Category: Healthy Living

Livonia Dentist on How to Winterize Your Lips

Good oral health involves taking care of more than just our teeth and gums. Between shoveling snow and fighting off colds, we often forget the simple measures needed to protect our lips. With the temperature dropping and serious winter weather setting in, this is the time of year when we all experience chapped lips. Thankfully,… Read more »

Tips on Treating a Sore Throat from Your Livonia Dentist

Every cold and flu season, there seems like there’s always a new bug to catch. We can always rely on one thing staying the same, though: sore throats. When your throat is itchy or burns, performing daily tasks, like brushing your teeth or eating and drinking, can be quite painful. Keeping a clean mouth when you’re… Read more »

Livonia Dentist Explains BRONJ

Have you ever felt concerned about the future of your bone density? Bone loss is a reality for many people, particularly women, as they get older. For many, they trust their general physicians when they are prescribed bisphosphonate drugs for conditions such as osteoporosis. While bisphosphonates are a terrific solution for many people, including those… Read more »

Feel Happier with Your Livonia Dentist

When you’re in a good mood, it shows. Feeling good can make a person more productive and social. So, when you’re down in the dumps, you may seem withdrawn. Don’t let a funk ruin your day. Improving your mood doesn’t take long and is worth your time. Dr. James Stewart, your Livonia dentist, offers quick… Read more »

Study Reveals the Effect of Exercise on Sleep Apnea

A recent study conducted through a collaboration of the University of Pittsburgh School of Sleep Medicine, the Mayo Clinic, and the Center for Advanced Research in Sleep Medicine of the University of Montreal has revealed a positive link between an increase in physical activity and a reduction in the severity of sleep apnea. This serious… Read more »

Livonia Dentist Can Help Ease Your Headache Pain

Finding the Source of Headache Pain Are you suffering from regular, relentless headaches? You may want to visit your Livonia dentist, Dr. James Stewart, as well as your doctor to determine the source of your pain, particularly if jaw pain accompanies your headaches. Due to the close anatomical link between the head, jaw, and neck,… Read more »

Your Livonia Dentist Offers Dental Advice to Expectant Mothers

Among the dizzying array of changes your body goes through during pregnancy, there are a few that could seriously affect your oral health, and in turn, the well-being of your baby. Nearly everyone knows that proper nutrition is crucial to aiding the healthy development of your little one, but how often do you think about… Read more »

Untreated Sleep Apnea a Life Threatening Disorder, Says Livonia Dentist

Sleep Apnea: The Silent Thief Do you drag through your day? Do you feel listless and sluggish even though you got plenty of sleep the night before? Do you sometimes wake up with a raw throat and an extreme thirst? Has your sleeping partner mentioned that you snore loudly or even make choking sounds during… Read more »

Common Oral Side Effects of Medication

As a comprehensive care dentist, Dr. James Stewart of Livonia, Michigan, cares not only about the health and appearance of your smile, but also about your general health and well being. For Dr. Stewart and our team, part of helping you achieve the best version of yourself means working with your other medical care providers… Read more »