Judson T. Connell, DMD

Did You Know an Oral Appliance Can Help You Stop Snoring?

Perhaps you have awakened to find yourself short of breath or feeling as though your airway is blocked.  Maybe your significant other has witnessed your breathing stop momentarily while you’re asleep.  No matter how you’ve discovered this occurrence, it’s important to recognize that this could be a serious health concern, and you are not alone. Snoring is caused by a... read more »

What Are the Stages of Gum Disease and What To Look For

Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is a deterioration of the gums caused by plaque and bacterial growth. If left untreated, gingivitis can progress to the more serious condition of periodontitis. There are four general stages to gum disease, here is what to look out for. Stage 1 Gingivitis is the first stage of gum disease, and its symptoms include... read more »

New Year! New Insurance Card!

We are excited for another year at Exceptional Dentistry at Johns Creek! With every new year, many of our patients’ dental plans change. We ask that you help us avoid insurance delays or billing errors by contacting your insurance provider to request a new card (if you do not already have it) and contact our Exceptional Dentistry Team with the... read more »

Unique Gift Ideas for This Holiday Season

Philips Zoom! Professional Teeth Whitening Professional whitening is easy and safe with Philips Zoom.  Whitening can brighten and renew your smile by lifting heavy stains from your teeth.  It also yields better results than over-the-counter kits. A professional makes sure the whitening process covers each tooth entirely and does not leave any areas untreated. A professional procedure also guards against... read more »

Exceptional Dentistry at Johns Creek Provides TMJ Treatment in Suwanee

Everyone has two temporomandibular joints on each side of the face to connect the skull and jawbone. Often referred to as TMJ, these joints act as sliding hinges whenever the mouth is opened or closed. When the TMJ function as they should, people rarely give them a second thought, but when they cause chronic pain, it’s called “TMJ” disorder. TMJ... read more »

June Marks National Smile Month

June marks summer and summer marks National Smile Month across the nation! This month, the oral health foundation has marked June to promote healthy smiles, tips, and bringing awareness to oral health. Our dentist, Dr. Connell, at Exceptional Dentistry in  Johns Creek located in Suwanee, GA, wants to ensure that you are brushing correctly, flossing, and of course, continuing to... read more »

Increased Bruxism During COVID-19

By: Judson T Connell, DMD You may have seen recent articles reporting that dentists are seeing an increase in bruxism cases during COVID-19. Unfortunately, this is true and can be attributed to various factors. Before we look at what to do if you think you’re experiencing bruxism, let’s examine exactly what bruxism is and what the symptoms and causes are.... read more »

Early Detection Saves Lives       

In honor of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, Exceptional Dentistry at Johns Creek will be offering free oral cancer screenings on Thursday, April 29th. Times available are from 10 am to 12 pm. Oral cancer is not a rare disease. Approximately 53,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer in 2019 in the US. It kills one person every hour of... read more »

New Year, New You: New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthy Smile

With the new year approaching, you may have already begun to think about your New Year’s resolutions. You may be considering resolving to save money, get a better job or lose weight. Many people set new goals about having a healthier lifestyle in the new year. Why not make one of your New Year’s resolutions improving your dental health? Healthy... read more »