Yes, you can participate in sports and physical activities while wearing Invisalign aligners. It’s recommended to wear a mouthguard for added protection.
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, eat a balanced diet, avoid sugary snacks, and have regular dental check-ups.
They serve as placeholders for permanent teeth. As permanent teeth grow beneath them, roots of baby teeth dissolve, leading to them loosening and falling out.
Plastic coatings usually placed on the chewing surface of back teeth to prevent cavities.
A device used to widen the upper jaw so the upper and lower teeth will fit together better.
Poor oral health can lead to or exacerbate cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and other conditions due to the spread of infections.
Dental implant failure can result from factors such as poor oral hygiene, smoking, uncontrolled systemic diseases, and inadequate bone density. Following post-operative care instructions is crucial to minimize these risks.