Category: Gum Health

Prevent And Treat Gum Disease Right Now

Gum disease is serious business! While you know this, you may not know what to do about keeping it from happening or about treating it when early signs develop. While it can seem like a complex topic at first, when you learn from our Livonia, MI team that it’s actually easy to keep your gum… Read more »

Gum Disease: 3 Ways Of Realizing You Have It

You are well aware that one of the main goals with your dental care is to keep your gums healthy. However, when it comes to issues like gingivitis and more advanced gum disease, you may not feel very informed in regard to how you will know it’s happening. Will it simply hurt? Is there some… Read more »

Smile Health: You Cannot Always Trust Your Eyes

Yes, of course, there are times when you see a change with your oral health, you know that something must be wrong, and you call us right up. Maybe you recognize gum tissue that appears purple, you know it must be gum disease, you come in to see our Livonia, MI team, and we offer… Read more »

Protecting Gum Health In 3 Easy Steps

Protecting your gum health may be a new idea to you, particularly if you’ve always thought it was all about protecting your teeth. Or, this may be something that’s been on your radar for quite a while, though you were never really sure what to do about ensuring you’re taking the right steps to get… Read more »

Gum Disease Quiz: Things To Know

When you’re focused on maintaining a healthy smile, it’s just as important that you concentrate on your gum health as it is that you keep your teeth safe. So, how to go about checking up on your gums and give them the care that they need to thrive? You’ll be relieved to know that it’s… Read more »

Learn More About Deep Cleanings

In most cases, if your gums are healthy, we will suggest that you visit us once every six months for a routine dental cleaning and a checkup. However, if you have visited us recently and we have suggested a deep cleaning to address your gum disease, something not-so-great is going on with your gum tissue…. Read more »

Transforming Your Gummy Smile

Are you becoming more and more embarrassed by your smile because of your excessive gum tissue? If so, you have likely referred to your grin as a “gummy smile” at least once in your life. Or, perhaps when you look at your smile in the mirror you recognize that it looks lopsided or generally uneven…. Read more »

The Specifics of Gum Disease

If you’ve never had gum disease, you might still realize that it may one day become a serious concern, if you aren’t careful. If gum disease has already developed, then the danger to your oral health can feel more poignant as you race to treat the condition before it costs you one or more teeth,… Read more »

Coffee and Dental Health

There have been mixed reviews when it comes to how coffee affects your dental health. Is it good for your teeth or bad for your teeth? Are you a coffee drinker? How much do you know about its effects on your teeth? Take your Livonia, MI dentist, Dr. James Stewart’s true and false quiz to… Read more »

Can Hydrogen Peroxide Be Used For Oral Care?

Hydrogen peroxide is a staple in everyone’s bathroom cupboard. You probably remember your parents cleaning your cuts and scraped knees with hydrogen peroxide when you were a kid. You probably thought it was cool the way it foamed up when it came into contact with your cut.  But what exactly is hydrogen peroxide and can… Read more »