1. Do Probiotics Belong In Your Dental Care Routine?

    The case for probiotics has been made. They are wonderful for gut health, brain health, and improved immunity. These beneficial bugs can be taken to help support Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and autoimmune diseases including lupus. Because there is such an interest in probiotics and the role they …Read More

  2. How Stress Affects Your Dental Health

    The impact of stress is both beneficial and harmful to the overall state of our health. Stress allows you to flee from dangerous situations and it also prepares you for a job interview or a presentation. Oppositely and more commonly, stress is more damaging to our bodies and long-term stress may har…Read More

  3. How To Tackle Your Teeth With Dental Care

    In our last blog, we covered ways in which food and drinks can support the health of your mouth. We know now that your mouth can indicate much more about your overall health than we once thought. It can show signs of nutritional deficiencies, diabetes, heart issues, and general infection.   There i…Read More

  4. The Best Foods For Oral Health

    After a holiday season of enjoying — and maybe indulging a little too much — delicious cookies and candies your teeth may need a reprieve! Visit any local dentist (hopefully it’s us!) and they’ll declare to you why sugar is so bad for oral health. So why is sugar so bad for your teeth? Your …Read More

  5. Your (Protected) Dental Records

    Convenient and Secure Digital Records Precision Dental of Windsor maintains patient records and radiographs digitally for fast and accurate communication with other practitioners. This technology also allows us to provide the lowest dose of radiation possible. We also take our patients’ privacy ve…Read More

  6. Not Common — Not Easily Seen

    Sometimes patients are surprised by what we find during their exam.  This post is to share some findings that need x-ray equipment to see or are difficult to see at home.  These are NOT common, however, they are good examples of what can go unnoticed. Again, these are NOT common; however, th…Read More

  7. Work and Home

    The Experience of Dentistry This post is to share a little bit about my passions at work and at home. At Precision Dental of Windsor, our team is excited to help patients interested in life changing “make-over” treatments as well as those coming for emergency and preventative care.  We tak…Read More

  8. The Night Guard: Do You Really Need One?

    HOW DO I KNOW IF I’M CLENCHING AND/OR GRINDING? Clenching and/or grinding habits can be difficult to self-assess.  Checking in on the position of our teeth during high stress activities, like driving through traffic, can give us an idea of whether or not a habit is present.  Those familiar with …Read More

  9. Calculus and Tartar Prevention

    WHAT IS CALCULUS/TARTAR? Calculus, also known as tartar, starts out as soft dental plaque.  This soft material can be found along the gum-line and is often mistaken for food particles, but is actually mostly a mass of bacteria.  Dental plaque can be easily removed by regular brushing and flossing.…Read More

  10. Pain Management without a Prescription

    Pain, especially tooth pain, can be debilitating. Fortunately, there are over-the-counter medications that can help mild to severe tooth pain until you’re able to see the dentist. Many patients don’t know they can take ibuprofen (brand name Advil) and APAP (brand name Tylenol) together. Taking t…Read More