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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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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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New Outlooks and Recommendations for Oral Hygiene

New Outlooks and Recommendations for Oral Hygiene

Mississauga residents typically want to achieve an exceptional oral health level as they recognize that it is an essential component of overall wellness. In the past, the removal of visible plaque (debris on teeth) on teeth was thought of as the chief step in resolving issues with our gum tissues. Indeed, in some patients, regular

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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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demystifying dentistry

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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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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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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