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Cannabis and your Oral Health

The Cannabis Act came into effect on October 17, 2018, and now Canada is one of only a handful of nations to have lawful utilization of this medication. Therefore, regardless of whether you are newly using Cannabis or have taken it for some time, it is imperative to know how this now lawful medication can

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Porcelain Veneers from Design to Finish

Porcelain veneers are slim, customized shells of tooth-colored materials created to cover the exterior of teeth to enhance your appearance. These shells are connected to the front side of your tooth, altering their length, color, shape, or size. To treat patients with dental veneers, your dentist and ceramist must understand basic principles to achieve predictable

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Dental Crown Design and Shade Selection

A crown or “dental cap” is a dental restoration that fully caps or covers a tooth or dental implant. Crowns may be required when a large cavity endangers the health of a tooth. It is generally bonded to the tooth by dental cement. Several materials, such as zirconia, can be utilized to create them. Crowns

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Dental Care During Pregnancy

Dental Care During Pregnancy Oral health can vary during pregnancy, and St. Lawrence Dentistry would like to help make this period as pleasant as possible. Generally, pregnant women often feel extra conscious about their physical well-being because they are aware the unborn child’s health depends on how she takes care of herself. During pregnancy, dental

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Fluoride Varnish offers benefits to Dental Health

Fluoride varnish is a concentrated suspension of fluoride put on teeth, by St. Lawrence Dentistry, as a type of “topical fluoride treatment”. It is not a permanent coat on the teeth, but it can adhere to the tooth surface for several hours due to its sticky nature. More importantly, teeth absorb the varnish, and it

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Managing Tooth Sensitivity During Whitening with Pola Soothe

St Lawrence Dentistry wants achieving a beautiful smile through whitening to be enjoyable. However, whitening sensitivity can cause you to experience pain or discomfort during the whitening process. Dental grade bleaching agents work so well because they get deep into the tooth enamel to whiten and brighten better than products that sit on the teeth’

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Electric Toothbrush

An electric toothbrush is a brush that delivers fast, automated bristle movements, either back-and-forth oscillation or rotation-oscillation (where the brush head reciprocates clockwise and counterclockwise turns), to brush your dentition. An engine makes the movements at sonic speeds or below. In the case of ultrasonic brushes, the generation of ultrasonic movements is by a piezoelectric

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A Review of Dental Preventative Measures

St. Lawrence Dentistry feels prevention is crucial to excellent oral wellness. Tooth caries and gum infections are almost always avoidable. Some of the most valuable oral health services include fluoridated toothpaste, rinses, varnishes, and sealants. In addition, many Canadians have access to adequately fluoridated drinking water. Water fluoridation is proven to be effective and can

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