Waiting Too Long Most people say they want to keep their teeth for a lifetime. Yet they let their dental health become a low priority. We are seeing more and more people waiting to address their dental health. The reasons are many. The results are often very disappointing. Sometimes by the time people come […]
Welcome, Traci! Exceptional Dentistry, Dubuque Dentist, Update We would like to introduce, Traci, a dental hygienist and new team member in our Dubuque Office. She joined our team in May and we are so happy to have her with us. Traci began her career as a dental hygienist in 2008 after graduating from Madison Area Technical College.
Dubuque Dentist Team Update In January, 2013 we added a new member to our Exceptional Dubuque dental team! Introducing Stephanee… Stephanee had already been filling in and helping us in our Dubuque dental office for the last few years, so it was a pretty seamless transition. Stephanee began her career as a dental hygienist in
Dubuque Family Dentists- Dr. Kristen Berning and Dr. Ted Murray So your little one has teeth? Congratulations! February is Dental Health Month, and here is our advice on how to care for your child’s teeth: Thank you for caring for your child’s dental health! Our goal is to keep your child on the
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
Using the latest technology in our Dubuque dental office Our office has been dedicated to the latest technology in dental hygiene since Dr. Ted Murray opened the doors to his Dubuque dental office in 1978. In other words, we have always wanted to help people have the healthiest teeth and gums possible. Gingivitis and Periodontal Disease Gingivitis
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
Dubuque Invisalign Dentist Invisalign isn’t just about making your smile look better… straight teeth are often healthier teeth too! (actual Invisalign case done by Dr. Kristen Berning) Teeth that are not aligned properly in the mouth create malocclusion. Malocclusion, in simple terms, means a “bad bite” or a “misaligned bite”. Left untreated, malocclusion can
Recent research suggests that elite athletes have a higher risk for tooth decay and tooth erosion, according to a study of triathletes in New Zealand, published in the International Journal of Sports Medicine. The following reasons explain why athlete’s teeth are at higher risk: 1. Intense physical training can cause a decrease in the amount of saliva due to dehydration and
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.