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Fixing Cavities without Drilling

St Lawrence Dentistry can now stop some cavities without the use of the dental drill. This exciting process is called ‘Resin Infiltration’ and can be used for small cavities in between teeth. The product used to accomplish this process is simple to use and is called ‘ICON’ which stands for ‘infiltration concept’. Resin infiltration is

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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 has been most definitely one of them. Research keeps evolving and a landmark study suggests mouth bacteria may be linked

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Commonly Asked Questions about the Teeth

Most Frequent Questions at St. Lawrence Dentistry For a month we kept track of the most frequent dental questions our valued patients asked us. Like any part of the body, there are some issues or facts about teeth that are frequently inquired about. Here are the most recurring questions at our Mississauga Dental Office: What

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A healthy Soda for your Teeth and Body

Many people, including us at St. Lawrence Dentistry, love drinking sodas but are weary of their harmful effects. As you many be aware, soda is terrible for your teeth, its addictive, and loaded with sugar. One can of soda a day increases risk of heart attack by 20%. Diet Soda is no better and increases

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Tooth Decay and its prevention in Children

Like in every other city across the world, some children in Mississauga will get dental decay. Parents have a big job taking care of their children’s teeth but it is certainly a noble one and an investment in your child’s future. Parents have to constantly watch their child does not fall and knock their teeth.

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Why Have My Teeth Fallen Out of Alignment?

Quite a few patients mention to Dr. Hawryluk that they notice their teeth shifting out of alignment. Shifting of teeth can occur for many reasons including grinding, loss of teeth, or bad dental habits. Whatever the cause may be, shifting teeth can actually bring you more dental problems if left untreated, since teeth that are

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5 Foods to Avoid When You Are Wearing Braces

Many parents in our Mississauga community who decide to get braces for their children (or themselves) have the impression that they need to go on a liquid or soft food diet afterwards in order to protect their braces. While it is ideal that you have softer foods during the first couple of days, once you

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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 help 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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Thumbs Sucking Habits in Toddlers

When children have their pediatric dental exam at St. Lawrence Dentistry, parents often ask us whether their child’s thumb sucking habit is normal. Babies are born with a natural reflex to suck, it’s natures way of ensuring food intake. Sucking is also soothing and tends to induce sleep, as evidenced by the way young infants

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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. It is widespread and fortunately easily treated if attended to early. A  dead or non-vital tooth is a tooth that has no access to blood flow. A healthy tooth contains pulp tissue in the center of the tooth. Pulpal

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