Emergency Dentistry

The Five Stages of a Cavity

You may have heard that once tooth enamel is eroded, it’s gone forever. This is partially true, but in the earliest stage of enamel erosion, a cavity can be reversed. Reverse a cavity before it needs a filling If you can avoid tooth cavities in young children, there’s a better chance that their teeth can

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Sinus Pain Or Abscessed Tooth?

At William J. Stewart Jr. DDS Advanced Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, many patients come in with a toothache. In some cases, the toothache is a secondary symptom of a sinus condition. Let’s discuss the relationship. Your maxillary sinuses are very close upstairs neighbors of your top teeth. In some areas, only a sliver of tissue

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Inlays And Onlays For Custom Same-Day Tooth Restorations

At William J. Stewart Jr. DDS Advanced Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we perform many tooth restorations for urgent care patients. We’ve been restoring teeth since 1981 for our valued patients. We fill cavities. We repair broken teeth. We place dental implants after a tooth extraction. Regardless of the extent of the tooth damage—or if the

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How Oral Inflammation Affects Your Health

Swollen and painful gums are symptoms of periodontal disease, an inflammatory gum disease. Swelling occurs from an auto-immune response of the body reacting to an infection. Infections are noticeable through pain, redness, and warmth. If the infection is left untreated, it can affect the bone near the teeth. The body’s immune system wants to rid

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3 Reasons Not To Skip A Dental Checkup in San Antonio

Life gets busy. Sometimes it seems impossible to keep up with everything you “gotta do”. At William J. Stewart Jr. DDS Advanced Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we understand that. But we encourage you to think twice before you cancel or postpone a dental checkup in San Antonio because you think it’s less important than the other

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Is Malocclusion Causing Your Headache in San Antonio?

Do you suffer from chronic headaches? Have you tried migraine medication, diet adjustments, and chiropractic treatment? Perhaps the cause is not stress-induced tension, food allergies, spine alignment, or eyestrain. Maybe the culprit is right under your nose. Bite misalignment or malocclusion is a fairly common abnormality yet frequently goes undetected. Nature intended the front teeth to

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Questions To Ask Your San Antonio Dentist

You have many choices for your San Antonio family dentistry. We welcome questions about all aspects of our William J. Stewart Jr. DDS Advanced Family & Cosmetic Dentistry practice. Visit us at 13220 Huebner Rd in San Antonio.

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Protecting Your San Antonio Athlete’s Teeth

Football is a violent contact sport, yet there is a relatively low rate of tooth injuries that occur in football as compared to other contact sports. Why? Football players are required to wear a mouth guard and a helmet.

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Preventing Facial Injuries

Facial injuries occur all too often in the San Antonio area. Little Leaguers get hit by inside pitches, construction workers suffer falls and other accidents at the worksite, and area motorists sustain injuries in collisions every single day. Accidents at home can also result in serious injury to the face. Serious facial injuries can affect

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