Category: Nutrition

Livonia Dentist Shares Candies that Have Been Smile-Approved

Do you like to eat sweets or candy every now and then? Many people have a sweet tooth, though, choosing wisely beforehand can save your smile from need a cavity filling or two. Dr. James Stewart, your 48154 dentist explains which sweets prove better for your oral health and which ones to limit. Candies You… Read more »

Livonia Dentist: Top 4 Foods Sleep Apnea Sufferers Should Avoid

For many years, sleep apnea sufferers didn’t have many remedies for their condition other than CPAP machines and mouth guards. Now, several studies have revealed that simple lifestyle solutions that can help alleviate sleep apnea severity, such as losing some weight, quitting smoking, and drinking alcohol a little less. Finally, after continued research, there’s proof… Read more »

Livonia Dentist Discusses How Chocolate Prevents Cavities

Chocolate comes from the cocoa bean, the name of which is derived from the Greek for “food of the gods.” Few people would disagree that chocolate really is a heavenly treat. A common misconception is that chocolate causes cavities. The reality is eating chocolate may actually prevent them. Researchers recently discovered the cocoa bean husk… Read more »

Healthy Sugar Substitutes from Our Livonia Dentist

If tooth enamel was Superman, sugar would be kryptonite. Sugar is just about the worst thing for your teeth. When mixed with bacteria in your mouth, it quickly becomes enamel-eroding acid that causes tooth decay. That’s why virtually every list of cavity-prevention tips begin with ‘avoid sugary food and beverages.’ But we know it’s hard… Read more »

Foods to Avoid at Your Fourth of July Picnic

The Fourth of July in the US has become synonymous with picnics, barbecues, and pool parties with lots of soda and potato chips. While it’s become an American tradition, the foods popular at Independence Day gatherings can wreak havoc on your teeth. Livonia dentist Dr. James Stewart has some helpful advice about what to avoid… Read more »

Eating Better in Livonia for Better Overall Health

Livonia dentist Dr. James Stewart is a comprehensive care dentist, meaning that he provides dental care of all kinds—cosmetic, restorative, general, preventive, sleep, TMJ, and more—to patients of all ages from across the greater Detroit area. Dr. Stewart also keeps up with the latest research conducted on the connection between oral and overall health. Because… Read more »

Reasons to Smile About Soup

The weather is turning colder, and you may want to warm up your body with a nice bowl of soup. Approximately ten billion bowls of soup are consumed in the U.S. every year, most of which are consumed in January for National Soup Month. Although we only celebrate it in January, there are many benefits… Read more »