At Koch Aesthetic Dentistry in Birmingham, we urge our patients to take care of their teeth. We have a full range of cosmetic dentistry that can improve any smile, and sedation dentistry for those who get anxious when they think about sitting down in a dentist’s chair. Keep Flossing Many men and women are vigilant […]
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 […]
Are you or a family member distressed about going to the dentist? Has a past experience with pain or discomfort caused you to start panicking when you think about having your teeth worked on? Have you neglected going to the dentist and fear the amount of work that might need to be carried out? If […]
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.