Your fabulous smile is our passion, here at Koch Aesthetic Dentistry in Birmingham. And when Dr. J. Paul Koch walks into the room, you can feel the atmosphere kick up a notch. At Koch Aesthetic Dentistry, we see patients for everything from fillings to athletic mouthguards. Having your teeth cleaned can be just as critical […]
Dental anxiety and the more severe dental phobia impact many Birmingham people, including some Koch Aesthetic Dentistry patients. Today’s post answers some questions asked about this essential topic. What are the long-term consequences of dental anxiety and dental phobia? The most detrimental consequence is when a dental phobic patient delays dental care until a pain […]
Does your heart start pounding at the mere thought of having a cavity filled? Do you get sweaty palms when you drive by any Alabama cosmetic dental practice? Many Birmingham residents who have improved their smile with cosmetic dentistry chose to use sedation. Though the terms “sleep dentistry” and “oral conscious sedation” are often used […]
If you are afraid of your Birmingham cosmetic dentist, you are not alone. At Koch Aesthetic Dentistry, we encounter many nervous first-time Birmingham dental patients. How do we calm their fears, provide a comfortable dental environment and earn lifelong clients? 1) We carefully explain the findings of the initial dental examination and thoroughly outline any […]
Dental visits can be extremely stressful and for some Birmingham residents, the fear and anxiety associated with a trip to the dentist prevents them from getting the care they need. At Koch Aesthetic Dentistry we provide the best oral sedation dentistry available. We will accommodate your needs with minimal, moderate, or deep sedation. Don’t let […]
Many Alabama cosmetic dentistry patients have discovered the benefits of anxiety-free dentistry (sometimes called sleep dentistry). There are three main types of sedation options available in Alabama.
When I discuss sedation dentistry with new Alabama cosmetic dentistry patients, I encounter many misconceptions. The purpose of today’s Koch Aesthetic Dentistry dentistry article is to de-bunk some of the most common myths about dental sedation.
If you live near Birmingham and experience severe anxiety when undergoing (or even thinking about!) dental treatment, oral sedation is for you. Conscious sedation dentistry is available in Birmingham at Koch Aesthetic Dentistry. We have been providing sedation dentistry in Birmingham for several years with excellent outcomes. Whether it is called relaxation dentistry, oral conscious sedation or anxiety-free dentistry, it is completely safe and very popular for our nervous cosmetic and restorative dental clients in the Vestavia Hills, Crestline area.
Koch Aesthetic Dentistry stays up on the latest dental technology, using laser dentistry to more effectively and comfortably detect cavities, remove decay, and treat gum disease. In addition to using laser dentistry, this Birmingham dentist also offers patients a more comfortable experience with the option of sedation dentistry.