Do you want to significantly improve the appearance of your smile? You can with Dr. James Stewart in his Livonia-based practice. His office offers porcelain veneers to transform any smile into a beautiful one. Veneers can erase dental imperfections that cause patients to feel self-conscious about their smiles. This permanent solution creates dental uniformity and… Read more »
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Happy Holidays From Your Dentist!
Dr. Stewart and our team want to wish you a Happy Holidays filled with friends, family, fun, and smiles! Remember to choose tooth-friendly treats and protect your smile through your holiday activities. After your celebrations, be sure to stop by our office for a cleaning and checkup to keep your mouth safe into the New… Read more »
Oral Appliance Therapy vs. CPAP for Sleep Apnea
If you’re one of the approximately 18 million people that suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), you might have already seen a doctor for treatment. OSA occurs when the soft tissues in the back of the throat obstruct breathing to prevent continuous airflow during sleep. “Apnea” means a cessation of breathing. This interruption in breathing… Read more »
Sleep Apnea and Brain Damage
Awareness about the detrimental effects of sleep apnea is increasing. Sleep apnea is responsible for a growing list of health problems for millions of individuals. Some of these troubles are less urgent, but some are life threatening. James Stewart, DDS, is a sleep apnea expert, and he offers various treatment options to help his patients… Read more »
What Kind of Brusher Are You?
What kind of tooth brusher are you? Do you scrub vigorously, like you’re scrubbing tile grout to make it gleaming white? Do you spend 5 or 10 minutes to “really do a good job?” Or do you quickly whisk across your teeth, taking less than a minute? Chances are, no matter how much time… Read more »
12 Steps to Sleeping Better
Dr. James Stewart is more than just a family dentist. While caring for the smiles of families from Livonia, Michigan and the surrounding areas is one of Dr. Stewart’s top priorities, he is also a healthcare provider with a special interest in sleep apnea and other sleep disorders. In fact, Dr. Stewart is considered to… Read more »
Proper Oral Care for Dementia Patients
Caring for patients with dementia or Alzheimer’s can prove challenging. Patients often resist care oral health because they feel threatened. Caring for their oral health can be easier thanks to a group of nurses at Penn State School of Nursing. The nurses developed a plan, Managing Oral Hygiene Using Threat Reduction, to assist caregivers in… Read more »
Sleep Impacts Oral Health
Lack of sleep worsens periodontal disease. During a study conducted in Japan, 219 factory workers were evaluated to determine the affect their lifestyles had on their oral health. Researchers examined lifestyle habits, including: exercise, alcohol consumption, tobacco use, amount of sleep, nutrition, stress, number of hours worked, and eating breakfast. The study revealed the number-one… Read more »
Healthy Foods for a Healthy Mouth
They always say that you are what you eat! In today’s health conscious society, people concentrate on healthy foods to help them lose weight. But shouldn’t we also concentrate on the health of our teeth as well?
Vitamin D Deficiency and Periodontal Disease
What is the best way to obtain proper Vitamin D levels?
Research shows that the best way to obtain Vitamin D is from 10 to 15 minutes of sunshine at least two times a week on the face, arms, hands, or back. People who live in states with minimal sunshine should eat eggs, milk, sardines, and tuna. You can also take Vitamin D supplements, but be sure to consult your physician prior to taking any supplement or medication.