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At Koch Aesthetic Dentistry in Birmingham, we’re often asked how to pick that most basic tool of oral hygiene, the toothbrush. Should be a snap, right? Well, not necessarily. Picking a toothbrush can be as challenging as choosing a paint color, and there seem to be just as many choices. If you have been down the […]

Sedation Dentistry

Millions of Americans cope with dental anxiety. The mere thought of sitting down in a dentist’s chair fills them with dread. In some cases, it’s so intense they’ll avoid the dentist altogether. If this sounds at all like you, you should know that Koch Aesthetic Dentistry in Birmingham can provide you with sedation dentistry to […]

Is The Toothbrush Obsolete? The Birmingham Dentist Says…

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Many of our tools for everyday living have become obsolete. Online search has replaced the paper phone book. Telephone answering machines have gone the way of manual typewriters. But the toothbrush? Your Birmingham dentist says it’s a tool that cannot be improved upon. “Wait a minute,” you might say, “isn’t an electric toothbrush better than […]

For A Healthier Smile, Stop Doing This

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Chewing sugared gum all day. Cavities, a sore jaw, or a damaged dental bridge may result. If you must chew, select gum with Xylitol. Drinking soda and energy drinks. These sugary, acidic beverages are extremely efficient at damaging enamel. Chewing ice or hard candy. Your enamel is quite strong. But so are ice and hard […]

Everything You Never Wanted To Know About Saliva

Categories: Dental Health
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Hello, my name is Dr. J. Paul Koch and I want to welcome you to my Birmingham cosmetic dental blog. My dental practice, Koch Aesthetic Dentistry – The Dental Spa, wants to help our Mountain Brook, Birmingham, and Alabama patients to be knowledgeable about oral health issues. Today we are going to discuss the complexity […]