About Exceptional Dentistry

Welcoming Patients from Dubuque, Davenport, Dyersville, IA, Nearby Wisconsin and Galena, IL

What do you like about your smile? What would you change if you could? At Exceptional Dentistry, we want to know that, so we can make appropriate recommendations to achieve your smile goals. Your journey to enhanced oral health and a more confident smile begins with your first visit to our beautiful Dubuque cosmetic dentistry practice.

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Because your overall health is our number one priority, we designed our new office with large windows that provide bright, refreshing views of the community. Our convenient location to Sam’s Club and many shopping areas means you can easily fit your dental visit into your busy day.

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Dubuque dentist Dr. Ted Murray offers more than 30 years of experience, along with privileged LVI training and elite accreditation through the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. With a passion for innovative dentistry, Dr. Ted Murray has invested thousands of hours in post-graduate study to ensure you receive the most advanced care. He also participates in ongoing education so he can offer you cutting-edge techniques and the highest-quality dental materials.


Dr. Kristen Berning brings a fresh perspective to the practice. A member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Berning has participated in over a thousand hours of continuing education in various dental specialties. She enjoys working with people of all ages, solving their dental issues, and providing education to help achieve a lifetime of excellent oral health.

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Dr. Alexia Oetken is the newest dentist at Exceptional Dentistry and the youngest daughter of Dr. Ted Murray. Dr. Alexia is excited to be back in Dubuque, helping our patients achieve their best and healthiest smile. She is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the Iowa Dental Association, and the American Dental Association as well as completing training at the Misch International Implant Institute with Dr. Ted Murray.

How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help You

Cosmetic dentistry is an affordable, effective method to enhance and improve the appearance and health of your smile. At Exceptional Dentistry, our team of dental professionals works together to offer holistic services using the very latest technology and techniques:

Exceptional Dentistry offers affordable financing through CareCredit, so you never have to worry about affording the healthy smile of your dreams.

To learn more about Exceptional Dentistry, serving Dubuque, Dyersville and Davenport, Iowa, please contact our friendly cosmetic dentistry team by phone at 563-556-2711 or complete the form on this page to schedule your private consultation.

See What Our Patients Are Saying

"This wasn't a dental visit. It was a spa treatment. I'm invigorated. I love that you made time to fix my cavity when it wasn't scheduled. THAT'S service! No additional appointment was necessary. And my dental hygienist was expert at administering my numbing drug. I felt nothing. No discomfort at all. I love you guys. I tell everyone."


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