Oral Health

Four Fascinating Things Scientists Know About the Billions of Bacteria in Your Mouth

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Allan Hawryluk Jr. is a Mississauga-based dentist who has built a reputation for comprehensive dental care. Born and raised in Port Credit, he returned after completing his dental residency in 2003 at the University of Colorado, Denver Health Sciences Center. He feels privileged to serve the community and is committed to maintaining our clinic standards set by his late father - Dr. Allan R. Hawryluk (Sr).
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A microbiome is the ecosystem of microorganisms in your body that can affect your well-being. Your gut microbiome, for example, not only helps in digestion, but researchers believe it could help unlock some of the mysteries of obesity. Likewise, research on the skin microbiome has the potential to help us understand how we can combat

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Oral Effects of Stimulant Medications

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Allan Hawryluk Jr. is a Mississauga-based dentist who has built a reputation for comprehensive dental care. Born and raised in Port Credit, he returned after completing his dental residency in 2003 at the University of Colorado, Denver Health Sciences Center. He feels privileged to serve the community and is committed to maintaining our clinic standards set by his late father - Dr. Allan R. Hawryluk (Sr).
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Stimulants, also called psychostimulants, are psychoactive drugs that induce temporary improvements in mental or physical functions. Stimulants have broad use as pharmaceutical and performance-enhancing or recreational/illicit drugs. Stimulant examples are methamphetamine, methylenedioxymethamphetamine (Ecstasy), levoamphetamine/dextroamphetamine (Adderall®), and methylphenidate (Ritalin®). They have been used to help depression, attention deficit disorder, and narcolepsy and to encourage weight loss.

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Spotlight: Atypical Odontalgia and Sinusitis

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Allan Hawryluk Jr. is a Mississauga-based dentist who has built a reputation for comprehensive dental care. Born and raised in Port Credit, he returned after completing his dental residency in 2003 at the University of Colorado, Denver Health Sciences Center. He feels privileged to serve the community and is committed to maintaining our clinic standards set by his late father - Dr. Allan R. Hawryluk (Sr).
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In dentistry, several sources of dental discomfort are unrelated to a tooth being infected or inflamed. This article spotlights two of these: atypical odontalgia and sinusitis. We have defined the words marked in (*) at the end of the article. Atypical odontalgia is tooth pain without an identifiable cause. It is also called as “persistent

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Diagnosis of Oral-Facial Discomfort

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Allan Hawryluk Jr. is a Mississauga-based dentist who has built a reputation for comprehensive dental care. Born and raised in Port Credit, he returned after completing his dental residency in 2003 at the University of Colorado, Denver Health Sciences Center. He feels privileged to serve the community and is committed to maintaining our clinic standards set by his late father - Dr. Allan R. Hawryluk (Sr).
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26% of the population has suffered from orofacial pain at some point. It can be either odontogenic (coming from teeth) or non-odontogenic. Cracked mandibular (lower) molars are the most common source of unexplained orofacial pain. The perception of orofacial pain is intricately related to understanding the trigeminal nerve. It is the part of the nervous

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Smoking Cessation

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Allan Hawryluk Jr. is a Mississauga-based dentist who has built a reputation for comprehensive dental care. Born and raised in Port Credit, he returned after completing his dental residency in 2003 at the University of Colorado, Denver Health Sciences Center. He feels privileged to serve the community and is committed to maintaining our clinic standards set by his late father - Dr. Allan R. Hawryluk (Sr).
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You probably know many people who smoke are aware of some harmful effects. Smoking is widespread in society and has been part of human history for thousands of years. Although smoking’s history is abundant and embedded in many cultures, North America is at the point where it is finally on the decline. Part of the

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Cannabis and your Oral Health

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Allan Hawryluk Jr. is a Mississauga-based dentist who has built a reputation for comprehensive dental care. Born and raised in Port Credit, he returned after completing his dental residency in 2003 at the University of Colorado, Denver Health Sciences Center. He feels privileged to serve the community and is committed to maintaining our clinic standards set by his late father - Dr. Allan R. Hawryluk (Sr).
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The Cannabis Act came into effect on October 17, 2018, and now Canada is one of only a handful of nations to have lawful utilization of this medication. Therefore, regardless of whether you are newly using Cannabis or have taken it for some time, it is imperative to know how this now lawful medication can

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Dental Care During Pregnancy

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Allan Hawryluk Jr. is a Mississauga-based dentist who has built a reputation for comprehensive dental care. Born and raised in Port Credit, he returned after completing his dental residency in 2003 at the University of Colorado, Denver Health Sciences Center. He feels privileged to serve the community and is committed to maintaining our clinic standards set by his late father - Dr. Allan R. Hawryluk (Sr).
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Dental Care During Pregnancy Oral health can vary during pregnancy, and St. Lawrence Dentistry would like to help make this period as pleasant as possible. Generally, pregnant women often feel extra conscious about their physical well-being because they are aware the unborn child’s health depends on how she takes care of herself. During pregnancy, dental

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Oral Lichen Planus

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Allan Hawryluk Jr. is a Mississauga-based dentist who has built a reputation for comprehensive dental care. Born and raised in Port Credit, he returned after completing his dental residency in 2003 at the University of Colorado, Denver Health Sciences Center. He feels privileged to serve the community and is committed to maintaining our clinic standards set by his late father - Dr. Allan R. Hawryluk (Sr).
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Lichen planus is a condition that can attack the skin and oral-esophageal mucosal tissues. Frequently, it is seen exclusively in the mouth. Overall, lichen planus afflicts roughly 2% of the community. Although the ailment may happen in any age group, women above 50 years have a higher probability of contracting lichen planus. Cause The etiology

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Tonsil Stones

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Allan Hawryluk Jr. is a Mississauga-based dentist who has built a reputation for comprehensive dental care. Born and raised in Port Credit, he returned after completing his dental residency in 2003 at the University of Colorado, Denver Health Sciences Center. He feels privileged to serve the community and is committed to maintaining our clinic standards set by his late father - Dr. Allan R. Hawryluk (Sr).
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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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Chlorhexidine Mouthwash: An Overview

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Allan Hawryluk Jr. is a Mississauga-based dentist who has built a reputation for comprehensive dental care. Born and raised in Port Credit, he returned after completing his dental residency in 2003 at the University of Colorado, Denver Health Sciences Center. He feels privileged to serve the community and is committed to maintaining our clinic standards set by his late father - Dr. Allan R. Hawryluk (Sr).
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Chlorhexidine (aka chlorhexidine gluconate) is antiseptic. It’s used at St. Lawrence Dentistry and as a take-home rinse by many of our valued patients. It can also treat yeast contaminations of the mouth and is helpful against a range of microbes. It came into clinical use in the 1950s and is obtainable by prescription in Canada.

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