Dental Tips

BioHorizons Guided Implant Surgery

Dr. Hawryluk performs BioHorizons guided implant surgery at his Mississauga Dental Clinic. This is a highly predictable and successful technique for implant placement. Guided implant surgery is the process of planning the dental implant surgery on a computer using the patient’s CT image. Patients often find the recovery and the actual appointment for placing the

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Piezo Sonic Extraction Technique: A gentler approach

St Lawrence Dentistry offers Piezo Sonic Technology which can make dental extractions much more gentle. When we talk about dental extractions there are many goals that Dr. Hawryluk keeps in mind. These are: Keeping the patient comfortable Remain conservative and achieve little or no bone removal around the tooth to be removed Achieving a successful

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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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Fixing Cavities without Drilling

St Lawrence Dentistry can now stop some cavities without the use of the dental drill. This exciting process is called ‘Resin Infiltration’ and can be used for small cavities in between teeth. The product used to accomplish this process is simple to use and is called ‘ICON’ which stands for ‘infiltration concept’. Resin infiltration is

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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 has been most definitely one of them. Research keeps evolving and a landmark study suggests mouth bacteria may be linked

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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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