There is no strict age limit for dental implants, as suitability depends on overall health and bone density. Older adults can often benefit from dental implants, provided they meet the necessary criteria.
Dr. Susan R. Pan, DDS, is a highly qualified dentist with a long-standing engagement in the field since 1986. She was a recipient of the Dr. Gerald Z Wright Award for graduating first in her class at Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Western Ontario. Additionally, she worked as a clinical instructor for new dentists at the University of Western Ontario’s School of Dentistry and graduated from the Dental School of Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences. Dr. Pan has received recognition for her exceptional work, as she was consecutively awarded the Diamond Winner for the Readers’ Choice of their Favorite Dentist by the Hamilton Spectator in 2014 and 2015, and was nominated for the same title multiple times in 2007, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017.
Use a soft baby toothbrush and water or fluoride-free toothpaste. Begin flossing when two teeth touch each other.
It’s a disorder where breathing stops and starts during sleep. Oral devices or surgeries might be recommended for some forms of sleep apnea.
You can consume herbal tea with added antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, probiotics, collagen, electrolytes, herbal extracts, and MCT oil with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any staining potential and maintain good oral hygiene.
Practice good oral hygiene, avoid aggressive brushing, quit smoking, and consult a periodontist for treatment options.
A soft toothpick can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Possible causes include cavities, gum recession, tooth grinding, worn fillings, fractured teeth, or exposed roots.