Oral Health

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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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Cannabis and your Oral Health

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. 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 influence

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Smoking Cessation

You probably know many people who smoke are aware of some of the harmful effects. Smoking is widespread in society and has been part of human history for thousands of years. Although the history is abundant and embedded in many cultures, North America is at the point where it is finally on the decline. Part

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Common Tongue Problems and Their Remedies

Used for tasting, chewing and swallowing food, a person’s tongue is an organ made up of muscles, attached to the mouth’s floor. Papillae are small bumps that cover the top of the tongue. Most of a person’s taste buds sit on those papillae. A healthy tongue is one that is pink and moist with thin

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Dealing with Halitosis

Halitosis also known as oral malodor, is the technical term for bad breath. It is an embarrassing subject or topic but more so an embarrassing condition. You wouldn’t know of anyone who is happy knowing they have bad breath. Halitosis or bad breath may be caused by a myriad of reasons. Some are medical in

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The Stinging Pain of Mouth Sore

Once in awhile, one gets to experience having oral lesions which bring about pain when eating and talking. These mouth sores come in different varieties and may be caused by a number of factors including: Infections from virus or fungi, or bacteria Irritation from a loose orthodontic wire, or a denture that does not fit

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