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

Can Children Have Gum Disease?

The smallest smiles in your family are as vulnerable to oral health issues as you are—likely even more so! Your oral hygiene regimen may already be thorough enough to keep your teeth free from cavities and your gums safe from gingivitis, but young ones typically need help brushing and flossing for years before their skills match […]

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Posted April 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Technology
Dr. Hsieh

Silver Diamine Fluoride: An Affordable Filling Alternative

Silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is an antibiotic topical liquid solution brushed onto teeth to halt the progression of tooth decay. Research has shown the effectiveness of SDF in cavity prevention and arrest, and it has been used safely and successfully worldwide with patients of all age groups. Birch Dental uses silver diamine fluoride to help […]

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

Sugar: Teeth’s Worst Nightmare

People in the United States eat more sugar than any other country in the world. (Fortunately, we also have some of the best dentists in the world.) You hear it all the time: “sugar rots your teeth.” But is it true? What exactly does sugar do to your teeth and why is it so bad? […]

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Posted March 27, 2021 / Blog, Dental Services, Dental Technology
Dr. Hsieh

Crowns, Bridges, Dentures & Implants: The Facts

There are lots of ways to deal with missing or damaged teeth. You’ve probably heard one of us at Birch Dental talking about implants, dentures, bridges, and crowns, but have you ever wondered what they are and how they work? Dr. Justin Hsieh knows that folks like to be informed, so think of this as […]

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

Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Bleeding Gums

One of the most common and destructive myths about oral health is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. Justin Hsieh would like everyone in Newport Beach to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums—should any part of your body start to bleed whenever you touch it?  […]

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