Month: June 2012

Oral Cancer Causes and Symptoms

Every year, more than 21,000 men and 9,000 women are diagnosed with oral cancer. If found early, oral cancer has a nearly 90 percent cure rate, but by the time the disease is found, often it has already spread to the neck and throat. One in four people will die of oral cancer due to… Read more »

Livonia Dentist Offers Oral Health Trivia Quiz

Patient education is an important part of our dental practice philosophy. We believe that informed patients make wiser and healthier decisions than uniformed patients. Because we place such a high priority on patient education, Dr. James Stewart, your Livonia cosmetic and family dentist, offers a short oral health quiz to test your knowledge about dentistry…. Read more »

Common Dental Concerns for Seniors in Livonia

While tooth decay and gum disease are worldwide concerns that affect people of all ages, some dental conditions are more likely to occur as we age. Gum recession, gum disease, and jawbone degeneration are common oral conditions associated with maturity. Let’s look at these senior dental care issues one at a time. Gum Recession Periodontal… Read more »

Livonia Dentist and Team Attended Advanced Sleep Medicine Training

Livonia dentist, Dr. James Stewart, recently attended a course in Advanced Sleep Medicine Training with his dental team. This course, held in Columbus, Ohio provides comprehensive training in serving patients with sleep apnea. In addition to providing excellent general and cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Stewart and our team are proud to serve and treat patients with… Read more »

Treating Gum Disease in Livonia

Dr. James Stewart is passionate about helping patients keep their natural teeth for life. Preventing or promptly treating tooth decay is one way to ensure good oral health, but did you know that the structures that support your teeth need just as much attention?  Gum disease, also called periodontitis or periodontal disease, is the number… Read more »

Crowns, Inlays, and Onlays Explained by Your Livonia Dentist

Dr. James Stewart holds years of experience with restorative dentistry. He strives to save decayed or damaged teeth with restorations such as crowns, inlays, and onlays. In many cases, our patients that receive restorations enjoy fully functioning teeth without sacrificing the appearance of their smile. Restorative dentistry is perfect for patients who have experienced extensive… Read more »

Livonia Dentist Explains Simple, Yet Effective Cosmetic Procedures

Vampires are becoming very popular in today’s culture through books, television shows, and movies. And while some fans are jealous of their immortality and super-human capabilities, no one seems particularly envious of a vampire’s pointy canines. Those fangs can be fixed, however, with tooth recontouring, one of the many cosmetic dental procedures offered by Dr…. Read more »

Livonia Dentist Explains Sleep Cycles and Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea is a dangerous condition that affects millions of Americans. Unfortunately, many people do not realize that they suffer from sleep apnea and thus do not seek the treatment they need. Dr. Stewart has studied sleep apnea and dental sleep medicine. He feels that his patients need to first have a basic understanding… Read more »