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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 January 13, 2022 / Blog, Dental Services
Dr. Hsieh

Could White Teeth Help You Land a Job Interview?

A recent, three-part study by Crest® puts numbers to what most of us already knew – white teeth are beautiful and powerful! The study used both qualitative and quantitative measures in multiple settings to determine what effect white teeth can have on a person’s life.  In a portion of the study on employment, researchers found […]

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

The Oral-Systemic Link: Risk Factors for Tooth Decay

Did you know the same plaque that decays your teeth can cause major heart problems? What if you could fight plaque and heart failure both by improving your oral health? Dr. Justin Hsieh in Newport Beach is here to tell you more! Someone dies from a heart attack every minute, according to the American Heart […]

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Posted December 13, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Hsieh

Don’t Eat That: A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Mouth

Some foods will help you grow healthy teeth and keep them forever. Some foods will prevent you from growing healthy teeth, or harm the ones you already have. You can grow and maintain strong, healthy teeth by eating a diet that your mouth (and your body) will truly love. But do you know what foods […]

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

Bacteria: The Good, the Bad & the Neutral

Living in a land of antibacterial gels, soaps, plastics, and even fabrics, it might surprise you to hear that tons of bacteria live in your mouth every day, and they aren’t all bad! In fact, some play an important role in keeping up your overall health.  Some oral bacteria, however, can cause serious problems and […]

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Posted November 13, 2021 / Blog, Patient Care
Dr. Hsieh

Animal-Assisted Therapy & Dentistry

Assistance animals prescribed for many different conditions and situations have become a frequent topic of discussion in recent years. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, many businesses must allow service animals to accompany disabled individuals into any public area of a facility. For example, a hospital would allow the presence of a service animal in […]

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

Does Your Child Have Painful Sores in Their Mouth? This Virus Could be the Cause

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “Open mouth, insert foot” to describe a moment in which someone’s said something they wish they hadn’t, but have you heard of Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease?  Despite it being a relatively common virus, it’s one that makes a lot of parents furrow their brow in confusion. Maybe the awareness […]

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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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