10 Fun Dental Facts You Should Know

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We talk a lot on our blog about useful topics like tooth sensitivity, proper brushing techniques, and dental anxiety. We feel it’s important to educate our patients on these issues so that they can take the best possible care of their teeth in between visits. At Exceptional Smiles Family Dentistry, we think talking about dental health […]

Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

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Many wonder: “Are dental x-rays safe?” Here are the facts you need to help you decide what is best for you and your family’s dental care.

5 Tips to Prevent and Reduce Tooth Sensitivity

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Anyone who has sensitive teeth knows what a huge pain it can be. Not being able to eat ice cream in the summer or drink a warm cup of hot chocolate in the winter is no fun, and for some people, it’s much more severe than that. A study by the International Dental Journal found […]

What Types of Sedation Dentistry are Legal in Virginia?

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Do you cringe whenever you hear the word “dentist”? What if we told you that you could come to the dentist and never feel that crippling anxiety? Such a thing is possible thanks to our sedation dentistry options in Harrisonburg, VA. You may be among the millions of Americans who avoid the dentist entirely because […]

The Facts on Overcoming Dental Fear with Sedation Dentistry

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So what if you’re afraid of the dentist?! Can’t you just brush your teeth every day and be fine? Learn about the causes of dental fear and how a sedation dentist can help you overcome that fear. What is dental anxiety? First off, let’s address the elephant in the room. There is no shame in […]