Health Tips

Tonsil Stones

Tonsil stones (aka tonsilloliths) are calcifications of debris inside the cracks of the tonsils. When not calcified, the mass of debris is called chronic caseous tonsillitis (CCT). It is a common finding at St. Lawrence Dentistry. The primary purpose of tonsils is to catch inhaled microbes. In addition, proteins called antibodies generated by the tonsils

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Face masks: What you need to know

It’s been a whirlwind since the pandemic emerged in March 2020. Many are overwhelmed by frequently changing information about the virus, variants, and vaccines. In the not-so-distant past, “respirators” and masks were worn mainly by those whose jobs mandated them – such as ours at St. Lawrence Dentistry. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, this changed,

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Hand Hygiene Updates in the Era of a Global Pandemic

One of the most crucial yet straightforward aspects of our routine at St. Lawrence Dentistry is hand hygiene. It is a fundamental health and safety measure we do to protect everyone against disease transmission. It is so simple and basic, yet often misunderstood as a method to prevent microorganisms’ spread. Our Mississauga dental office follows

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