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.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to create a more even and functional biting surface on a tooth, enhancing its appearance.
Dentists use x-rays, probes, and clinical examinations to detect cavities. Regular check-ups are crucial for early detection.
You should avoid using mouthwash with your aligners in place, as some mouthwashes may contain ingredients that can damage or discolor them.
The placement of porcelain veneers is generally not painful. Local anesthesia may be used during the tooth preparation stage to ensure comfort.
A fixed prosthetic device that replaces missing teeth by anchoring to adjacent natural teeth, often made of porcelain or ceramic.
Practice good oral hygiene, consider dental procedures like scaling and root planing, surgical grafts, or using specifically designed toothbrushes or toothpaste.