Month: November 2012

Livonia Dentist Explains Gum Recession

Growing old brings a few perks: retirement, senior discounts, and more time with family. But some unique problems also arise. Gum recession presents a new set of challenges in maintaining oral health. As gums recede, food can stick between teeth and gums, increasing the risk for gum disease. To know how to navigate receding gums,… Read more »

Support the Troops with Your Livonia Dentist

The holidays are a wonderful time to be with friends and family. For our troops stationed overseas, this time of year can be difficult. Help show appreciation for our servicemen and women by donating products for care packages. Dr. James Stewart, your Livonia family dentist, offers a way to participate. Operation Gratitude

Study Reveals the Effect of Exercise on Sleep Apnea

A recent study conducted through a collaboration of the University of Pittsburgh School of Sleep Medicine, the Mayo Clinic, and the Center for Advanced Research in Sleep Medicine of the University of Montreal has revealed a positive link between an increase in physical activity and a reduction in the severity of sleep apnea. This serious… Read more »

Keep Your Job: Livonia Dentist Talks about Sleep Apnea and Work

People with sleep apnea struggle to stay awake and alert during the day. Sleep apnea can affect them as they go through their daily tasks of family care, driving, and work. Some patients wonder if they should talk about sleep apnea to their supervisor at work. Livonia Dentist, Dr. Stewart, answers that question, and discusses… Read more »

Livonia Dentist Advises How to Help with Your Snoring Spouse

Picture this: after a long work week, you and your sleeping partner settle down into your warm, comfortable bed, hoping for a refreshing night’s sleep. After two hours of sleep, you awaken to a low rumbling. You start to fall back to sleep and the rumbling turns into short bursts of louder snorts. You are… Read more »

Livonia Dentist Discusses American Diabetes Month and Your Oral Health

Did you know that that people with diabetes are two times more likely to develop gum disease? The American Diabetes Association reports that diabetic patients become more susceptible to gum disease, oral and fungal infections, poor healing, and dry mouth-related conditions. Livonia dentist, Dr. James R. Stewart Jr., wants to inform you about the signs… Read more »