Dr. Stephen J. Jarvie, DDS
Dentist | General Practice42000 6 Mile Rd Suite 210 Northville MI, 48168
Dr. Stephen Jarvie is a Dentist practicing in Northville, MI. Dr. Jarvie specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
Dr. Stephen J. Jarvie, DDS's Expert Contributions
Usually, it takes three to 10 days for the area to feel better. You can return to normal activities after 24 hours. READ MORE
Professional whitening will not harm teeth. This is whitening done through a dental office. On the contrary, studies have show that some over the counter whitening treatments have irreversibly ruined enamel on teeth. READ MORE
Soft tissue laser treatments performed at a dental office have been very effective in treating these painful sores. We have great success with this treatment. READ MORE
This depends on the integrity of the crown margin. Most crowns last anywhere from 5 to 20 years if cared for properly- both at home and by regular visits to your dentist. READ MORE
Almost never. After the initial 4-6 months of bone adhesion, when first placed, they should last a lifetime. If cared for properly at home and with regular visits to have them checked at your dental office. READ MORE
Brushing your tongue as for back as you can go helps to prevent bad breath as the sulfur emitting bacteria that cause most bad breath hide there. READ MORE
Not brushing the very back of your tongue can cause this as this is where the sulfur emitting bacteria hide. READ MORE
No, but gum disease is as with this disease your immunity to bacteria is depressed and you are more prone to periodontitis. READ MORE
You need to wear them nightly forever or at least 5-8 years to prevent relapse of your dentition. New retainers can be fabricated when they wear out. READ MORE
This can move teeth and create a malocclusion, even reforming the bone in a poor position. Positive reinforcement to stop this habit is recommended between the dentist and the parents. READ MORE
If it is a difficult root canal or your dentist doesn't feel comfortable doing the treatment, then I would see a specialist. Some general dentists are very good with root canal treatment. READ MORE
Yes it can contribute to changing the oral flora of your mouth and can therefore allow dry mouth. It can also contribute to creating fungal infections in the mouth. READ MORE
Highly not recommended. Oral gel is much better and can be purchased at almost any drug store. Also, a pediatric dose of ibuprofen will help with the pain. READ MORE
Brush and floss twice daily with a toothpaste containing fluoride. Don't sip or snack all day as this can cause cavities. READ MORE
Implants are your best long-term option to replace missing teeth. If you take care of them, they should last a lifetime. READ MORE
Not really as this is an fungal issue due to bacterial changes in your mouth. An anti fungal medication is recommended to correct this issue. READ MORE
Not if they are healthy and functional. This means that there is room for them in the mouth and they are not causing issues with the other teeth. READ MORE
Your enamel and tooth structure are wearing away. Certain types of food and drink can cause this as well as abrasive toothpastes. READ MORE
Stay away from hard and sticky foods for a few days to let your mouth settle after dental surgery. READ MORE
There could be residual infection and you should contact your dentist if it’s not resolved in 3-4 days after treatment. READ MORE
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