A Dental Filling Might Be Able to Repair a Small Dental Fracture

If you have a bad habit of nibbling on desktop items, improvising your teeth as tools, or your grind your teeth when sleeping, you might suffer a chipped tooth. When this happens, the compromised area of tooth enamel might not initially cause you discomfort or distress. However, this doesn't mean... Read more »

What Do You Know about Bruxism?

Have you taken steps to examine your mouth for bruxism? Bruxism is the result of teeth grinding and gnawing against each other while you sleep. Bruxism is often present when you are stressed or have anxiety, and occurs on an unconscious level. Usually, bruxism goes unnoticed because it is so... Read more »

Taking Care of Your Smile

If you are looking for ways to keep your smile healthy, then you have come to the right place. Our professional dental team here at Sylvan S. Stern, DDS in Southfield, Michigan, takes pride in the quality of our care,and we’re happy to give you some information about what you... Read more »

The Importance of Healthy Temporomandibular Joints

Is your mouth getting the care it needs to thrive? The joints in your jaw, the temporomandibular joints, also known as TMJs, are essential for proper mouth function. Follow these tips to check if you are suffering from a TMJ disorder: - To help protect your jaw, avoid all bad... Read more »

Kick off Your Summer with a Dental Crown or Veneer to Enhance Your Bright Smile!

Are you ready for your teeth to shine this summer? Kick off your summer with a dental crown or veneer to enhance your bright smile! Dental crowns and veneers are the perfect summer restoration that focuses on improving the look of your smile for a better overall aesthetic by fixing... Read more »

What Steps Should You Take to Prevent Dental Erosion Caused by Acidic Foods and Drinks?

Dental erosion is a serious oral health disorder that is commonly caused by harmful acids that eat through your tooth enamel. When acids begin to pool in your mouth, they can erode your tooth enamel and leave the root of the tooth and pulp vulnerable to damage and infection from... Read more »

A Missing Crown Needs Timely Dental Care to Prevent Complications

When your dental crown was designed and installed at Sylvan S. Stern, DDS, it was secured in your mouth with a very strong dental adhesive. While this is intended to create a very strong bond with the anchoring abutment, there are still things that can loosen the connection. This could... Read more »

Dealing With a Dental Emergency

You probably know that there are many things you could do to keep your teeth strong and healthy. However, even if you care for your teeth well, you might still experience a dental emergency. Naturally, we suggest keeping a few things on hand, including gauze or a cold compress. Still,... Read more »

How to Combat Bad Breath and Maintain a Pristine and Fresh Breath

Bad breath can make life a little difficult, especially because it can create embarrassing and socially awkward moments. This is why many people choose to combat bad breath on a regular basis. If you’re one of these people, our Sylvan S. Stern, DDS dental team has some helpful tips for... Read more »

A Family That Brushes Together Smiles Together

Being a parent is one of the toughest jobs on the planet. From providing for all the needs of your kids to setting good examples for them, you have a lot on your plate. One thing that often gets overlooked is setting a good example of oral health, if only... Read more »