEW POST

What You Need to Know About Your Child’s Dental Health

February 7, 2019

child and mother playing together
Having a child requires a lot of time, energy, and attention. So, we get that you don't have time to worry about more things! Which is exactly why our Exceptional Dentistry team is here to take away the worry when it comes to all things dental health related. Since February is National Children's Dental Health Month, we decided to give... read more » VIEW POST

The Truth About Dentists: Are They All the Same?

January 30, 2019

When choosing a new dentist, some patients don't give it a lot of thought. After all, licensed, practicing dentists graduate from dental school with four years under their belt, so they're pretty much the same, right? Well, no, not at all! Who you choose as a dentist can have a pretty big impact on your health. Some dentists are proactive... read more » VIEW POST

How to Prevent a Painful Dental Emergency

January 9, 2019

woman with a toothache
If you've ever experienced a dental emergency, you already know that it's no party. There's something about mouth pain that feels so much worse than any other pain. And when a dental emergency arises it might feel like it came out of nowhere and was totally out of your control. The good news is that it can be prevented with... read more » VIEW POST

Do You Need to Expand Your Jaw? Why Not Do It Without Surgery?

December 19, 2018

woman with a questioning expression
We're guessing that you've been told you need jaw surgery. How'd we know? Well, it's because we have a lot of patients who come to us who'd also like to avoid surgery. And when someone tells you that you'll need a major operation just to be able to live and feel good, it's natural to see if there's a less... read more » VIEW POST

Why Not Gift Exceptional Presents This Year?

December 17, 2018

man and woman looking into a christmas gift box
Before you know it, Christmas will be knocking on your door and the holiday gift giving will be in full swing! Have you lined up your gifts already for this year? Or are you like us, still having to fill in some gaps with exceptional gift ideas? Well, since dental health is always on our minds, we have some fun... read more » VIEW POST

Win the War on Your Smile With Laser Technology

November 27, 2018

young women playing laser tag
The battle against gum disease and tooth decay is real. Those little bacteria dudes in your mouth are pretty mighty. In fact, they're responsible for causing harm to your teeth, gums, and ultimately your smile. Which is why we use laser technology in our dental office. Sure, we could geek out about the actual tech (because c'mon we did say lasers) but the really cool... read more » VIEW POST

How to Save Your Money And Your Teeth

November 21, 2018

Dental Joke
We hope that dental joke made you smile! Of course, our Exceptional Dentistry team thinks dental jokes are a blast, but what we don't find funny is when our patients lose their hard-earned cash and preventative dental insurance benefits. How does this happen? We actually see this happen every year when people don't completely use up their dental insurance benefits... read more » VIEW POST

What Happens When You Have Missing Teeth

October 26, 2018

What Happens When You Have Missing Teeth
If you're wondering why missing a tooth (or teeth) is such a big deal then read on because a missing tooth sets off a series of negative events. We've touched on the concept of progression in one of our previous blog posts when we talked about what happens when a cavity is left untreated. We went over how the damage starts small just... read more » VIEW POST

10 Innovative Benefits You Might Not Know About Sonicare

October 23, 2018

Sonicare Diamondclean toothbrush
Did you know that the average person only brushes their teeth for approximately 45 seconds? Considering that the American Dental Association (and our dentist!) advises brushing for 2 minutes twice a day, it's no wonder that teeth and gums aren't getting cleaned as well as they should. If you're thinking two minutes feels like an eternity we hear you! But there... read more » VIEW POST