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 […]
Many dental patients in and around Birmingham hold the belief that orthodontists only change the look of your teeth. Consequently, they think that the only reason to find an orthodontist in the Mountain Brook, Birmingham, or Alabama area is if you are interested in cosmetic dentistry.
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 […]
In today’s Koch Aesthetic Dentistry post, we share some fun facts about dentistry. Enjoy! Many dental patients are aware that before there was formal dental training and licensing, barbers often performed dental procedures. But did you know that blacksmiths also moonlighted as dentists?1 How would you like your dental visit to involve tools used to […]
Hello to our valued Koch Aesthetic Dentistry patients! If you haven’t stopped by our blog in a while, we welcome you. It has been a great month at our passionate Birmingham dentistry practice. We continue to achieve fantastic results with our precision smile makeovers. Dr. Koch has been skillfully using veneers, porcelain crowns, short term […]
In today’s post, let’s discuss some information about brushing. Key to activating the value of many fluoridated toothpastes is the foam created when properly brushing. Working up a good foam comes from pre-wetting the toothbrush, then attacking at a 45 rather than 90 degree angle.
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 […]
Everyday aggravators cause many Birmingham people to respond by clenching their jaw or grinding their teeth. For example, daily commuting in Mountain Brook can take a physical toll. All the traffic, noise, and perpetual road construction cause some people to grind their teeth as they navigate the sea of cars.
I’m Dr. J. Paul Koch. I want to remind Birmingham parents that oral health is an intrinsic component of overall health. Teeth and gum condition can affect speech development, nutrition, and self-confidence. From birth, there are important things parents can do to promote healthy teeth – even before your son’s or daughter’s first tooth erupts.