Month: August 2015

Ask Dr. Stewart About TMD

Dr. James Stewart is a general and cosmetic dentist from Livonia, MI. Today, Dr. Stewart answers a question about a surprisingly-widespread-but-rarely-discussed issue: TMJ Disorder. Dear Dr. Stewart: I’ve noticed lately that my jaw either makes this popping or crackling sound. Is this something serious? Do I see a dentist or my doctor?

Have Questions About Partials?

Have you been struggling to choose a tooth replacement solution for your multiple missing teeth? If so, we understand that the decision is a big one to make. First, you want to make sure you feel fully informed about the variety of options at your disposal. Then, of course, when you begin narrowing down your… Read more »

Dental Bridges: The Process

Have you recently learned about the benefits of dental bridges? Perhaps you are missing two teeth side-by-side and cannot wait to have your smile looking complete again. Maybe you are tired of wearing a partial denture and are looking forward to the solid daily wear of a fixed prosthetic. Whatever your particular reason for feeling… Read more »

Partial Crowns? What Are They?

Just when you think you know all there is to know about restorative dentistry and the benefits of dental crowns, you find out there’s something called a three-quarter crown. Rest easy – this is not really what it sounds like, nor is it difficult to understand. Partial crowns provide patients with an extended treatment options that… Read more »

Don’t Skip Your Dental Filling!

When your tooth still feels completely comfortable but we let you know you’re suffering from tooth decay, you may feel like you have all the time in the world to schedule your dental filling. However, this is simply not the case. We encourage our patients to avoid becoming fooled by a lack of discomfort. In… Read more »

Restorative Dentistry: A Quiz

True, you likely don’t sit around on a daily basis thinking about the different ways dentistry can help your smile. However, when something goes wrong, most patients are extraordinarily excited that restorative dentistry offers tooth repairs and so much more. In fact, you may know a lot more about how restorative care can assist and… Read more »

Garden Club Welcome Back Potluck

Have you always prided yourself on your green thumb? Perhaps you simply love plants and gardening (even if you haven’t necessarily earned the right to consider yourself someone with a knack for making your garden grow). Whatever the case, enjoying everything from seeds to blossoms is often a lot more fun when you share it… Read more »

Live Love Local Celebration

Do you find yourself drooling just a bit at the mere mention of exceptional cuisine? Have you ever wished for a night during which you might be able to indulge in the exquisite fare of not one but multiple chefs? Well, guess what? Your dream has come true. Collect your friends and family (even your… Read more »

Have Contouring Concerns? Don’t Worry!

Are you feeling ready to contour your teeth? Ready to enjoy a dramatically improved appearance by addressing the minor concerns that cause your smile to appear lackluster? If you answered a hesitant, “Yes” but you’re feeling worried about selecting tooth contouring to beautify your grin, then we encourage you to consider some questions and answers about this… Read more »

Dental Bonding Quiz

How much do you know about dental bonding as a cosmetic treatment to improve your smile? Do you know enough to move forward with treatment immediately to improve your grin? Perhaps you have the basics down pat but you’re finding that you still have some questions that keep you from making a final decision. If… Read more »