It’s important to know what to do in such a situation. Here is a quiz on dental emergencies and less urgent oral issues.
Ouch! The mouth is not a fun place for injuries, sores, or inflammation. It seems that even the smallest irritation in the mouth can cause serious discomfort for Birmingham dental patients. These non-specific irritations in the mouth have a name. They are called stomatitis. A good general definition for stomatitis is the inflammation of the […]
Some Birmingham residents who have a weak or broken tooth may want to research dental crowns as a solution to improve their smile and overall oral health. A crown is really a cap or covering that is tooth-shaped and when it is in place, it will cover the portion of the covered tooth that is […]
Many residents of the Birmingham area are finding that they just don’t have time to floss and that it’s difficult to fit it into their daily schedule. If you’ve found this to be true, here are some ideas for when to fit this important dental health habit into your day. The most common time is […]
Chompers. Pearly Whites. Dents. Gnashers. Grill. Here in Birmingham, Alabama we have a lot of fun ways to refer to our teeth. And while you can switch up what you call them, you should never switch up a well-engrained oral health routine. Making time in your busy day to brush and floss is a habit […]
At Koch Aesthetic Dentistry, one of the most common complaints we hear from our Alabama cosmetic and laser dentistry patients is problems with mouth sores. There are many different kinds of oral lesions which can make eating and talking painful. Some are annoying yet harmless, while other sores are more serious and require medical intervention. […]
Welcome to the Birmingham dental blog! Today we are going to look at the secret life of our teeth. The shape of each tooth gives a clue to what it does. The incisors, or your front teeth, are sharp. They need to be because they are there to cut food and their curvature helps move […]
When you go to an Alabama drugstore or supermarket looking for toothpaste, mouthwash, teeth whitener, or other oral care product, make sure that it carries the seal of the American Dental Association. The seal is there to help you make the best choices you can for the products you need to keep your mouth clean […]