Dental Care

Bamboo Brushes: An Eco-Friendly Alternative

Bamboo toothbrushes are an easy way to make a positive impact on the world’s ecosphere. The environmental effects of plastic from regular toothbrushes are apparent, and alternatives are worth considering. What is a bamboo toothbrush? A  bamboo brush appears similar to any standard toothbrush you’ve used, but with one main difference. Instead of a plastic

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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 to

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congenitally missing teeth girl

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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Treatment Of Dead Tooth

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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Oral Health in Adolescents

Oral Health in Adolescents

St. Lawrence Dentistry is privileged to see many children go from being toddlers to this critical phase of young adulthood (13-17yrs). This is a period marked by changes in their body chemistry and more independence. Children will make choices in this period, which can positively or negatively affect their oral health. It is up to

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child teeth cleaning

Pediatric Dentistry In Middle Childhood (Ages 9-12)

With all the sugar in foods and a busy schedule, Pre-teens often put wear and tear on their dentition, and this can create apprehension for their caring parents. Mississauga children have a lot to contend with from their rigorous sports schedules and all their homework from our local schools. Hence, in their minds, care of

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cropped tooth remineralization

MI Paste Rejuvenates Teeth

St. Lawrence Dentistry uses MI paste to protect, strengthen, desensitize, and rejuvenate teeth. Over time your teeth can lose nutrients and strength. Certain everyday activities, aging, consuming acidic foods, and many other situations can create an oral imbalance which can impact your oral health. When this happens, it is essential to have enough minerals available

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diabetes and gum disease

Collaboration between Dentists and Physicians Benefits Patients

Over the 5-10 years, there has been growing interest in the link between mouth health and body health. The link between diabetes (a disease affecting blood sugar) and periodontitis (bone loss around teeth) may be the strongest of all the connections between the mouth and body. Periodontal disease is a ubiquitous problem; it almost epidemic

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happy dental patient

MI Tooth Varnish: A Renaissance in Dental Care

St. Lawrence Dentistry is pleased to offer MI varnish– an effective way to strengthen your teeth. Although toothpaste contains fluoride, many dental patients can use additional mineral sources to protect against cavities and tooth sensitivity. GC America a leader in oral health care products, produces MI Varnish – a 5% sodium fluoride varnish designed for

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tooth vs bacteria

Benefits of Biofilm Focused Dental Care

As your Mississauga Dental professionals, we want to protect your health, and have your teeth look and feel amazing. To do this effectively, we address biofilm induced inflammation in your mouth. A biofilm is composed of a consortium of microorganisms in your mouth. It can cause inflammation of your gums, tooth decay, and harmful effects

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