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Dr. Allan Hawryluk

Dentistry
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
20 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

Wednesday: 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
171 Agrees
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Many things: A few of the many important things to know following wisdom teeth extraction are: 1. Smoking can inhibit the healing and lead to 'dry socket' 2.... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Depends: Not every patient needs antibiotics after a dental extraction. Antibiotics are prescribed on a cases by case basis depending on may factors. Consult y... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
See medical doctor: If you feel something is lodged in your throat you should see your medical doctor right away!
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
If: If you are a smoker, do not smoke for at least a week after extraction of your wisdom teeth.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
A nitrogenous base: They are aromatic compounds found in the genetic information in all living organisms on earth. They, along with pyrimidines, make up the 2 groups of n... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Alloderm: The white substance is the alloderm and it is quite common for some of it to become exposed during the healing process. It is possible that the excess... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Teaching and leaning: It is the process of teaching and learning knowledge and theories.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Depends: This has to be decided on a case by case basis. In my personal opinion, if there is a high probably of long term success for a root canal, i would sav... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Treat Malocclusion : Orthodontists treat jaw malocclusions caused by either tooth misalignment or disproportional skeletal relationships. They often use 'braces' or applia... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Several tools : Many tools are used by dentists/endodontists when doing root canals. The dental microscope is very important for the dentist to accurately clean out t... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Combined Approach: I believe the correct approach is often a combined one. If a tooth is deeply notched inward several mm then a very conservative bond before the graft ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
No: If a wisdom tooth has perfectly erupted into the dental arch, has no dental decay, and are cleaned well routinely they may not be an indication for re... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Many Options: You have a few options. If you are eligible, apply for government dental insurance and go to a dentist that accepts this. You can go to a dental schoo... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Variable: There is no set timeline for how long the sensitivity will last. The nerve is inflamed in the tooth and sometime it takes a few days, sometimes a few ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Ignore: With newer Invisalign techniques you can have your teeth straight without braces!
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Reduces decay: Dental sealants reduce the incidence of dental decay on the top (occlusal portion) of the molar teeth.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes: Yes, this a common sedative drug used in the dental office setting.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Exam is needed: A proper dental exam would be needed to determine this. The dentist would look at the teeth, gums, and radiographs to make this determination.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Should not damage: Sealants are a thin flowable resin often placed in the fissures of molar teeth to decrease the probability of decay. The sealants material does have a... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Bone augmenting : Bone grafting is when bone is added to preexisting bone to increase the quantity of bone in an area. The grafting material often comes in a particulat... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes....but inform: I assume you mean a re-bonding of a white dental filling. Yes this is considered safe. You should inform your dentist of your pregnancy this will allo... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Stem: Stem cells can be harvested from wisdom teeth. These cells can be stored for future possible use.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
See dentist: See your dentist and have him/her figure out the specifics of the situation. If the exposure is minor then sometimes a bonding can be put over top. If... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes!: I smiled when I read this. Yes for you can. I would get your cavity fixed and your experience getting your cavity fixed will give you a head start in ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Depends: Pain after extractions depends on many variables such as if bone had to be removed to get tooth out, type of bone surrounding tooth, and a patients ge... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes: Hospital dentistry is usually reserved for medically compromised patients or children who require dentistry asleep. In canada the prevalence of hospit... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Not really: Not really. Theoretically by law medical doctors are also licensed to perform these procedures but they do not as it is outside their regular scope of... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes: Fracture of the jaw is a very rare event in tooth extraction. It is has a higher incidence in patients with severe osteoporosis. Excessive force durin... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Dentist should check: Often times the healing tissue has a whitish appearance for a week to 10 days. I would recommend getting your extraction site checked by your dentist ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes....but...: Ideally it is better to use the white strips before the crown is put on and not after because crowns do not whiten with the use of bleach. However, if... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 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
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Consult Specialist: This is not my specialty area but I actually grew tonnes of my hair back after it was lost so I will give a non-expert answer here. Of course consult ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Let it heal: If it was just done now you have to let it heal. Typically I keep the tiny sutures in place for about a month. I would recommend trying not to disturb... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Yes: Yes, root canals can be done under general anesthetic but this is typically a procedure that is done awake. In my case I work with a board certified s... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Silver: They are a darker silver colour.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
In: In second trimester hair grows, and ears and eyes move into their correct position.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
No: A root canal does not cause the teeth to separate. Nor does it cause the gums around the teeth to recede. Root canal work is entirely inside the tooth... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Cadaver Tissue: It is an acellular dermal matrix made from Cadaver tissue
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Airway Maintenance : It is the insertion of a tube into the trachea to maintain a secure airway. This is essential for safe general anaesthesia.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Fungus: Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrus... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Antibiotic : Clindamycin is a common antibiotic used to treat, among other things, dental infections. It is especially effective against anaerobic bacteria.
A member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Infected tissue: In biology this it is defined as tissue infected or festering with bacteria
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 years experience
Oral: Oral hygiene is of paramount importance when undergoing orthodontics.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 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.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 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.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 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
A male asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Hawryluk
Dentistry 20 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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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.
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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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