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Options for Children’s toothpaste

Mississauga families have many toothpaste choices for their children and finding the right one for your child is critical to their overall oral health. Here we will outline the considerations you may wish to make when choosing the best toothpaste for your child. Deciding between a fluoride or non-fluoride-based toothpaste for your child. Adding Floride

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Fixing Cavities without Drilling

St Lawrence Dentistry can now stop small cavities without the use of the dental drill. This exciting process is called Resin Infiltration and Dr. Hawryluk Jr. uses this method for little cavities in between teeth. The product used to accomplish this process is called ICON which stands for infiltration concept. Resin infiltration is where the

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Modern Approaches to Pediatric Dentistry

Primary Teeth (baby teeth) are more prone to dental decay than permanent teeth, and they also have large pulp chambers (the area inside the tooth, which contains nerves and vascular tissue). Because of this, cavities in primary teeth can reach the inner pulp tissue quite rapidly and necessitate the need for ‘pulp therapy’ to save

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Plant and food derived anti cavity agents

St. Lawrence Dentistry offers several modern ways of treating dental cavities. However it is, of course, better to try and prevent them in the first place. Food and drink modifications can help control the incidence of dental decay. Some foods prolong the teeth to exposure of acids and when you couple that with sugary carbonated

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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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Common Dental Myths and Facts

Many people in Mississauga are highly informed about their dental health and St. Lawrence Dentistry would like to be another resource you can turn to. Just like any subject, there are myths. Its important to dispel some of these untruths as they can unnecessarily create confusion about dentistry and what people should do to maintain

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Caries/Cavities Dental Treatment

One area of focus at St. Lawrence Dentistry is the treatment of dental caries/cavities. Dental caries is the most common disease known to mankind (or people-kind). The primary etiology of cavities is dental plaque which is basically a collection of bacteria and is its food source. Cavities are the chief factor in tooth loss and

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