Category: General

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

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 »

Dental Insurance and End-of-Year Considerations

For most patients with dental insurance, dental plans will expire at the end of the year. With the holiday season fast approaching, it’s more important than ever to schedule your appointments. Livonia dentist Dr. Stewart explains why you should take advantage of your dental benefits before the end of the year. Delaying Dental Care If… Read more »

New Enzyme Inhibitor May Help Reduce Effects of Gum Disease

A researcher from the University of Louisiana School of Dentistry has developed a method of inhibiting the enzyme that facilitates inflammation and subsequent bone loss. Your Livonia dentist, Dr. James Stewart, explains how the research published in the journal Molecular Medicine might change the way periodontitis is treated in the future.

Livonia Dentist Describes Mouth Anatomy

Dental literature tends to focus primarily on the teeth and gums. Proper oral hygiene rests primarily on maintaining the health of these two important parts of your mouth. Most oral health issues reflect most dramatically in your teeth and gums. There is more to your mouth than these two elements, however. In the spirit of… Read more »

Smile, It’s Good For You

One of the benefits of having a healthy mouth is that you have a smile you can be proud of. A smile can be more than the outward expression of pleasure. As our Livonia family dentist, Dr. James Stewart, can tell you, smiling can boost your health and inspire people around you. It’s Like Medicine… Read more »

The Dreaded Cavity

Nothing can take the joy out of your semi-annual dental checkup like learning you have a cavity. From a young age, we’re told to brush our teeth to keep from getting cavities. But what causes cavities? And how can we keep from getting them? Today, our Livonia dentist Dr. James Stewart answers those questions in… Read more »

What to Expect During a Dental Cleaning in Livonia

It has been reported that 20 to 80 percent of people fear visiting the dentist. With regular dental cleanings and checkups being such an integral part of both oral and overall health, this fear can be detrimental to one’s dental hygiene. To help put those fears at ease, our Livonia dentist Dr. James Stewart would… Read more »

Oral Cancer Causes and Symptoms

Every year, more than 21,000 men and 9,000 women are diagnosed with oral cancer. If found early, oral cancer has a nearly 90 percent cure rate, but by the time the disease is found, often it has already spread to the neck and throat. One in four people will die of oral cancer due to… Read more »

Total Dental Reconstruction from Your Livonia Dentist

Michigan general, restorative, cosmetic, and sleep dentist Dr. James Stewart recently received the following letter from a former patient. “Dr. Dr Stewart, Thank you so much for taking the time out of your busy schedule to speak with me, helping me with my dental concerns. Although I’ve been away from the Detroit Metro area for… Read more »