oral health

Benefits of Tongue Cleaners

A tongue cleaner (also termed a tongue scraper or tongue brush) is an oral health tool intended to clean the film on the tongue’s top surface. The wide surface area and lingual papilla are anatomical characteristics of the tongue that lead to “coat” formation on its surface comprising of microbes, food, saliva, and “necrotic epithelial

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The Link Between Gum Disease and Medical Conditions

St. Lawrence Dentistry recognizes the link between oral and total body health. Therefore, we make concerted efforts to treat periodontal disease (gum disease). About 67% of North American adults have some form of periodontitis (gum disease). Studies have shown the prevalence in Europe, and Asia is comparable. The biofilm (film of bacteria) in the mouth

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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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Oral Health in Adolescents

Oral Health in Adolescents

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

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MI Paste Rejuvenates Teeth

St. Lawrence Dentistry uses MI paste to protect, strengthen, desensitize, and rejuvenate teeth. Over time your teeth can lose nutrients and strength. Certain everyday activities, aging, consuming acidic foods, and many other situations can create an oral imbalance which can impact your oral health. When this happens, it is essential to have enough minerals available

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Dental Care

Pediatric Dental Care from age 5-8

As a Mississauga Dental office seeing many pediatric dentistry patients, we can say that the ages of 5 to 8 are lively times hallmarked by ever-changing smiles due to the baby teeth leaving and the new teeth erupting. You will notice the lower front baby teeth become loose and fall out. At the same time,

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oral health linkto medical conditions

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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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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