Dental Treatment

Tooth Bleaching Part II: Commonly Asked Questions

Recently, we released our blog on the most commonly asked questions about tooth bleaching. The response was phenomenal. Therefore we have compiled additional answers to the most popular inquiries about tooth bleaching. Here they are!: What is St. Lawrence Dentistry’s “best-kept secret” regarding teeth bleaching? One of the most underutilized and underappreciated formulations is 10%

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Tooth Bleaching: Commonly Asked Questions

A beautiful smile is magnetic. So many of our patients at St. Lawrence Dentistry rejuvenate their teeth with the Pola Teeth Bleaching System. Below we have compiled the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions our Mississauga Dental Office gets asked. Can my teeth get too white?, I don’t want them to look

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Pain Relievers in Dentistry: An Overview

St. Lawrence Dentistry performs dental procedures gently and conservatively. We make every effort to minimize the use of pain medications. However, sometimes they are indicated, and they can be very effective. Pain medications have changed markedly in the past decades in that “codeine” has been replaced with Ibuprofen as the chief pain analgesic agent at

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Signs of A Dead (Non Vital) Tooth

When people hear of the phrase dead tooth, they often think of Halloween or something ominous. However, rest assured, it is fortunately easily treated if attended to early. What is a dead tooth? A dead or non-vital tooth is a tooth that has no access to blood flow. A healthy tooth contains pulp tissue in the

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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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Fixing Cavities without Drilling

St Lawrence Dentistry can now stop small cavities without the use of the dental drill. This exciting process is called Resin Infiltration and Dr. Hawryluk Jr. uses this method for little cavities in between teeth. The product used to accomplish this process is called ICON which stands for infiltration concept. Resin infiltration is where the

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Glass Ionomer: A Revolutionary Dental Material

The type of dental material used and the skill of the dentist makes a significant impact on the predictability of dental treatment. St. Lawrence Dentistry uses several classes of filling materials during its efforts to serve the Mississauga Community. One of these is Glass Ionomers, which offers a unique set of beneficial and synergistic properties.

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