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Dubuque laser dentistry

Laser dentistry in Dental Hygiene- Dubuque, Iowa

On Friday, September 28th, Talia and Melissa, two of our hygienists, attended a continuing education course in Ankeny, Iowa. The course was about two of the instruments that our hygienists use everyday: Ultrasonics and Lasers.  Talia and Melissa wanted to take full advantage of learning new information to share with our patients.

Ultrasonics in Dental Hygiene

The worth of a smile

For Americans, it’s a smile that’s worth a thousand words

Wherever we travel, live or work, Americans rely on the good-old-fashioned smile to “talk” to people. We smile to say hello, goodbye, to excuse ourselves and even when we’re embarrassed.

We also look to the smile to get cues about how others are feeling, from a frown to indicate unhappiness to a wide grin signaling happiness or humor. Perhaps it’s because generally, we’re more emotive, and it surfaces the loudest through our mouths.

Exceptional Dentistry articles in TH newspaper

In March 2011, The Telegraph Herald published 2 articles by Exceptional Dentistry in their annual Health Section supplement.
Dr. Kristen Berning describes the services that make up a superior check-up and cleaning in her article, “Does Your Dental Check-Up Measure Up?”. Many people do not realize how many procedures are covered in this valuable one-hour appointment with a dental hygienist.

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