Posts Categorized: Patient Education

Why Do I Need A Dental Crown?

There are many restorative dental procedures available today from fillings, to bonding, root canals, and more. Dental crowns are an extremely common restorative treatment procedure. Dental crowns perform a variety of services including strengthening and protecting a compromised tooth. If you think you may need a dental crown but have questions. Check out some of… Read more »

Can I Use an Oral Appliance with CPAP?

Obstructive sleep apnea – a condition marked by loud snoring and repeated cessation of breathing while you sleep – can be treated in several different ways. The most common treatments are with a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine and a custom-designed oral appliance from a dental health specialist. While each treatment offers a number… Read more »

The Specifics of Gum Disease

If you’ve never had gum disease, you might still realize that it may one day become a serious concern, if you aren’t careful. If gum disease has already developed, then the danger to your oral health can feel more poignant as you race to treat the condition before it costs you one or more teeth,… Read more »

Going to the Dentist

Going to the dentist isn’t just about oral health. Your overall health and the condition of your oral health have been linked through research. Taking care of your mouth and teeth contributes to the health of the rest of your body. One hundred million Americans avoid seeing the dentist each year. Some of that number… Read more »

What is Cosmetic Dental Bonding?

There are many cosmetic dental treatments available. Some are more invasive than others which probably means they are more expensive too. Others are quick, simple, and less costly. Some people will opt for the more costly, invasive treatment, while others prefer the opposite. Cosmetic bonding is one of the easiest and least expensive cosmetic dental… Read more »

Dental Quiz

You’ve had your teeth for quite some time now. Assuming you still have your own teeth. Teeth are made to last a lifetime and thanks to advances in dental care many people’s teeth do. Take your Livonia, MI dentist, Dr. James Stewart’s, short Friday dental quiz and see how you fare.