Yes, it’s linked to heart disease, diabetes, respiratory diseases, and pregnancy complications.
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.
Porcelain veneers can effectively address bulges or bumps on teeth, creating a more harmonious and attractive smile.
Maintain oral hygiene, eat a balanced diet, avoid frequent snacking on sugary foods/drinks, use fluoride toothpaste, and have regular dental check-ups.
Early intervention can guide jaw growth, correct harmful habits, lower the risk of trauma, and guide permanent teeth into a favorable position.
Sensitivity to temperature could be due to worn enamel, cavities, gum recession, or recent dental work.
Frequent exposure to sugar increases the risk of cavities as bacteria in the mouth convert sugars to acid, which can erode enamel.
A pocket of pus that forms due to a bacterial infection, often causing pain and swelling.