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 »
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Have you ever looked in the mirror only to think that your smile was too gummy and that not enough of your teeth showed? If so, gum recontouring may be for you. Gum recontouring, also known as gum lifting, does just what its name implies. With the use of a dental laser, Dr. James Stewart,… Read more »
For Dr. James Stewart, a dentist in Livonia, Michigan, staying on the cutting edge of technology helps him provide his patients with the highest quality dental care. For diagnostic precision and patient comfort, Dr. Stewart uses DIAGNOdent during dental checkups. This advanced technology allows Dr. Stewart to detect tooth decay by passing a “wand” over… Read more »
The American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) estimates that three out of four Americans have some sort of gum disease. Despite this high number, only three percent of those suffering from gum disease will seek treatment. Since studies have shown that gum disease is linked to potentially life-threatening diseases, like diabetes, heart disease, certain forms of cancer, maintaining healthy teeth and gums is essential.