Category: Preventive Dentistry

FAQs: What Does a Checkup Involve?

How often do you see the dentist for an exam? Having your teeth carefully examined by a dentist is essential to maintaining good oral health. What does a checkup involve? Does everyone need one?

Try Our Preventive Dentistry Quiz

Did you know that with the right steps you can help prevent the onset of common dental problems? We believe in offering our patients the latest in preventive dentistry. From avoiding tooth decay to combating gum disease, a preventive approach can help ensure a lifetime of healthy and whole smiles.

When Should My Child See the Dentist?

As a parent, you want the very best for your child. Ensuring good overall health for your little one needs to include regular visits to the dentist. Wondering when your child should see the dentist? People are often surprised to find out that dental care for kids begins as soon as the first tooth arrives…. Read more »

Quiz: How Do I Replace Missing Teeth?

Do you have one or more missing teeth? We frequently have patients come to us asking: How do I replace missing teeth? Fortunately, there are actually multiple options for restoring lost teeth and allowing patients to eat and speak with comfort and ease. In addition, a full smile promotes improved oral health.

FAQs: Can Dental Cleanings Help Prevent Gum Disease?

How recently did you have your teeth cleaned? Did you see the dentist in the last six months? What about the last year? Many people assume this is only a minor procedure and one they can afford to miss if they continue brushing and flossing. However, the truth is that dental cleanings can help prevent… Read more »

Quiz: Can TMJ Disorder Cause Headaches?

Did you know that TMJ disorder can cause a number of uncomfortable symptoms and affects over ten million people in the United States? Can TMJ disorder cause headaches? Also known as TMD, this common jaw joint disorder can lead to difficulty opening and closing the mouth fully. Fortunately, comfortable and non-surgically treatment options are available.

Improving Your Home Preventive Care

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 »

Going to the Dentist

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 »

Dental Quiz

You’ve had your teeth for quite some time now. Assuming you still have your own teeth. Teeth are made to last a lifetime and thanks to advances in dental care many people’s teeth do. Take your Livonia, MI dentist, Dr. James Stewart’s, short Friday dental quiz and see how you fare.

Maintain Your Youth with a Healthy Smile

Have you ever noticed how much better someone looks when they smile? Their face looks more youthful and they look more approachable, and more attractive. When you don’t smile, you look grumpy (even if you’re not), older, and less attractive. That’s why taking care of your smile is important. If you’re proud of your smile… Read more »