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Cannabis use:  Effects on the mouth and implications for dental visits

Cannabis use: Effects on the mouth and implications for dental visits

Posted Oct 18th, 2018 in Dental Tips

Do you know the effects of cannabis use on the mouth and the implications for dental visits?  The legalization of recreational cannabis on October 17, 2018, has prompted us to share this information here. 

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Panoramic X-ray Imaging now used at Lorne Park Dental Associates

Panoramic X-ray Imaging now used at Lorne Park Dental Associates

Posted Aug 22nd, 2018 in Dental Tips

We are pleased to now have a Panoramic Dental X-ray machine in our Lorne Park Dental Associates' office in Mississauga.  This specialized unit allows us to capture one image of an entire mouth.  It is helpful to our dentists as they diagnose and monitor dental issues or plan needed treatment for our patients.

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Who remembers Murphy the Molar?

Who remembers Murphy the Molar?

Posted Jul 4th, 2018 in Dental Tips

Murphy the Molar is a dental mascot created in the 1970's by Dr. Samuel M. Green, the Dental Director in the Ontario Department of Health, at the time.  The lovable character was the face of a program to promote better dental health in school children throughout the 1970's and 1980's. Murphy was featured in videos, commercials and on buttons and school dental screening report cards.

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Summer Teeth Tips for a Beautiful Smile

Summer Teeth Tips for a Beautiful Smile

Posted Jun 21st, 2018 in Dental Tips

Summertime brings warmer weather, longer days and a chance to relax with family and friends.  To help you enjoy the season even more, here are Lorne Park Dental's Top 5 Teeth Tips to keep your smile beautiful all summer long!

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Cracked Tooth Syndrome - early diagnosis and treatment is key!

Cracked Tooth Syndrome - early diagnosis and treatment is key!

Posted Apr 22nd, 2018 in Dental Tips

Detecting and treating early cracks in teeth will help keep teeth strong and stable for a lifetime.  For a stronger and healthier smile, learn here about Cracked Tooth Syndrome.

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Lorne Park Dental Hygienists work hard for a Healthier You!

Lorne Park Dental Hygienists work hard for a Healthier You!

Posted Apr 9th, 2018 in Dental Tips

Dental Hygienists are an educated and skilled group of regulated health professionals who focus primarily on oral health and disease prevention.  Your Lorne Park Dental team of dental hygienists works incredibly hard for a healthier you!  The mouth is the gateway to the body and dental hygienists know that oral health leads to better total health!

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World Oral Health Day -

World Oral Health Day - "Think Mouth, Think Health"

Posted Mar 19th, 2018 in Dental Tips

A healthy mouth reflects a healthy body.  On this World Oral Health Day, our Lorne Park Dental team encourages you to "Think Mouth, Think Health."  We care about the whole person, not just the mouth!

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Better brushing for kids with the help of tooth brushing Apps

Better brushing for kids with the help of tooth brushing Apps

Posted Feb 21st, 2018 in Dental Tips

Parents know what a challenge it is to get a child to brush well for two minutes/twice a day!  Some of our young patients in our family dental practice in Mississauga have become better brushers by using tooth brushing Apps.  Learn here about an App that a number of our star patients love.

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Waterpik's 'Water Flosser' ~ Could it be the right oral hygiene aid for you?

Waterpik's 'Water Flosser' ~ Could it be the right oral hygiene aid for you?

Posted Feb 10th, 2018 in Dental Tips

When it comes to keeping a mouth clean and healthy, there are many devices and oral hygiene aids that can help.  One is Waterpik's 'Water Flosser'.  Learn here what it's all about or ask our team of Lorne Park Dental hygienists for more details.

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How to do an Oral Cancer Self-Exam between Dental visits

How to do an Oral Cancer Self-Exam between Dental visits

Posted Feb 3rd, 2018 in Dental Tips

Oral Cancer is on the rise.  Let's team up against it! Learn here about risk factors, signs and symptoms and how to do an oral cancer self-exam. Know what's normal and be alert for changes in your mouth. Together, we can keep mouths healthy.

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