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Tooth-Colored Fillings: True-or-False Quiz

Nobody gets too excited about a cavity, but a tooth-colored filling? Understanding the benefits can certainly make the experience something to smile about. While you may think you’re in for a run-of-the-mill filling, this restorative dental solution actually provides a wide variety of advantages that you may be overlooking by focusing on tooth decay. Test… Read more »

Your Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)

Similar to the high temperature of a fever, discomfort or pain related to TMJ disorder signals an issue, but it does not point directly to the source. Common symptoms such as a headache, earache, or muscle soreness in the face could point to other outliers.

SedationDentist : The Truth About Nitrous Oxide

Before undergoing any dental procedure that may require anesthesia or sedation, it is helpful to have a general understanding about the most common options and how they work to relieve stress and fear prior to dental procedures. One of the most popular sedatives in dentistry, which has been used for many decades, is a substance… Read more »

Livonia Dentist Offers Patients Alternatives to Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers continue to increase in popularity—especially amongst celebrities. These thin, all-porcelain shells can turn any ordinary smile into a million-dollar one. In fact, beloved actors, such as Tom Cruise, Ben Affleck, and even Hilary Duff have opted for the cosmetic dental procedure. Even with the praise that these tooth enhancements receive, some people would… Read more »

Livonia Dentist Discusses How to Protect Against Tooth Decay

Brushing your teeth at least twice a day is the most basic fundamental of good oral hygiene. When coupled with flossing, you have laid the groundwork to fight cavities and stave off tooth decay, the number one cause of tooth loss. Recent research has provided us with an additional weapon against tooth decay, and its… Read more »

Livonia Dentist Discusses The Comforts Of Oral Appliance Therapy

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious medical condition affecting about 4% of middle-aged men and 2% of middle-aged women in America. This condition is characterized by loud snoring, restless nights, and high blood pressure in its sufferers. OSA occurs when the soft tissue in the back of the throat collapses during sleep, blocking the… Read more »

How to Care for Your Smile at Bedtime

Throughout each and every day, your show your mouth the most love at two times: when you wake up in the morning and when you go to bed at night. Because your oral and overall health are connected, it’s important to make the most of these dental hygiene times to keep your teeth and gums… Read more »

Livonia Dentist and Team Attended Advanced Sleep Medicine Training

Livonia dentist, Dr. James Stewart, recently attended a course in Advanced Sleep Medicine Training with his dental team. This course, held in Columbus, Ohio provides comprehensive training in serving patients with sleep apnea. In addition to providing excellent general and cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Stewart and our team are proud to serve and treat patients with… Read more »

Sleep Apnea Treatment from Your Livonia Dentist

Did you know that Dr. James Stewart addresses sleep apnea and chronic snoring with oral appliances and sleep apnea masks? Studies show that up to 18 million people in the United States suffer from sleep apnea disorders. This sleeping disorder disrupts your body’s sleep cycle and may severely affect your wakefulness and memory.  Patients with… Read more »

How Does Livonia Sleep Dentist Dr. Stewart Treat Sleep Apnea?

As a sleep dentist in Livonia, MI, Dr. James Stewart has helped countless patients overcome their sleep apnea and reclaim nights of peaceful slumber. Still, many patients are surprised to learn that a dentist can treat sleep apnea. Read on to learn why dentist Dr. Stewart is more than qualified to treat this common sleep… Read more »