Lorne Park Dental

1151 Lorne Park Road, Mississauga, ON (Find Our Practice)

Dental Health Tips

The team at Lorne Park Dental in Mississauga is fully committed to your dental health. Here are a few tips on issues that we believe you should know about.


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Tooth Brushing Songs and Videos for Kids

Tooth Brushing Songs and Videos for Kids

Posted Oct 27th, 2017

At Lorne Park Dental's family dental practice in Mississauga, we know that getting kids to brush well can be a challenge.  The secret is to make it fun!  Here is a selection of tooth brushing songs and how-to videos that kids will love.  You'll find it hard not to sing along with some of these songs! Happy Brushing!

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Halloween Candy:  Tips from our Tooth Fairy

Halloween Candy: Tips from our Tooth Fairy

Posted Oct 2nd, 2017

Soon it will be Halloween. Time to go candy shopping for witches, ghosts and goblins. Our Lorne Park Dental Tooth Fairy will help you sort through the choices and give you tips to help your trick-or-treaters manage the sugar.

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Tooth Whitening Options for a Brighter Smile

Tooth Whitening Options for a Brighter Smile

Posted Jun 22nd, 2017

A nice, bright smile is not only attractive, it projects warmth and confidence. Over time, teeth can go from white to not-so-bright for a number of reasons. Let's look at what affects tooth colour and ways of tooth whitening to give us the whiter smile that everyone loves.

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Dental Anxiety:  Management Strategies for a Healthy and Happy Smile

Dental Anxiety: Management Strategies for a Healthy and Happy Smile

Posted May 25th, 2017

Are you nervous about going to the dentist? Has it been a while and perhaps you're concerned about how it might feel or what we might find? At Lorne Park Dental Associates in Mississauga, we're proud of our caring reputation and our understanding ways. We are experienced in catering to cowards!

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What do your Gum Pocket Measurements really mean?

What do your Gum Pocket Measurements really mean?

Posted May 3rd, 2017

Having healthy gum and bone support is just as important as having healthy teeth. Measuring the gum pockets, otherwise known as having a periodontal screening, is a way to check and monitor the health of the structures that hold our teeth in place. Knowing what the numbers mean can help you keep that foundation healthy and strong!

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Xylitol:  A

Xylitol: A "tooth-friendly" sweetener

Posted Apr 3rd, 2017

Xylitol is known as the "tooth-friendly" sweetener but how could a sweetener be good for our teeth? Let's have a look at xylitol to see what it's all about.

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Toothbrush Choices and How to Use Them

Toothbrush Choices and How to Use Them

Posted Mar 3rd, 2017

Selecting a toothbrush is not always an easy task. The number of choices in the toothbrush aisle can seem endless. At Lorne Park Dental in Mississauga, we help you look closer to pick the one that's right for you.

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Tooth Sensitivity - It's Common and Preventable

Tooth Sensitivity - It's Common and Preventable

Posted Feb 3rd, 2017

Have you ever winced or experienced a brief twinge when having a hot drink, a taste of ice cream, or when your mouth is open and you breath in on a cold day? This type of tooth sensitivity is a fairly common dental condition. It is also preventable. Our Lorne Park Dental team, in Mississauga would like to teach you how.

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Dental Care for Cold and Flu Season

Dental Care for Cold and Flu Season

Posted Jan 6th, 2017

Cold and flu season is upon us. If you're feeling crummy, having a clean mouth can perk you up. Here are some dental care tips from your Lorne Park Dental team that will help you when you're not feeling well.

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Festive Season Tips for a Healthy Mouth

Festive Season Tips for a Healthy Mouth

Posted Dec 8th, 2016

Gathering with family and friends is such a special part of this magical time of year. As you enjoy time with your loved ones, here are some tips from our Lorne Park Dental team that will keep you smiling throughout the festive season.

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 Diabetes and Gum Disease:  What is the connection?

Diabetes and Gum Disease: What is the connection?

Posted Nov 10th, 2016

Did you know that there is a connection between diabetes and gum disease? Our Lorne Park Dental team in Mississauga understands the link between healthy mouths and healthy bodies and we consider the diabetes - gum disease connection when we examine our patient's mouths.

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Tooth Decay - The

Tooth Decay - The "Hole" Story

Posted Oct 6th, 2016

Our mouths are full of bacteria. Hundreds of different types live on our teeth, gums, tongue and other places in our mouths. Some bacteria are helpful. But some can be harmful such as those that play a role in the tooth decay process.

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The Low Down on E-Cigarettes

The Low Down on E-Cigarettes

Posted Sep 22nd, 2016

Since their release in 2007, the use of E-Cigarettes has spread like wildfire with ‘Vape Shops’ popping up across the country. Today, 2.5 million Canadians have either tried them or use the devices regularly. Have you wondered what E-Cigarettes are all about? Our Lorne Park Dental team wants you to be informed.

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 How to avoid Tooth Erosion so Teeth Can Stay Strong and be Sensitivity-free!

How to avoid Tooth Erosion so Teeth Can Stay Strong and be Sensitivity-free!

Posted May 29th, 2016

At Lorne Park Dental in Mississauga, we want to help our patients avoid tooth erosion so their teeth can stay strong and be sensitivity free.

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Teeth:  All about our 'Pearly Whites'

Teeth: All about our 'Pearly Whites'

Posted May 15th, 2016

Teeth are highly specialized things. They provide shape to our faces, help us form sounds when we speak and help us to bite into and chew our food. Most importantly, teeth give us our wonderful 'pearly white' smiles. Our Lorne Park Dental team in Mississauga wants you to know all about teeth.

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Childhood Dental Health:

Childhood Dental Health:

Posted May 12th, 2016

From prenatal to the early years of development, make sure your child is getting the dental care they need.

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Are You Bothered by Dry Mouth?

Are You Bothered by Dry Mouth?

Posted Apr 22nd, 2016

Having a dry mouth is a common condition which can have many negative and bothersome effects. Thankfully, relief is available and dry mouth can be managed in a number of ways. Our Lorne Park Dental team in Mississauga looks at the causes, effects and remedies for dry mouth.

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Want to quit Tobacco?   Lorne Park Dental can help

Want to quit Tobacco? Lorne Park Dental can help

Posted Mar 31st, 2016

Many of our Lorne Park Dental patients who smoke or chew tobacco tell us that they want to quit. We sincerely hope that the information below, and our support of our determined patients, will help them to achieve their goal!

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Preparing for your Child's First Dental Visit

Preparing for your Child's First Dental Visit

Posted Feb 27th, 2016

Children have a wonderful way of making people smile! We see lots of smiles when children visit us at Lorne Park Dental in Mississauga. 'Firsts' are important and your child's First Dental Visit is no exception.

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How to Keep Your Gums High and Avoid Dental Gum Recession

How to Keep Your Gums High and Avoid Dental Gum Recession

Posted Feb 21st, 2016

"Long in the Tooth" is a familiar expression but will it happen to all of us? Good news! The answer is No. With proper attention and oral care you can avoid gum recession and your gums can stay healthy and close to the same height throughout your life! Our team of Lorne Park Dental hygienists want to help you keep your gums high!

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February is Pet Dental Health Month

February is Pet Dental Health Month

Posted Feb 18th, 2016

During February's Pet Dental Health Month remember that for humans, healthy mouths are associated with healthy bodies. This is likely true for pets too. At Lorne Park Dental in Mississauga we treat humans, but we always love hearing about our patient's pets.

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Tongue Cleaning:  Why you should make it part of your daily oral care routine

Tongue Cleaning: Why you should make it part of your daily oral care routine

Posted Feb 10th, 2016

A tongue scraper is an oral hygiene device used to thoroughly clean the surface of your tongue. Our Lorne Park Dental hygienists highly recommend tongue cleaning and hope that you make it part of your daily oral care routine.

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Bruxism or better known as Teeth Grinding

Bruxism or better known as Teeth Grinding

Posted Nov 18th, 2015

Bruxism is defined as the involuntary or habitual grinding of teeth. This can take place while awake or asleep and is very common. Most people are unaware that they grind or perhaps clench.

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How to Avoid the Embarrassment of Bad Breath

How to Avoid the Embarrassment of Bad Breath

Posted Nov 13th, 2015

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can be embarrassing and can create anxiety. Many people may also be unaware that they have bad breath. Our Lorne Park Dental team approaches the subject of bad breath with sensitivity and in a respectful manner.

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Scary Tooth Truth about Halloween Candy

Scary Tooth Truth about Halloween Candy

Posted Oct 29th, 2015

Halloween candy is a nice treat, but hard on teeth. Some treats are harder on teeth than others. Here are some tips to help protect your children's teeth on Hallowe'en.

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Sports Mouthguards are Essential for Team Sports & Extreme Activities

Sports Mouthguards are Essential for Team Sports & Extreme Activities

Posted May 12th, 2015

If you like to play sports, you should consider a piece of equipment to protect a very important body part – your mouth.

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Solutions for Sensitive Teeth

Solutions for Sensitive Teeth

Posted Mar 6th, 2015

Tooth sensitivity is a common problem that plagues many Canadians. At Lorne Park Dental, we can help you ease the pain of your sensitive teeth.

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