Category: Restorative Dentistry

Livonia Dentist: Do You Have a Cracked Tooth?

                      Our teeth are tough. The enamel coating teeth is one of the hardest substances in the human body, and our teeth are designed to withstand a lifetime of wear and tear. Occasionally, our teeth can become damaged. Chips and cracks appear, weakening our teeth… Read more »

Livonia Dentist Offers Smile Restoration

                    Do you wish your smile could be brighter? Are your teeth misaligned, or damaged due to cracks or chips? Many people avoid taking the necessary steps to improve their smiles because they don’t have the time for multiple procedures and office visits. Thankfully, a dental… Read more »

When a New Filling Causes Discomfort

Let’s say you visited your Livonia Dentist to have a cavity filled. Your mouth felt fine (although numb from the Novocain) when you left the office. Later that day, or maybe the next day, however, you begin to feel discomfort at the filling site. If this happens, you may have what is known as a… Read more »

Tooth-Colored Fillings Offered by Your Livonia Dentist

Does the misalignment of your teeth keep you from smiling as much as you would like? Dr. James R. Stewart, Jr. is a restorative dentist who understands the importance of having a beautiful, healthy smile, and he wants his patients to feel confident while engaging in their daily activities. That is why Dr. Stewart offers… Read more »

Everything You Need to Know about Inlays and Onlays from Your Livonia Dentist

When it comes to addressing cavities, most people think fillings are their only option. Many are unaware that our Livonia dentist offers a stronger variety of fillings that is more conservative than porcelain crowns.  Our Livonia dentist, Dr. James Stewart will explain everything you need to know about these strong dental restorations. What are inlays… Read more »

Crowns, Inlays, and Onlays Explained by Your Livonia Dentist

Dr. James Stewart holds years of experience with restorative dentistry. He strives to save decayed or damaged teeth with restorations such as crowns, inlays, and onlays. In many cases, our patients that receive restorations enjoy fully functioning teeth without sacrificing the appearance of their smile. Restorative dentistry is perfect for patients who have experienced extensive… Read more »

Keeping Dental Work Safe After Your Livonia Dental Appointment

Livonia, MI dentist Dr. James Stewart provides cosmetic, restorative, general, and preventive dental care to patients of all ages from across the greater Farmington Hills area. To help you achieve the healthiest and most attractive smile possible, Dr. Stewart will use every aspect of his expertise while you’re in his dental chair. Still, Dr. Stewart’s… Read more »

Comprehensive Dental Care From Your Livonia Dentist

Can you believe that, thanks to teeth whitening and porcelain dental crowns, these teeth… …were transformed into these teeth? And that, thanks to porcelain crowns and a partial denture, these teeth… …became these teeth? The above photos are just two examples of the smile makeovers completed by Livonia comprehensive care dentist Dr. James Stewart. Offering… Read more »

The Cold Harsh Facts on Ice and Your Teeth

We have all done it. You leave your favorite restaurant, finish off the drink and start crunching on the ice. Crushed ice or cubed, we seem to be drawn to the frozen liquid in that cup. The problem you may not realize is that chewing on ice can damage your teeth. Our teeth are covered… Read more »

The Whole Picture: Dental X-Rays

Dental inspection technology has come a long way. It’s now possible to find tooth decay, even in its early stages, using  DIAGNOdent laser cavity detection; digital cameras allow us to magnify and zoom in on problems invisible to the naked eye. However, early tooth decay and periodontal disease may escape detection during a routine exam…. Read more »