General Dentistry

6 Good Reasons To Visit Your Dentist More Often

Most people visit the dentist about once each year. As many as forty percent of Americans see their dentist less often. Some go as long as five years between visits. At William J. Stewart Jr. DDS in San Antonio TX, we recommend a checkup every six months. Here are six great reasons to visit us

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Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!

Gum disease is a leading cause of tooth loss, but it’s a treatable condition at William J. Stewart Jr. DDS in San Antonio. Keeping your gums healthy is essential for your overall health, but if you need yet another reason to keep them healthy, we’ve got a doozy. Scientists have found a connection between a

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3 Reliable Steps To Find The Best San Antonio, Texas Dentist

Looking for a new dentist? Maybe you’re new in town, or maybe you’re just looking for a change. Whatever the reason, William J. Stewart Jr. DDS in San Antonio TX has some suggestions you may find useful. It isn’t a decision you want to take lightly. Ideally you should establish a relationship that you can

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5 Cavity Basics

The desire to prevent tooth decay is one of the main reasons people come to us, at William J. Stewart Jr. in Arlington TX. In this blog post, we’ll describe five things you need to know about cavities. 1. Cavities are also called caries or tooth decay. When a tooth is permanently damaged in the

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We Love Patient Referrals!

At William J. Stewart Jr. DDS in San Antonio TX, many of our new patients come to us on the recommendation of a current patient. This is, of course, very flattering. It’s important to any dental practice to get new patients, but when they come to us because a current patient is pleased with our

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What’s the Difference Between Silver Fillings and White Fillings?

Silver fillings have been used in dentistry for more than a century to repair cavities in teeth. But they can be unsightly, and at William J. Stewart Jr. DDS in San Antonio, we offer fillings that can match the color of your teeth. One of the reasons that silver fillings have a long history in

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9 Things To Know About CEREC Crowns

Dental crowns are an important restoration commonly used in dentistry to protect or repair a tooth. Making them used to take weeks or months, but CEREC crowns from William J. Stewart Jr. DDS in San Antonio have sped the process up. A crown is placed over the top of a tooth that has been damaged

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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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FAQs: Pediatric Dental Sedation

William J. Stewart Jr. DDS Advanced Family & Cosmetic Dentistry provides sedation options when required for our young patients. Here are answers to the most prevalent questions about pediatric sedation dentistry. Is sedation safe for kids? Nitrous oxide, oral sedation, and IV sedation are safe for children when administered by experienced professionals. Certified pediatric dentists,

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How To Choose A Dentist (Consider Convenience)

The American Dental Association offers some counsel¬†for how to¬†choose a dentist. Here are some things you should look at: Extended Hours? Life can be busy. Fitting in a dentist appointment shouldn’t upend your schedule. Visiting a dentist with evening and weekend hours is smart move for busy people. (Isn’t that all of us?) Convenient Location?

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