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Signs of A Dead (Non Vital) Tooth

When people hear of the phase ‘dead tooth’ they often think of Halloween or something ominous. Actually, it is very common and easily treated if attended to early. A dead or non-vital tooth is a tooth that has no access to blood flow. A healthy tooth contains pulp tissue in the center of the tooth.

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Oral Health Can Affect Your General Health

Did you know that inflammation in your gums affects your vascular health? For many years doctor have studied the strong link between cardiovascular disease and high blood pressure, smoking, stress, diabetes, and obesity. Cardiovascular disease is a condition which narrows your blood vessels which can lead to a heart attack or stroke. There is also

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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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Types of Gingivitis

Treatment of gingivitis is a major focus of St. Lawence Dentistry. Gingivitis is inflammation of the gum tissue. It arises from bacteria in the gum and can occur at any age but most frequently arises in adolescents. It requires the presence and maturation of dental plaque to exist. Gingivitis is diagnosed by bleeding and by

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What is Fluorosis and How Do You Deal With It?

In Mississauga we are fortunate to have access to many cavity preventing products. Using fluoride on our teeth can help strengthen them and protect from dental decay. This is why most local water supplies have added fluoride. Fluoride is a cavity preventing chemical that has the greatest benefit when used at the right concentration. The

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Dental Recession

Dental Recession is a common treatable condition often seen at St. Lawrence Dentistry. In health the gum (gingival) margin normally extends about 1mm above the ‘cementoenamel junction’ or ‘CEJ’. This is a slightly visible anatomical border identified on a tooth. The CEJ is the location where the enamel, which covers the anatomical crown of a

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Root Canal Procedures Can Save Teeth

If you have a tooth which is hurting a root canal procedure may be the solution. Root canal therapy is the most commonly performed procedure amongst all endodontic (inside tooth) treatment procedures. St. Lawrence Dentistry performs root canal treatment to treat problems related to the soft inner pulp of a tooth. The pulp is the

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Dental Implant Commonly asked Questions

The first step of planning to restore your dentition with dental implants is to ask one of the doctors at St. Lawrence Dentistry whether they could be a good treatment for you. Below are some of the most common questions patients ask us about dental implants. What are dental implants? Answer: Dental implants are the

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