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Tooth Brushing with Baking Soda

In Mississauga, we have many brands of toothpaste available to us. However, at St. Lawrence Dentistry, some of our valued dental patients inquire about the value of toothpaste alternatives. Baking soda or “sodium bicarbonate”, is a fine, white powder with many home uses. It has a somewhat salty, alkaline flavor. Its natural form is nahcolite

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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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10 Most Trusted Toothpaste Brands

Many people get comfortable with a brand of toothpaste and use it for life. It could be a brand you remember as a child, and then you introduce it to your children- who carry on the family tradition. Few people research the differences between brands and find the ones that fit best with their oral

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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 keep 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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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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Benefits of Biofilm Focused Dental Care

As your Mississauga Dental professionals, we want to protect your health, and have your teeth look and feel amazing. To do this effectively, we address biofilm induced inflammation in your mouth. A biofilm is composed of a consortium of microorganisms in your mouth. It can cause inflammation of your gums, tooth decay, and harmful effects

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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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