Lip and Tongue Ties

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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Tongue Tie and Lip Tie Testimonial from a Breastfeeding Mother

Tongue Tie and Lip Tie Laser Dentist- Dubuque, IA Since 2014, Dr. Kristen Berning has been releasing tongue ties and lip ties on infants who have difficulties with breast feeding and/or bottle feeding. Dr. Kristen Berning uses a CO2 LightScalpel laser to release the tight band(s) of tethered oral tissue, so that the range of motion and the function can improve. This …

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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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Dr. Kristen Berning presents to Iowa Breastfeeding Coalition

Dr. Kristen Berning’s Tongue and Lip Ties Presentation Dr. Kristen Berning is considered a dental expert in Eastern Iowa and the Tri State Region on the topic of tongue ties and lip ties.Dr. Berning provides support and treatment for breastfeeding mom-baby dyads who are dealing with tongue ties and/or lip ties. She uses a LightScalpel CO2 laser to perform tongue tie and …

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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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Breathe Institute Ambassador- Dr. Kristen Berning

Dr. Kristen Berning is a Breathe Institute Ambassador. She attended a three day intensive course presented by Dr. Soroush Zaghi and The Breathe Institute team.  Dr. Zaghi is an otolaryngologist, also known as an ENT physician. He is considered a leading expert on the functional approach to sleep and breathing. Dr. Zaghi and The Breathe Institute team use surgical and nonsurgical …

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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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Dubuque Laser Dentist: Lip and Tongue Tie revision

From a Mommy Dentist:  the challenge of breastfeeding tongue-tied babies By Dr. Kristen Berning Like many new moms, I thought breastfeeding would come naturally. When my third baby, Ted, was born, I already had 2 years cumulative experience breastfeeding my other children. I planned to exclusively breastfed Ted for at least 12 months. When Ted was …

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