Dr. Allan Hawryluk

Dentistry
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
21 years experience male

Locations

St. Lawrence Center for Awake or Asleep Dentistry

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Address

80 Port Street East Suite H, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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About

Bio

I am a Mississauga Dentist who offers Comprehensive Dentistry Including General Anaesthetic Services (sedation dentistry) and Microscope Based Dentistry. We routinely treat both children and adults.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Dentistry

Anesthesiology

Cosmetic Dentistry

Endodontics

Periodontics

Doctor Q&A

126 Answers
172 Agrees
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Not normal: No this is not normal. You may have a hypersensitivity to the mouthwash and should discontinue use until you have had an assessment with either you ph... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Easier: I use both pill and nitrous gas forms of sedation. I prefer tablets because i find the nitrous just ads more apparatus to the treatment room and some ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Constrictor: Is a chemical that has the capability of shrinking or constricting body tissues.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Cause anesthesia: Anesthetics's are a class of drugs which cause a reversible loss of sensation. The 2 main classes are general and local. General anesthetics cause un... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes: Yes, sealants will stick to white fillings but there really should not be any need for a sealant on top of a filling.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Acellular matrix: Alloderm is an acellular dermal matrix. It is often used in dentistry to help cover roots of teeth that have been exposed by gum recession.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Early Cancer: This is an old latin phase meaning 'in position'. In dentistry, this refers to an oral cancer which has not spread beyond it's point of origin.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Vessel narrowing: Is the constriction or narrowing of the blood vessels resulting from contraction of the 'smooth' muscles.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Many: Many contain hyaluronic acid which also naturally occurs in the human body.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Possible: Issues with the TMJ can certainly cause or exacerbate symptoms of the ear like tinnitus, earaches, and hearing diminishment. There are many other cau... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes: I personally use the 3d products and have gotten nice results. Best results are obtained if you use the 3d professional effects strips in combination ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Do predetermination: The best way to find out if something is covered or not is to have your dentist do a insurance predetermination.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
About 2 weeks: It takes about 2 weeks to notice the benefit of most sensitivity toothpastes. If your sensitivity is undiminished after this time frame you should con... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Varies: There are many different types of dental xrays. A single periapical xray showing 3-4 teeth usually is around $25 whereas the panorex xray showing all ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
See your dentist: It is unusual for an extraction socket to be bleeding that long after the surgery. I would see your dentist so he/she can figure out what the issue is... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Both good : Both triazolam and valium are effective oral sedatives for minimal to moderate sedation. If you have extreme dental fear you may want to talk to your ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Will: Will braces enhance my smile and if so are invisalign braces an option.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Dental Specialist : Is a type of dental specialist who has limited their practice of dentistry to diagnosis and treatment of pain and infection originating from inside th... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Several Indicators: Many symptoms can indicate a tooth needs a root canal. Among these are swelling around a tooth, radiographic indication of abscess tissue, tenderness ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Magnifier : Is a device which uses a lens or combination of lenses to magnify objects which are too small to be properly examined by the naked eye. In dentistry m... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Cell / tissue death: Necrosis is the the death of cells and tissue. In dentistry, root canals are often needed when the pulp tissue inside a tooth has gone necrotic.
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A male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
General Information about Anesthesia: <p><a href="http://www.Stlawrencedentistry.Com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/anesthesia.Jpg" rel="nofollow"></a></p> <p>anesthesia is used in the medical... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Cavity Protection: A popular prescription toothpaste is colgate prevident 5000. Adults with a high incidence of tooth decay may benefit from this product. Studies have s... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes but...: Dry Socket symptoms usually appear 2-4 days after the extraction not the day of. Smokers are usually the ones who get dry socket the most
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A male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Dental First Aid Kit: <p><a href="http://www.Stlawrencedentistry.Com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/toothache.Jpg" rel="nofollow"></a></p> <p>emergencies happen at any time and... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Consult Dentist: Some pain and swelling is normal for a few days following a dental extraction. I would consult your dentist or oral surgeon to evaluate your specific ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Talk to your dentist: Explain your fear of dental work to your dentist. This will allow him/her to plan your dental work in a way that is least traumatic to you. This may i... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Need more info: That depends on your individual situation. Not enough information was given in your question to answer this. Please elaborate
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Possible sinus issue: This may or may not be related to your tooth extraction. The upper wisdom teeth are in close proximity to the maxillary sinus so it is possible some b... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Oral barrier: They are small thin pieces of latex (or other materials) that fit around tooth/teeth while the dentist is working. It enhances visibility when working... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Usually: Providing no debris is getting impacted in the socket it usually takes between 2 and 5 weeks for total healing. Many times I bring the patient back a ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Possibly: Red and inflamed gums is an indication of gingivitis. This can lead to bone destruction if left untreated. I would contact your dentist or periodontis... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Please rephrase: What is the question? If your tongue is sore for a more than a few days or it is inflamed I would contact your dentist or doctor for an assessment
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Maybe: A vertical root fracture of a tooth often decreases the probability of saving a tooth. However, these have to be evaluated on a case by case basis so ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Dental: Dental Abscesses should be treated ASAP! They are masses of bacteria and by-products
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Let heal first: I would wait until all the swelling has dissipated from the wisdom teeth removals and have a post op check done before proceeding with this other work
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Consult you dentist: The tissue inside the socket is probably granulation tissue. If the dentist gave you an antibiotic this probably means the area was infected at the ti... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Rare: This is not generally true. However long term complications can occur if the orthodontic work has caused shortening of the roots or the teeth are push... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Nothing cutting edge: Current dental sealant methods are certainly technique sensitive but there is nothing really 'cutting edge' about them as the technique has remain rel... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Highly unlikely: Although it I would not recommend sharing used utensils with someone who has a transmittable disease, it is highly unlikely that HIV would be transmit... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Intravenous Sedation: Iv sedation stands for intravenous sedation. It is when a drug or group of drugs is administered directly into the bloodstream through an intravenous ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes it is: Brushing, flossing, mouth wash will lower your probability of getting dental decay compared to if you were not doing these things. You may still get c... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Genetic code: Dna are the coding molecules found in all living things on earth which contain the instructions on how to build living things. Its is comprised the nu... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes: An endodontist and/or dentist can diagnose whether or not a root canal is indicated for a tooth. There are several methods of diagnosis available.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Many....but....: I personally consult with a board certified anesthesiologist before sedating any patients with a family history of malignant hyperthermia. Many drugs ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Yes: The 'hoses' are cleaned by sterilizing solutions which are run through the lines. The suction tips are all disposable.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Adv. standing cert. : For most states you must do an 'advanced standing' program which is essentially the third and fourth year of dental school. After this you are eligib... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Depends: If the endodontist explained before the procedure started that the procedure did not have a 100% success rate and you elected to go ahead with the pro... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Clean and fill : A root canal is the basically the cleaning out of the contents of the root and pulp space of the tooth and filling it with rubber. The sequence of tre... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 21 years experience
Inflammation: There are a few reasons why this could be. The most common reason is in some cases teeth that have had root canal therapy are sensitive because the li... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Nov 30, 2012
Dr. Hawryluk is a great addition to Avvo. His answers reflect just how much he cares for his profession, how much he knows about dentistry and how much he cares for his patients. It is an honor to b...Read More
Jan 8, 2013
Dr. Hawryluk is a very knowledgeable dentist who consistently gives excellent advice in a very easy to understand and articulate manner. It's apparent that he cares both about the quality of his dent...Read More
Mar 22, 2015
Great doctor. Consistently gives thoughtful, insightful and expert advice.
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you! I have contacted the dentist and I think the Graf has fallen off so I have a follow up appointment next Monday.
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you very much !!!!! I appreciate your time an answer !!!!!!
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Most specific. Unusual that I never knew about any rx'd paste. Bye.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO HOSPITAL ANSCHUTZ INPATIENT

Residency

DENVER HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2003

Awards

Removable Prosthetics, Nova Southeastern University

Affiliations

Ontario Dental Association
Saint Lawrence Center for Awake or Asleep Dentistry
Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario
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