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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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Tooth Decay and its prevention in Children

Like in every other city across the world, some children in Mississauga will get dental decay. Parents have a big job taking care of their children’s teeth but it is certainly a noble one and an investment in your child’s future. Parents have to constantly watch their child does not fall and knock their teeth.

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Why Have My Teeth Fallen Out of Alignment?

Quite a few patients mention to Dr. Hawryluk that they notice their teeth shifting out of alignment. Shifting of teeth can occur for many reasons including grinding, loss of teeth, or bad dental habits. Whatever the cause may be, shifting teeth can actually bring you more dental problems if left untreated, since teeth that are

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5 Foods to Avoid When You Are Wearing Braces

Many parents in our Mississauga community who decide to get braces for their children (or themselves) have the impression that they need to go on a liquid or soft food diet afterwards in order to protect their braces. While it is ideal that you have softer foods during the first couple of days, once you

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Should You Consider Wearing Braces?

When patients ask Dr. Hawryluk if braces are right for them they usually have a nice smile or esthetic reasons as their goal. While braces are often used to correct a crooked smile, this is not the only reason for prescribing them. There are several other circumstances where braces can be of benefit. How do

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7 Myths and Facts About Root Canals

You may have heard a few stories about root canals, and these may leave many with unnecessary anxiety. Just the mere mention of this term causes some to shiver. Why did this particular procedure get classed as so scary to the layperson? Should you be scared of a root canal? To help you find out

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Everyday Habits that Damage the Teeth

St. Lawrence Dentistry wants to help in your goal of maintaining optimal oral health as this one of the keys to overall wellbeing. Most of our Mississauga community is aware of how important it is to regularly brush and floss. However, there are some other habits than can be deleterious that are easy to forget

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Dental Implant Commonly asked Questions

The first step of planning to restore your dentition with dental implants is to ask one of the doctors at St. Lawrence Dentistry whether they could be a good treatment for you. Below are some of the most common questions patients ask us about dental implants. What are dental implants? Answer: Dental implants are the

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Root End Procedures Can Save Teeth

Do you have a tooth which has already had root canal treatment and is still having issues? This tooth may be a candidate for a ‘root end procedure’ or ‘apical surgery’. St. Lawrence Dentistry has saved many teeth through this very useful technique. ‘Root end procedure’ is actually an umbrella term for 3 separate procedures

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