Month: August 2014

August 2014: Explore Greenfield Village in Dearborn MI

Are you a family of history buffs or are you just looking for something interesting and mesmerizing to do?  Dearborn MI features 4 one-of-a-kind attractions including The Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, a factory tour, and an IMAX. Take in all four at once, or one at a time. Your Livonia, MI dentist, Dr. James Stewart suggests… Read more »

Why Extract A Tooth?

With all the dental treatments available today, it seems the need to extract a tooth would be passé. So, why do dentists still extract teeth?  Aside from wisdom teeth which often need to be extracted to prevent future problems, there are reasons dentists choose tooth extraction as the treatment of choice. Today, your Livonia, MI dentist, Dr…. Read more »

August 2014: Marvins Marvelous Mechanical Museum, Farmington Hills, MI

Do you and your kids love the wacky and the wonderful? If so, you are going to love this museum. If you are looking for something unusual and unique to do with the family, look no further. Your Livonia, MI dentist, Dr. James Stewart recommends a visit to Marvins Marvelous Mechanical Museum in Farmington Hills, MI.  Read… Read more »

Oral Health Facts For Seniors

Your bodies change as you age. You lose muscle mass, bone density, strength, balance, memory, and teeth. But, you don’t necessarily have to lose your teeth. The loss of your teeth is something you can help prevent.  According to the American Dental Hygienists’ Association (ADHA), nearly 250 million people throughout the US, Japan, and Europe… Read more »

Which Toothpaste Is Right For You?

Oxygenated toothpaste can be beneficial to your oral health. In fact it is often prescribed for patients who have oral health issues such as periodontal disease, chronic bad breath, or other issues. In a previous blog, your Livonia, MI dentist, Dr. James Stewart mentioned using oxygenated toothpaste to brush your tongue and reduce bad breath. Today he discusses… Read more »

August 2014: Super Youth Triathlon In Livonia, MI.

Come check out the Super Youth Triathlon at Clements Circle Park Saturday, August 9th and cheer on your friends and loved ones. The weather forecast is partly cloudy/82 degrees with only a 10 percent chance of rain. Wear your caps and sunscreen and join the festivities.

Facts About Childhood Caries

It probably wouldn’t come as a surprise if you heard that childhood caries (tooth decay) was a serious problem in third world countries. But what if you were told that it was a serious problem right here in the U.S.? Well it is. Why is tooth decay serious? Because you need your teeth to eat…. Read more »

August 2014: Punt, Pass, and Kick Your Way To Good Health In Livonia, MI

Get your kids out and active by participating in the many community events Livonia, MI offers for people of all ages. Have kids? Get them outdoors and exercising! Your Livonia, MI dentist Dr. James Stewart suggests Punt, Pass, and Kick, Wednesday, August 6th at Rotary Park.

Soda Is Sad, But Is Red Wine Fine?

Soda is not good for your teeth. It is filled with sugar and also contains acids that eat away at your enamel. But what about wine? Wine contains sugar and it’s acidic. Some say wine is fine for your teeth. Others say wine is bad for your teeth. Today your Livonia, MI dentist, Dr. James Stewart, talks… Read more »

What is a Space Maintainer?

The average age that children begin losing their teeth is six. Some begin before, around age four, and other’s maybe not until they turn seven. But losing teeth is a natural occurrence for children between the ages of four and seven. Sometimes, however, a child may lose a tooth or teeth earlier, possibly from an… Read more »