In previous blogs, we’ve explained how routine care helps prevent the onset of tooth decay, infections, and other serious oral health issues impacting your teeth. But what about your gums? Poor oral hygiene could mean the onset of gum disease, and with it, a higher risk of adult tooth loss. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist, Dr. Stewart, talks about how to protect your gum health.
Since we’re limiting care to dental emergencies only, that means we can no longer remove plaque and tartar with a routine cleaning for the time being. Which means unless you take good care of your smile from home, you could be at risk of developing tooth decay. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist explains how to keep your smile cavity-free.
When we go shopping and stock up on supplies, we tend to choose favorite meals, must-have items, and of course, fun treats. While the occasional sugary treat is fun, too much could be a factor in the onset of tooth decay and poor gum health. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist explains how to choose options that are delicious, but safe for your smile.
Do you find yourself feeling more stressed out lately? With everything going on the world, you’re definitely not alone. However, your Livonia, MI, dentist understands that with a higher level of stress in our daily life, comes a greater risk of teeth grinding. How do you avoid bruxism and protect your smile from damage?
Now that you’re at home, and we’re unable to offer preventive and cosmetic treatments, you may start to become concerned about your smile’s appearance. A number of different factors could lead to teeth becoming stained. However, your Livonia, MI, dentist has a few ideas for avoiding serious discoloration, and protecting the health of your smile at the same time.
Just like you, your children need to maintain optimal oral health to avoid the onset of cavities and gingivitis. Since attending checkups and cleanings aren’t possible for the time being, caring for smiles from home is vital. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI, dentist talks about how to help children maintain optimal oral health and avoid tooth decay!
We’re limiting treatments to emergency care, helping people in Livonia, MI, and surrounding communities with serious issues, like cracked or chipped teeth. However, our emergency care also includes treating infected teeth. In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about how to recognize the warning signs, and discuss when to see us for treatment.
If you have a damaged tooth, even if the damage appears to be quite minor, such as a chip, you should let us know. While we’re closed for preventive and cosmetic treatments, we’re still available to help people in Livonia, MI with dental emergencies. Find out how we treat chipped teeth, and the steps we take to ensure our patients remain safe and healthy.
To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect the members of our community, many people are staying home when possible and practicing social distancing. Our office is doing the same, only offering emergency care at the moment. However, just because you’re home doesn’t mean you should neglect your smile! Your Livonia, MI, dentist has a few tips for keeping your teeth and gums healthy.
Sometimes, a toothache could arise due to cold air, changes in elevation, or even sinus or allergy issues. However, these aches pass after a few hours. But what if they don’t? If you have a toothache that is persistent, then you may need to see your Livonia, MI, dentist for treatment! Otherwise, your tooth could become vulnerable to cavities, infection, and even loss!