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Dental Assistants Recognition Week at Exceptional Dentistry | Dubuque Dentist

Dental Assistants Recognition Week is celebrated annually in early March. This week is the perfect time to acknowledge and recognize our dental assistants for their versitility, for their caring nature, and for their many talents. Today’s dental assistants strengthen the entire practice and enhance patient satisfaction around the world. Dental assistants are committed to professional development and …

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LightScalpel CO2 Laser Dentist – Dubuque Iowa

LightScalpel CO2 Laser Dr. Kristen Berning and Dr. Alexia Oetken at Exceptional Dentistry in Dubuque, Iowa use a state-of-the-art LightScalpel CO2 laser. The LightScalpel CO2 laser is an advanced laser device that produces a concentrated beam of light. The highly focused CO2 laser beam vaporizes cleanly and precisely to deliver superior care for soft tissue procedures. The …

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Dr. Kristen Berning attends TOTS Training ®️ with Autumn Henning of Chrysalis Orofacial

Tethered Oral Tissue Specialty Training – Dubuque, Iowa Laser Dentist Dr. Kristen Berning with Autumn Henning CCC-SLP To stay current with the latest and greatest knowledge in the tongue tie and lip tie field, Dr. Kristen Berning attended the TOTS Training ®️ course. TOTS stands for tethered oral tissues, which includes tongue ties, lip ties, …

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CO2 LightScalpel Laser Dentist Dubuque, Iowa

New CO2 Laser Technology at Exceptional Dentistry in Dubuque, Iowa Dr. Kristen Berning and Dr. Alexia Oetken with dental assistants Larae, Amy and Amanda​​​​ Dr. Kristen Berning and Dr. Alexia Oetken at Exceptional Dentistry in Dubuque, Iowa have upgraded to a state-of-the-art LightScalpel CO2 laser this year. One of the many procedures performed with the LightScalpel …

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Exceptional Dentistry | Dubuque Dentist | 1-year COVID update

We are providing routine dental care at Exceptional Dentistry with enhanced sanitation and social distancing protocols. It has been over 1 year since March 2020 when our office was closed temporarily due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Since returning to deliver routine care in May 2020, we continue to serve our patients’ important oral dental health needs with ongoing attention to health, sanitation and …

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Exceptional Dentistry Dental Care during COVID19

We are providing routine and essential dental care at Exceptional Dentistry with enhanced santitation and social distancing protocols.   Our office is following the recommendations for dental offices from the Iowa Dental Board, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We have enhanced guidelines and protocols to ensure …

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Exceptional Dentistry| Dubuque Dentist | Health and Safety Protocols

Dear Exceptional Dentistry patients and families, We hope this message finds you and your loved ones safe and healthy. We know these recent months have been challenging for many. We want you to know that we are here, we appreciate you, and we look forward to when we can see you again in our Dubuque dental …

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Message to our patients during COVID-19

Notice of Temporary Closure due to COVID-19 Dear Exceptional Dentistry patients and families, We hope this message finds you and your family healthy. We care very much about you. We miss seeing you and catching up with you. Our hygienists miss making every smile healthier and sparkling clean. Our dentists and assistants miss repairing, enhancing, …

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Dr. Kristen Berning attends Dr. Ghaheri’s Tongue-Tie course

We keep learning more to be able to give you, your family, and even your baby… exceptional care. Dr. Kristen Berning recently traveled to Portland, Oregon to see Dr. Bobby Ghaheri speak on the topic of tongue-ties and lip-ties. His presentation was cleverly titled, “Untying Ankyloglossia.” Ankyloglossia/ Tongue Tie The definition of ankyloglossia is tongue-tie. A tongue-tie is when …

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Dr. Kristen Berning earns Certificate in Esthetic Dentistry

Dr. Kristen Berning recently completed a 510-hour postgraduate program at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. By completing this program, she has earned a Certificate in Contemporary Restorative and Esthetic Dentistry. This continuing education program was comprised of 400 hours of class and a 110-hour independent dental research project. In the United States, there are only …

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