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Pediatric Dental Care from age 5-8

As a Mississauga Dental office seeing many pediatric dentistry patients, we can say that the ages of 5 to 8 are lively times hallmarked by ever-changing smiles due to the baby teeth leaving and the new teeth erupting. You will notice the lower front baby teeth become loose and fall out. At the same time,

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New Technology Reduces Time in Braces

Dr. Hawryluk Jr. has partnered with Mississauga Orthodontics to offer new technology, which reduces orthodontic treatment time. Many of St. Lawrence Dentistry’s valued patients want straighter teeth, but dread the thought of wearing braces for years. Accelerated orthodontic devices, using high-frequency vibration to accelerate the rate of orthodontic tooth movement, are the answer. Dr. Monica

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The rise of Calcium Releasing Materials in Dentistry

Calcium is an element (a substance made from entirely one atom) and is considered an alkaline earth metal – one of 6 elements whose “oxides” produce “basic” solutions when dissolved in water. Calcium is necessary for hard tissue formation, which includes enamel, dentin, bone, or cartilage. People with systemic illnesses involving incomplete calcification processes or

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Thumbs Sucking Habits in Toddlers

When children have their pediatric dental exam at our Mississauga Dental office, parents often ask us whether their child’s thumb-sucking habit is healthy. Babies are born with a natural reflex to suck; it’s nature’s way of ensuring food intake. Sucking is also soothing and tends to induce sleep, as evidenced by how young infants drift

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Fixing Cavities without Drilling

St Lawrence Dentistry can now stop small cavities without the use of the dental drill. This exciting process is called Resin Infiltration and Dr. Hawryluk Jr. uses this method for little cavities in between teeth. The product used to accomplish this process is called ICON which stands for infiltration concept. Resin infiltration is where the

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Glass Ionomer: A Revolutionary Dental Material

The type of dental material used and the skill of the dentist makes a significant impact on the predictability of dental treatment. St. Lawrence Dentistry uses several classes of filling materials during its efforts to serve the Mississauga Community. One of these is Glass Ionomers, which offers a unique set of beneficial and synergistic properties.

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New Outlooks and Recommendations for Oral Hygiene

Mississauga residents typically want to achieve an exceptional oral health level as they recognize that it is an essential component of overall wellness. In the past, the removal of visible plaque (debris on teeth) on teeth was thought of as the chief step in resolving issues with our gum tissues. Indeed, in some patients, regular

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What to expect during your visit for Sedation Dentistry

St. Lawrence Dentistry is uniquely positioned to serve the Mississauga community as we are licensed by the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario to provide Dentistry Asleep. Since 2005, Dr. Hawryluk Jr. has worked in conjunction with Board Certified Anesthesiologists to provide General Anesthetic for both adults and children. In another, Preparing for Dentistry

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After Care Following Sleep Dentistry

You can have a relaxing sleep during your visit to St. Lawrence Dentistry. For your comfort St. Lawrence Dentistry provides dentistry asleep in conjunction with Board Certified Medical Anesthesiologists. We have been licensed by the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario since 2005 to provide general anesthesia at our office. At the time of

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