The best way to promote the long-term oral health you desire, as well as a beautiful smile, is to practice excellent preventive care at home. While many patients think they are doing their best by brushing and flossing every day, we often find that they are missing out on some very essential aspects of achieving the… Read more »
Category: Dental Hygiene
Most of us learn to keep our teeth clean as children, and throughout the rest of our lives, with proper dental hygiene at home. However, besides staying clean, your teeth also need to remain strong enough to perform their duties, such as biting and chewing your food, without suffering damage. In addition to good dental… Read more »
There are many ingredients in your foods and other products that you are unaware of. If you were to read every single ingredient in every product you ever purchased it would probably add up to days, weeks, or possibly years of your lifetime. That’s why you rely on the news and research to find out… Read more »
Going to the dentist isn’t just about oral health. Your overall health and the condition of your oral health have been linked through research. Taking care of your mouth and teeth contributes to the health of the rest of your body. One hundred million Americans avoid seeing the dentist each year. Some of that number… Read more »
Some words just sound unpleasant. Take the word abscess for instance. It is unpalatable. It sounds gross. Of course, an abscess is gross. If you’ve never had an abscess you might wonder what it is. Today, your Livonia, MI dentist, Dr. James Stewart explains dental abscesses.
People tend to take things like toothbrushes and toothpastes for granted. They have been around since you were born. You never gave a thought to when they were invented, how they are made, or what they consist of. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI dentist, Dr. James Stewart, shares some interesting FAQS about toothpaste.
Can your pets get cavities? Have you ever wondered? Take your Livonia, MI dentist, Dr. James Stewart’s fun, fact-filled, Friday quiz to find out what you know about your pet’s teeth.
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 »
How old is your toothbrush? Have you replaced it recently? What kind of toothbrush do you buy? Believe it or not, your toothbrush is important to your health, and not just your dental health, but your overall health. But, you probably don’t give it much thought. For instance, are your bristles worn? Is your toothbrush… Read more »
You all know that men and women are different. You figured that out at an early age. Not only do men and women look, act, and communicate differently, they show their emotions differently, and they even take care of themselves differently. In today’s blog, your Livonia, MI dentist, Dr. James Stewart explains oral health differences between… Read more »