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Top 11 Foods that can Stain your Teeth

Maintaining a healthy white smile requires more than regular brushing, flossing, and dental visits. I t is important be mindful about what foods and drinks can stain our teeth. In general, foods and beverages with intense coloring can leave stains on teeth due to their chromogen content – a pigment-producing substance that can stick to

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Digital Dentistry Ensures Sterility and Safety

Due to the circumstances of Covid-19 in Canada, sterility protocols are even higher on everyone’s mind. New research has shed light on the real difference between the sterility of “digital” versus older “legacy” dental techniques.  A dental impression is a common dental procedure that takes a negative imprint on the mouth.  The imprint, in turn,

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Creating a Great Crown for your Dental Implant

A dental implant is a titanium screw implanted into your jawbone, which acts as an anchor for a tooth replacement. It can fuse to the bone in a process called osseointegration. An “abutment” attaches to the implant, which holds an artificial tooth or dental crown in place.  Our Mississauga dental office has practiced implant dentistry

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Oral Health Can Affect Your General Health

Oral Health Can Affect Your General Health

St. Lawrence Dentistry focuses on treating inflammation in gums because it affects your vascular health. For many years doctors have studied the strong link between cardiovascular disease and high blood pressure, smoking, stress, diabetes, and obesity. Cardiovascular disease is a condition which narrows your blood vessels, which can lead to a heart attack or stroke.

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Is Alzheimers disease linked to Gum disease?

St. Lawrence Dentistry is fortunate to have many senior patients, and we strive to do our small part in helping them maintain and elevate their health. With advanced age comes some challenges, and Alzheimer’s disease is one of them. Research keeps evolving, and a landmark study suggests a link between mouth bacteria and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Many people have dental phobias, which prevents them from getting the treatment they may need. About 13% of people experience dental fears. St. Lawrence Dentistry encourages you to open up about any dental anxiety you have so we can make your visit to our office the best possible and get any work you need accomplished

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Appearance of Teeth in Children

Staining, dark pits, and tinted striations on children’s teeth can distract from the otherwise most endearing smile. If you live in the Mississauga area, St. Lawrence Dentistry can help fix these issues and keep them from happening in the first place. When parents come to our office and ask what the cause of their children’s

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Signs of A Dead (Non Vital) Tooth

When people hear of the phrase dead tooth, they often think of Halloween or something ominous. However, rest assured, it is fortunately easily treated if attended to early. What is a dead tooth? A dead or non-vital tooth is a tooth that has no access to blood flow. A healthy tooth contains pulp tissue in the

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