Dental Technology

Electric Toothbrush

An electric toothbrush is a brush that delivers fast, automated bristle movements, either back-and-forth oscillation or rotation-oscillation (where the brush head reciprocates clockwise and counterclockwise turns), to brush your dentition. An engine makes the movements at sonic speeds or below. In the case of ultrasonic brushes, the generation of ultrasonic movements is by a piezoelectric

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The Benefits of Microscopes in Dentistry

The cornerstone of Dr. Hawryluk Jr’s dental practice is the Global Dental Microscope. It is well established that microscopy is the key to predictable dental treatment. Accordingly, we have two variable focus microscopes at our Mississauga dental office. Variable magnification levels combined with brilliant optics make the dental microscope a crucial tool to view hard-to-see

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Ensuring Great Strength of Zirconia Crowns

A crown or “cap” covers a tooth or a dental implant. Dr. Hawryluk often recommends crowns to support broken, weak, or misshapen teeth. One of the main types of dental crowns made at St. Lawrence Dentistry is zirconia crowns. They have quickly become one of the most requested types of dental crowns for good reasons.

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Digital Dentistry Ensures Sterility and Safety

Due to the circumstances of Covid-19 in Canada, sterility protocols are even higher on everyone’s mind. New research has shed light on the real difference between the sterility of “digital” versus older “legacy” dental techniques.  A dental impression is a common dental procedure that takes a negative imprint on the mouth.  The imprint, in turn,

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3Shape TRIOS Treatment Simulator

Digital Technology: The New Core of Modern Dentistry

St. Lawrence Dentistry has integrated next-generation digital dental technology. Our office has partnered with 3Shape to focus on solutions that make a real difference. Digital dentistry refers to using dental technologies that use computers to accomplish dental planning and diagnostics rather than using mechanical means. Digital dentistry means more options and better care for our

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Dental Cement: The Key to Long-Lasting Dentistry

A successful dental outcome begins with Dr. Hawryluk Jr preparing, treatment planning, and making a sound diagnosis. Critical steps include designing your dental work and proper use of dental cement. The materials we use most at St. Lawrence dentistry are zirconia, glass ceramics, and hybrid ceramics. Metals are also used, however, their role is as

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Aesthetic Smile

Creating Natural Beauty through use of Lithium Disilicate

St Lawrence Dentistry uses materials that offer outstanding aesthetics and high strength. Lithium disilicate glass-ceramic represents a unique material choice we provide to the Mississauga community. IPS Emax (made by Ivoclar Vivadent) is the brand used at St Lawrence Dentistry. It is composed primarily of quartz, lithium dioxide, phosphor oxide, alumina, and potassium oxide. Overall,

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