Dental Treatment

Useful medications in Dentistry

St. Lawrence Dentistry always takes a very conservative and cautious approach to using medications. However modern medications can help us treat many dental conditions. In previous articles we reviewed antibiotic, local anesthetics, and some pain control medications. Here we will summarize other commonly used medications used in dentistry. Steroids (short for corticosteroids) are synthetic drugs

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Analgesia in Dentistry

St. Lawrence Dentistry performs dental procedures in the most gentle and conservative fashion possible and we make every effort to minimize the use of pain medications. However, sometimes they are indicated and they can be very effective. The use of pain medications has changed markedly in the past decades in that codeine has been replaced

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Local Anesthetics in Dentistry

Local Anesthetics have been one of the most important inventions in human history. Many of our patients ask us how they work and are interested in their chemistry. Local anesthetics are the most frequently used drugs in at St. Lawrence Dentistry with many thousands of doses being administered each year. These are drugs used to

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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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Signs of A Dead (Non Vital) Tooth

When people hear of the phrase dead tooth, they often think of Halloween or something ominous. It is widespread and fortunately easily treated if attended to early. A  dead or non-vital tooth is a tooth that has no access to blood flow. A healthy tooth contains pulp tissue in the center of the tooth. Pulpal

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