1. Dentures are not the only replacement choice for missing teeth. Dental implants used alone or in combination with a partial denture is often a better option for patients. Whereas a removable appliance replaces only the visible parts of teeth, an implant replaces both the root and crown of a tooth. This has important implications. […]
Birmingham men and women with missing teeth know that chewing can be difficult and painful. If you are looking at the cost of dental implants in Birmingham and feel uncertain whether this is the step you ought to take, come see J. Paul Koch DMD at Koch Aesthetic Dentistry to learn all about tooth implants. […]
Hello. I am Dr. J. Paul Koch. Thanks for visiting my blog. Today’s post focuses on missing teeth and bone health. Our teeth have many important functions. We need them to chew our food, talk, and smile. But have you ever considered their role in holding up your face? When we lose teeth, the bone […]
Many Birmingham folks consider the myriad options available to stop the aging clock. Whether it is a surgical procedure, botox, hair implants, or a chemical peel, Birmingham residents have countless choices to help them look more youthful. I am Dr. J. Paul Koch and I am exited to tell you about a simple and affordable […]
Are you one of the many Alabama men and women who has had a tooth extracted? If the tooth had been bothering you, it may have been a relief. Unless, of course, the tooth was in the front of your mouth and now the gaping hole shows every time you smile. Ignoring it is impossible […]
When you meet someone in Birmingham who is missing a front tooth, what does that say to you? Do you wonder if they were in an accident? Do you automatically start making assumptions about their income, level of education and overall physical health? Though it is extremely unfair, we are often judged (and misjudged) by […]
“Every tooth in a man’s head is more valuable than a diamond.” -Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, 1605 When Cervantes wrote Don Quixote, there was no way to replace teeth that were lost to trauma or decay. We are fortunate to live here in Birmingham at a time where there is a permanent replacement for […]
Hundreds of Birmingham dental implant recipients have replaced missing teeth with jaw-bone anchored tooth implants. Unlike a dental bridge, a dental implant consists of a titanium post inserted into the jaw bone.