Oral Health

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The Link Between Gum Disease and Medical Conditions

St. Lawrence Dentistry recognizes the link between oral and total body health. Therefore, we make concerted efforts to treat periodontal disease (gum disease). About 67% of North American adults have some form of periodontitis (gum disease). Studies have shown the prevalence in Europe, and Asia is comparable. The biofilm (film of bacteria) in the mouth

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Oil Pulling: A Controversial Oral Hygiene Technique

Oil pulling is a practice in which dietary oil is whizzed around one’s mouth and then spit out. Unfortunately, there is a lack of proof to confirm the claims made for the advantages of oil pulling. As such, Dr. Hawryluk does not recommend you rely on this method for oral hygiene maintenance. Oil pulling involves

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Hydrogen Peroxide as an oral rinse

Mississauga residents have many choices for oral rinses. Hydrogen peroxide rinse is a gentle antiseptic used to ease minor mouth tenderness (e.g., attributable to canker/cold sores, gum inflammation, dentures, orthodontic appliances). Hydrogen peroxide was developed in 1818 by French chemist Louis Jacques Thénard (1777–1857), and dental practices have used it for nearly 100 years. It’s

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MI Paste Rejuvenates Teeth

St. Lawrence Dentistry uses MI paste to protect, strengthen, desensitize, and rejuvenate teeth. Over time your teeth can lose nutrients and strength. Certain everyday activities, aging, consuming acidic foods, and many other situations can create an oral imbalance which can impact your oral health. When this happens, it is essential to have enough minerals available

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MI Tooth Varnish: A Renaissance in Dental Care

St. Lawrence Dentistry is pleased to offer MI varnish– an effective way to strengthen your teeth. Although toothpaste contains fluoride, many dental patients can use additional mineral sources to protect against cavities and tooth sensitivity. GC America a leader in oral health care products, produces MI Varnish – a 5% sodium fluoride varnish designed for

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New Outlooks and Recommendations for Oral Hygiene

New Outlooks and Recommendations for Oral Hygiene

Mississauga residents typically want to achieve an exceptional oral health level as they recognize that it is an essential component of overall wellness. In the past, the removal of visible plaque (debris on teeth) on teeth was thought of as the chief step in resolving issues with our gum tissues. Indeed, in some patients, regular

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oral health linkto medical conditions

The Link between Oral Health and Medical Conditions

St. Lawrence Dentistry recognizes the link between oral and total body health. In the last decade, there has been a concerted effort for the center for disease control to assess the prevalence of periodontal disease (gum disease) in the population. About 67% of North American adults had some form of periodontitis (gum disease). Studies have

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Bad Breath During Pregnancy

Creating Perfect Breath

At St Lawrence Dentistry, we understand that our patients want to have the best breath possible because this affects the quality of life. Many factors cause bad breath, and many of them can be dealt with quickly. The good thing about this issue is that little changes can make a considerable improvement. Since bad breath

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Dental Care for Pregnant Women

Dental Care During Pregnancy Oral health can vary during pregnancy and St. Lawrence Dentistry would like to be part of your health team and contribute to making this period as pleasant as possible. Generally, pregnant women often will feel extra conscious about their physical well-being because they are aware the health of the unborn child

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