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Commonly Asked Questions about the Teeth

Most Frequent Questions at St. Lawrence Dentistry For a month we kept track of the most frequent dental questions our valued patients asked us. Like any part of the body, there are some issues or facts about teeth that are frequently inquired about. Here are the most recurring questions at our Mississauga Dental Office: What

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A healthy Soda for your Teeth and Body

Many people, including us at St. Lawrence Dentistry, love drinking sodas but are weary of their harmful effects. As you many be aware, soda is terrible for your teeth, its addictive, and loaded with sugar. One can of soda a day increases risk of heart attack by 20%. Diet Soda is no better and increases

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Tooth Decay and its prevention in Children

Like in every other city across the world, some children in Mississauga will get dental decay. Parents have a big job taking care of their children’s teeth but it is certainly a noble one and an investment in your child’s future. Parents have to constantly watch their child does not fall and knock their teeth.

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Why Have My Teeth Fallen Out of Alignment?

Quite a few patients mention to Dr. Hawryluk that they notice their teeth shifting out of alignment. Shifting of teeth can occur for many reasons including grinding, loss of teeth, or bad dental habits. Whatever the cause may be, shifting teeth can actually bring you more dental problems if left untreated, since teeth that are

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5 Foods to Avoid When You Are Wearing Braces

Many parents in our Mississauga community who decide to get braces for their children (or themselves) have the impression that they need to go on a liquid or soft food diet afterwards in order to protect their braces. While it is ideal that you have softer foods during the first couple of days, once you

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Appearance of Teeth in Children

Staining, dark pits, and tinted striations on children’s teeth can distract from the otherwise most endearing smile. If you live in the Mississauga area, St. Lawrence Dentistry can help fix these issues and help them from happening in the first place. When parents come to our office and ask what the cause of their children’s

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Thumbs Sucking Habits in Toddlers

When children have their pediatric dental exam at St. Lawrence Dentistry, parents often ask us whether their child’s thumb sucking habit is normal. Babies are born with a natural reflex to suck, it’s natures way of ensuring food intake. Sucking is also soothing and tends to induce sleep, as evidenced by the way young infants

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Overcoming Dental Anxiety

Many people have ‘dental phobias’ which prevent them from getting treatment they may need. In fact about 13% of people experience dental fears. St Lawrence Dentistry encourages you to open up about any dental anxiety you have with so we can make your visit to our office the best possible and get any work you

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Pediatric Dentistry Ages 13+

St. Lawrence Dentistry is privileged to see many children go from being toddlers to this important phase of young adulthood (13-17yrs). This is a period marked by changes in their body chemistry and also more independence. This greater independence means there are choices children will make which can positively or negatively affect their oral health.

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What Is Interceptive Orthodontics?

St. Lawrence Dentistry sees many children which benefit from early orthodontic treatment. There is a common misconception that children should start orthodontic treatment when all the permanent teeth have erupted, usually around 12 to 14 years of age. According to the American Academy of Orthodontics, children should be seen for an orthodontic assessment by age

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