Have you ever wondered how other countries celebrate Valentine’s Day? Love is a universal theme, but not everyone follows the American tradition of giving their sweetheart chocolates and roses.
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In a 2006 report, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published, “…the baby boomer generation will be the first where the majority will maintain their natural teeth over their entire lifetime.’ “Over the past 10 years, the number of adults missing all their natural teeth has declined from 31 percent to 25 percent for… Read more »
Correctly caring for your dentures will increase their longevity and protect the health of your mouth. I’m Dr. James Stewart, and I want to give you some practical tips for good denture care. Handle them with care: When removing your dentures, stand over a folded towel or a full sink of water to avoid damage,… Read more »
I’m Dr. James Stewart, and as a family dentist, I have the pleasure of treating patients of all ages. While caring for kids can be difficult sometimes, caring for elderly patients can present a whole other list of challenges.
My team and I understand these challenges that may arise as a person ages, and we strive to provide compassionate and proactive dental care that caters to the specific needs of our elderly patients.
I have had the pleasure of caring for more mature patients for quite some time, so I have come to learn what dental issues often accompany aging.
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.
Where has this year gone? The holidays are already ready upon us and that means it is time to officially ring in “the most wonderful time of the year.” Here at the James Stewart, DDS practice, we like to promote activity for the whole family in the Livonia and the surrounding areas.
The official tree lighting of Detroit will take place tonight (Friday, November 19). The event is hosted by the city of Detroit, the DTE Energy Foundation, Campus Martius Park, and the Detroit 300 Conservancy. Preferred seating tickets for this event will be on sale at Fountain Bistro until 1pm on Friday. Preferred seating will open at 4pm and remaining tickets will be sold at the entrance on Monroe. Preferred seats are $5 for children and $10 for adults. All proceeds support the events and activities at Campus Martins Park, also known as “Detroit’s gathering place.”
A human tooth has layers. The white part we see is the enamel, and a layer of sensitive dentin is underneath. Then, the inner core is a canal that houses the tooth’s root, or nerve. The root brings nutrients to the tooth and removes waste. If the root is compromised by a deep cavity or fracture, it can become infected — and ultimately, it will die. The infection builds, creating painful pressure from within the tooth. Root canal treatment is a procedure in which I remove the internal infection and place a man-made substance in the tooth’s canal. The tooth is then crowned, and it can remain in place indefinitely if it stays healthy.
Thanks to everyone who helped make our second annual Halloween Candy Buy Back a great success! We collected 400 lbs. of candy this year, which was more than double last year’s collection! That means more candy for Operation Gratitude (www.opgratitude) to include in their care packages for the troops. We also have a lot of cards that were made by the children, and we will include them with the candy. I am told the cards are also greatly appreciated by the troops.
Veterans Day is a time to honor all of the men and women who have served our great country. Having our office located in Livonia, so close to Detroit, means that we get to participate all Detroit has to offer.
The Metropolitan Detroit Veterans Coalition invites all veterans’ organizations to march in the 5th Annual Metro Detroit Veterans Day Parade and Ceremonies. Veterans day is Thursday, November 11, but the parade will take place tomorrow, Saturday, November 6 and proceed south on Woodward Avenue to Hart Plaza.
Have you heard about Halloween Candy Buy Back? We started the annual event last year and had great success, so we’re pleased to host another buy back this year on November 1st and 2nd during regular office hours.