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We update our patients weekly with interesting factoids and information pertinent to their oral health and the office. Sometimes we will share shenanigans and sometimes serious health-related information. You’ll never be bored — we promise you that! We might even sneak in a bad dad joke or two. If you want to stay in the know, follow us weekly and like us on all the social platforms.

Posted October 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Hsieh

HPV & Oral Cancer: What You Need to Know

We love to talk about the fun and interesting sides of oral health, but today, there is something much more serious on our minds. We care about the health of everyone in our community, and as dental care professionals, we feel it our duty to educate you on how to be as safe and healthy […]

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Posted September 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health, Patient Care
Dr. Hsieh

Is Flossing Really Necessary?

How do you feel when you see that little plastic floss container in your medicine cabinet? Eagerness to achieve that clean feeling in your mouth? Or regret over a habit you have trouble keeping? Did you get excited about recent headlines saying flossing isn’t necessary? We’re sorry to break the news, but as your oral […]

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Posted September 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Hsieh

Can Plaque Cause Tooth Loss?

If you’ve ever gone too long between brushing your teeth, you know how slimy and dirty your teeth can feel. Some people lovingly call this layer of grime “teeth sweaters.” But it has a real name: plaque. Plaque is common but it can cause poor oral health if you ignore it. Read below for more […]

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Posted August 27, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Hsieh

Sports Drinks & Energy Drinks: Proceed with Caution

Dr. Justin Hsieh at Birch Dental wants to make sure our patients know all about healthy hydration. Most people already know that soda and juice aren’t great for teeth, but now the American Academy of Pediatrics is cautioning parents and caregivers that sports and energy drinks have similar negative effects. Sports drinks are intended to […]

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Posted August 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Hsieh

What Are Maxillary Teeth?

The upper teeth formed along the maxillary jawbone are called “maxillary teeth” and include the top incisors, molars, premolars, and canines. Dr. Justin Hsieh shares more information about maxillary teeth below. Understanding the role of the upper teeth and caring for them properly is important in the fight against bacteria and infection in gum tissues […]

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Posted July 27, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Hsieh

To Be or Not to Be Sugar-Free: The Facts About Artificial Sweeteners

Originally created for people unable to consume regular sugars, alternative and artificial sweeteners have become extremely popular in all kinds of different products. From chewing gum to diet soda, Dr. Justin Hsieh wants you to know which of these options are best for your dental and general health – so here are the facts about […]

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Posted July 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Hsieh

Your Options for Teeth Straightening

Maybe Mona Lisa would have cracked a real smile if she had been more confident in her teeth! All jokes aside, you don’t have to live every day embarrassed by your own smile. Orthodontic treatments today are much more desirable than those of yesteryear. There are a lot of good reasons to straighten your teeth, […]

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Posted June 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Hsieh

Could Brushing & Flossing Prevent a Heart Attack?

A lot of healthy lifestyle choices benefit more than one system within your body. Eating well, exercising, good sleep, and fresh air all support a lot of your physical needs. So, it shouldn’t be surprising that what hurts one area of your health can easily hurt another area, too. An important (though less known) connection […]

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Posted June 13, 2021 / Blog, Dental Health
Dr. Hsieh

Don’t Have a Stroke – Your Dentist Can Help

You might be surprised to hear that the state of your oral health has a lot to do with preventing a stroke. There’s a certain kind of bad oral bacteria that cause gum disease, travel to other parts of your body, and cause harm. A stroke is a common but dangerous medical condition that causes […]

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Posted May 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Hsieh

Is it Time to Toss that Toothbrush?

When you find a toothbrush that’s just right for you, it can be easy to get attached. After all, you use your toothbrush morning and night (ideally) to prevent plaque and bacteria from hardening and becoming tartar—that’s what we like to call quality time!  When your toothbrush does so much good, you want to return […]

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