Dental implants can contribute to improved facial symmetry and fullness by preventing bone loss in the jaw, which can lead to a sunken appearance after tooth loss.
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.
Brush and floss regularly, rinse with mouthwash, avoid excessive sugars, consume a balanced diet, and have regular dental check-ups.
Invisalign aligners can be worn with dental fillings or work, but it’s essential to discuss your specific case with your orthodontist.
You can use a tongue scraper with porcelain veneers, but be gentle to avoid dislodging the veneers.
Diabetes can reduce the body’s resistance to infection, increasing the risk of gum disease. Good blood sugar control and oral hygiene can mitigate these effects.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to create a more even and functional biting surface on a tooth, enhancing its appearance.
You can use a water flosser with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.