At Koch Aesthetic Dentistry, we stay abreast of new discoveries in the exciting field of dentistry and occasionally share interesting facts with our patients. Today’s post focuses on new findings in an interesting field of research: genetic dentistry. “About 60% of the risk for tooth decay appears to be due to genetic factors”. Mary L. […]
Hello Birmingham residents! Your overall oral health depends not only on healthy teeth but also healthy gums. Proper oral hygiene helps keep both your teeth and gums in good shape. When brushing, hold your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle with the bristle tips aimed at the line where the tooth and gum meet. The bristles […]
At Koch Aesthetic Dentistry – The Dental Spa, everything we do is for the well-being of our valued patients. We are committed to delivering quality, compassionate dental care tailored to each patient’s singular needs. We know that optimum oral health is a key element of complete physical health and that dentists do more that just […]
No matter what, practice good oral hygiene. Floss and brush regularly. If you have bleeding gums or gum pain, contact Koch Aesthetic Dentistry – The Dental Spa for a general dental appointment.
Vitamin D keeps teeth strong and healthy. Most of us don’t get enough in our diet. Call Koch Aesthetic Dentistry to schedule an appointment. Keep your diet on track and your smile beautiful with our cosmetic, general, restorative dental care services.
Do you know the most common cause of tooth loss among adults? The answer is gum disease. While this may be startling, there is a bright side: Gum disease is easy to treat if it is detected in the early stages. Regular check-ups with your Birmingham dentist are important, but there are warning signs for […]
Periodontal disease, frequently called gum disease, is inflammation or infection of the gums. For the most part, periodontal disease is preventable. This condition is so pervasive in the US that it has been called a ‘health crisis’ by the ADA. Fortunately, periodontal disease can be treated. If left untreated, it can cause irreversible damage such […]
Bite down hard, but not on Dr. Koch’s hand! Do you find that biting down hard is painful or awkward? There are ways to find the source of the trouble and there are ways to make it right. Let Koch Aesthetic Dentistry – The Dental Spa in Birmingham, Alabama help you with that everyday chewing […]
During routine dental examinations, your dentist may look for signs of oral cancer. Oral cancer refers to cancers in the tongue, mouth, lips, jaw, and throat. Many Birmingham dental patients don’t realize the seriousness of oral cancer. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 39,000 people will get oral cancer this year.1