Find TMJ Relief with Bruxism Treatment

Many people suffer from difficulty opening their mouth and/or chewing comfortably. Botox is currently being used for injecting into the jaw muscle to weaken it. Other treatments include saline injections into the joint to clear out inflammatory material, placing crowns on all of the teeth to change the bite, and... Read more »

Achieve Better Results From Brushing By Following These Tips

No doubt, you are already familiar with the basics of brushing your teeth and the overall process seems fairly straightforward and simple. Many patients assume the proper way to brush is to apply toothpaste to brush head, insert it in their mouths, and sweep it across all of their teeth.... Read more »

Teach Your Smile New Tricks: Tooth Hazard Treatments

  Your oral health care is extremely important for the survival of your teeth and gums. Your teeth are extremely important for many activities in your life, and they can easily be damaged in an instant. In addition, numerous risks and dental hazards exist in the world that can destroy... Read more »

These Six Benefits of Dentures Could Be Your Key to a Better Smile

Our team at Sylvan S. Stern, DDS is excited to help you take the first step in replacing missing teeth! Depending on your needs, we may recommend dentures because these strong dental appliances can replace most or all of your teeth and gums. Dr. Sylvan Stern and our team offer... Read more »

Facial and Jaw Pain Fundamentals

Jaw pain is common, but it shouldn’t be ignored. For a better understanding of jaw pain fundamentals, read below: - Some facial and jaw pain treatments include medication, pain relievers, a mouth guard, psychotherapy, and physical therapy. On rare occasions, surgery, extractions or root canals may be necessary. - Potential... Read more »

The Dental Filling Basics

Dr. Sylvan Stern may recommend a dental filling in Southfield, Michigan, to restore the health of your tooth if you have a cavity. What is a dental filling? A dental filling is a material that is used to restore a tooth that is damaged by decay back to its regular... Read more »

Autumn Smile Basics: Invisalign® Clear Aligners

Have you ever heard of Invisalign? Invisalign orthodontic aligners are amazing teeth straightening treatments designed to improve your smile without all the negatives that often come with traditional orthodontic braces. Although you may be afraid of getting a set of aligners at an advanced age, Invisalign is great for all... Read more »

Oral Health Treatments: Dental Bridges

Are you missing any teeth? If so, it is imperative to have them replaced as soon as possible. If left untreated, missing or lost teeth can lead to severe oral ailments within your smile. The gap that exists due to a missing tooth can become a haven for bacteria and... Read more »

Beverages to Avoid for a Bright, Healthy Smile

It is always good to be aware of the foods that you eat, but we often miss a common culprit for cavities: the beverages we drink! Here are some beverages to avoid for healthy teeth. Citrus-water may seem innocuous, but the extended exposure to acids can cause a lot of... Read more »

What You Didn’t Know About Teeth Whitening

Are you always dreaming of achieving that Hollywood-style smile? We can help you do so through professional whitening services. Most professional whitening is completed through the use of dental bleach. Dental bleach contains compounds that extricate concentrated stains, so it’s good for brightening chompers. During our in-office whitening treatments, Dr.... Read more »