Dental Health

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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Gum Disease

Gum Disease (Periodontal disease) is a widespread condition that is often slow-moving and hard to detect outside a professional dental setting. It affects bone encompassing teeth and causes it to degrade. It is a higher cause of tooth loss than even dental decay. In many cases, it is not painful and goes unnoticed until the

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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 with so we can make your visit to our office the best possible and get any work you need

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Creating Perfect Breath

At St Lawrence Dentistry, we understand that our patients want to have the best breath possible because this affects the quality of life. Many factors cause bad breath, and many of them can be dealt with quickly. The good thing about this issue is that little changes can make a considerable improvement. Since bad breath

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Plant and food derived anti cavity agents

St. Lawrence Dentistry offers several modern ways of treating dental cavities. However it is, of course, better to try and prevent them in the first place. Food and drink modifications can help control the incidence of dental decay. Some foods prolong the teeth to exposure of acids and when you couple that with sugary carbonated

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Useful medications in Dentistry

St. Lawrence Dentistry always takes a very conservative and cautious approach to using medications. However modern medications can help us treat many dental conditions. In previous articles we reviewed antibiotic, local anesthetics, and some pain control medications. Here we will summarize other commonly used medications used in dentistry. Steroids (short for corticosteroids) are synthetic drugs

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Antibiotic use in Dentistry

Antibiotics are medicines which are used in dentistry to kill harmful bacteria. St. Lawrence Dentistry takes the stewardship of antibiotic use very seriously as overuse of these important medications can lead to resistance over time. Antibiotics can be ‘bactericidal’ (destroy bacteria) or ‘bacteriostatic’ (inhibit bacterial growth). There are different mechanisms by which antibiotics work and

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Sources of Dental Pain and How the Brain Processes It

One of St. Lawrence Dentistry chief goals is to remedy dental pain. This is an unpleasant feeling with physical and emotional components and it a very individual experience. It is usually caused by a tissue injury with elicits an emotional response. At the tissue level there is stimulation of a pain receptor. Pain receptors, also

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Analgesia in Dentistry

St. Lawrence Dentistry performs dental procedures in the most gentle and conservative fashion possible and we make every effort to minimize the use of pain medications. However, sometimes they are indicated and they can be very effective. The use of pain medications has changed markedly in the past decades in that codeine has been replaced

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Mississauga, Ontario
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