Dental Health

Pain Relievers in Dentistry: An Overview

St. Lawrence Dentistry performs dental procedures gently and conservatively. We make every effort to minimize the use of pain medications. However, sometimes they are indicated, and they can be very effective. Pain medications have changed markedly in the past decades in that “codeine” has been replaced with Ibuprofen as the chief pain analgesic agent at

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Gum disease

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 is one of them. Research keeps evolving, and a landmark study suggests a link between mouth bacteria and Alzheimer’s disease.

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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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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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thumb sucking NH

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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sedation dentistry

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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Gingivitis

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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Bad Breath During Pregnancy

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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