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Ceramic Onlays: The What, Why, and How

What are ceramic Onlays? Ceramic onlays are among the most beautiful and durable ways to fix a tooth. They are partial-coverage restorations designed to restore and repair weak or broken teeth. St. Lawrence Dentistry usually makes them out of lithium disilicate or zirconia, but we can technically make them from gold or cobalt-chromium alloy. We

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Porcelain Veneers from Design to Finish

Porcelain veneers are slim, customized shells of tooth-colored materials created to cover the exterior of teeth to enhance your appearance. These shells are connected to the front side of your tooth, altering their length, color, shape, or size. To treat patients with dental veneers, your dentist and ceramist must understand basic principles to achieve predictable

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Tooth Bleaching Part II: Commonly Asked Questions

Recently, we released our blog on the most commonly asked questions about tooth bleaching. The response was phenomenal. Therefore we have compiled additional answers to the most popular inquiries about tooth bleaching. Here they are!: What is St. Lawrence Dentistry’s “best-kept secret” regarding teeth bleaching? One of the most underutilized and underappreciated formulations is 10%

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Dental Cement: The Key to Long-Lasting Dentistry

A successful dental outcome begins with Dr. Hawryluk Jr preparing, treatment planning, and making a sound diagnosis. Critical steps include designing your dental work and proper use of dental cement. The materials we use most at St. Lawrence dentistry are zirconia, glass ceramics, and hybrid ceramics. Metals are also used, however, their role is as

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