Fluoride is one of the most popular ingredients in a number of different dental hygiene products. The mineral is well-known for its ability to help ward off cavity development, and can be found in municipal water supplies across the US. Though most people can easily recognize the name, fluoride, not as many people understand how… Read more »
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Do Primary Cavities Affect Permanent Teeth?
Although cavities are highly-preventable, they remain the most widespread chronic disease among children all over the world. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention, they affect over half of all school-aged children in the US, and cavities are four times more common than asthma in adolescents aged 14-17. With such alarming statistics,… Read more »
Dental Sealants vs. Cavities
Protecting your children’s teeth from trouble, like cavities, is similar to protecting your own teeth. Brushing and flossing them every day helps remove the bacteria responsible for cavities, and attending a checkup every six months (at least) ensures that your smile stays healthy. Like your teeth, Dr. Stewart can tell when your children’s teeth are… Read more »
What’s Different About Children’s Dentistry?
Have you ever wondered why there’s sometimes a distinction between general dentistry and children’s dentistry? After all, aren’t all teeth made from the same material and susceptible to the same things? They are, but as children’s teeth and jaws change to form their permanent smiles, certain considerations can affect their proper growth. As a dedicated… Read more »
Livonia Children’s Dentist Discusses Developing Good Brushing Habits
Teaching children to brush their teeth can be an exercise in maintaining patience. Many children completely refuse to brush their teeth, and finding a way to encourage brushing without having nightly battles can be very difficult. Thankfully, your Livonia children’s dentist, Dr. James Stewart, has a trick up his sleeve that may help resolve this… Read more »
Livonia Dentist Protects Little Smiles with Fluoride Treatments
Your Livonia dentist, Dr. James Stewart, believes in providing quality children’s dentistry. Dr. Stewart understands the importance of protecting little smiles and educating our children on how to maintain healthy teeth and gums. In some cases, a child’s teeth may be especially susceptible to… Read more »
Livonia Dentist Provides Dental Care for Little Smiles
For parents, their child’s smile can light up the room. Keeping those smiles healthy and bright requires regular dental care. Parents often have questions about caring for their little ones’ smiles. When should we see Dr. Stewart? When should we start brushing… Read more »
Livonia Dentist: Do Baby Teeth Need Fillings?
So what do you think? Do kids need fillings in their baby teeth? Baby teeth will fall out eventually after all, so would neglecting a filling do any harm? While that thought seems logical enough, it doesn’t consider the many possible complications that can stem from an untreated cavity. Picture your child’s smile. Nothing could… Read more »
Operation Gratitude: Halloween Candy Buy Back
Save your unopened Halloween candy and help Dr. Stewart give back to our troops overseas! As an active member in his community, Dr. Stewart honors the sacrifice our service men and women make every day on the battle field. That is why he is participating in Halloween Candy Buy Back again this year. Read… Read more »
Holiday Foods that Help Your Mouth
The temperature here at our office in Livonia has dropped and snow is on the ground. Here at James Stewart, D.D.S., we know what that means. It is time for the holidays!
Everyone enjoys delicious holiday foods and sweets and treats that we get to enjoy every year around this time. Sitting down to the table with family and friends and enjoying a great meal together is something that everyone looks forward to. Unfortunately, your mouth might not agree.