Dental Health

Caries/Cavities Dental Treatment

One area of focus at St. Lawrence Dentistry is the treatment of dental caries/cavities. Dental caries is the most common disease known to mankind (or people-kind). The primary etiology of cavities is dental plaque which is basically a collection of bacteria and is its food source. Cavities are the chief factor in tooth loss and

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Chao Pinhole Technique

Chao Pinhole Technique The Chao Pinhole Technique, also known as Pinhole Gum Rejuvenation was invented and patented by John Chao DDS. It is a scalpel free, graft free, suture free, minimally invasive procedure for correcting recession and saving teeth. Through a small hole made by a needle, specially designed instruments are used to loosen the

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Teething – Tooth Development of Your Child

While the baby is in the womb, the development of the primary teeth begins. The first buds of primary teeth will appear on the baby’s jaws at about five weeks’ gestation. By the time the baby is born, the baby has a full set of 20 primary teeth – 10 in the upper jaw, and

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Tooth Loss and Ageing

Imagine looking at your toothless self in the mirror. It isn’t a pretty sight, is it? Many people think that as you age and grow older, losing your teeth is inevitable. While tooth loss is common, ending up toothless and wearing dentures is largely caused by your own doing. Tooth loss can be prevented but

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The importance of Taking Good Care of Your Gums

How many of us even bother about checking the health of our gums? This is a question that is likely to make many people wonder as well. People are more conscious about their teeth but not quite about their gums. And most people think or assume that gums are healthy that’s why they focus on

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Foods You Thought Healthy but Damage Teeth

As children, you were taught that candy and other sweet foods are bad for your teeth. You can’t have too much chocolate or sugary candy. And if you had, you need to brush your teeth after eating so that you don’t have toothache later on. In school, you were taught by the school dentist that

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Effects of Birth Control Methods to Your Dental Health

In today’s society that is continually increasing population, the use of birth control has become a part of many women’s lives. A newer method of birth control which offers more convenience for women compared to birth control pills is DMPA or Depo-Provera or Depot medroxyprogesterone acetate – this a birth control drug. This birth control

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Reasons for Gum Inflammation and Bleeding

Contrary to common thinking that gum bleeding during brushing or flossing is normal, it is simply not normal and not alright for gums to bleed. If your gums bleed, your gums are unhealthy. It’s as simple as that. It’s periodontal disease quietly attacking your gums and bone in your mouth. And bleeding gums is your

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