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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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Signs of A Dead (Non Vital) Tooth

When people hear of the phrase dead tooth, they often think of Halloween or something ominous. However, rest assured, it is fortunately easily treated if attended to early. What is a dead tooth? A dead or non-vital tooth is a tooth that has no access to blood flow. A healthy tooth contains pulp tissue in the

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Tooth Decay and its prevention in Children

Like in every other city across the world, some children in Mississauga will get dental decay. Parents have a big job taking care of their children’s teeth but it is certainly a noble one and an investment in your child’s future. Parents have to constantly watch their child does not fall and knock their teeth.

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Do All Your Baby Teeth Need To Fall Out Before You Get Braces

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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What Is Interceptive Orthodontics?

St. Lawrence Dentistry sees many children which benefit from early orthodontic treatment. There is a common misconception that children should start orthodontic treatment when all the permanent teeth have erupted, usually around 12 to 14 years of age. According to the American Academy of Orthodontics, children should be seen for an orthodontic assessment by age

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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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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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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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