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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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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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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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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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Commonly Asked Questions about the Teeth

Most Frequent Questions at St. Lawrence Dentistry For a month we kept track of the most frequent dental questions our valued patients asked us. Like any part of the body, there are some issues or facts about teeth that are frequently inquired about. Here are the most recurring questions at our Mississauga Dental Office: What

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A healthy Soda for your Teeth and Body

Many people, including us at St. Lawrence Dentistry, love drinking sodas but are weary of their harmful effects. As you many be aware, soda is terrible for your teeth, its addictive, and loaded with sugar. One can of soda a day increases risk of heart attack by 20%. Diet Soda is no better and increases

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