Dental X-rays Help Us Provide Quality Care

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Don’t know a periapical from a bitewing? This post from William J. Stewart Jr. DDS in San Antonio takes a look at the various types of dental X-rays. Panoramic. These pictures help us see everything in one image: the total upper and lower jaw. These are often taken during a patient’s first visit. They are useful…

Stress And Your Child’s Smile

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Doctors have been telling us for years that stress can increase the risk of everything from high blood pressure to depression. At William J. Stewart Jr. DDS in San Antonio we ask: how often do we think about how stress affects our smile? And what about your child’s smile? Children are just as susceptible to…

Do Kids Get Periodontal Disease?

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Most parents are concerned about cavities, and rightly so. Tooth decay in children is serious and widespread. But as we remind parents at William J. Stewart Jr. DDS Advanced Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in San Antonio, kids are at risk for all the same oral ailments as grownups. That includes gum disease. Let’s discuss it.…

5 Cavity Basics

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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…

We Love Patient Referrals!

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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…