Water flossers can be used as part of your oral hygiene routine, but remove your aligners before using them to ensure thorough cleaning.
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 desensitizing toothpaste, avoid acidic foods, use a soft-bristled toothbrush, and consult a dentist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment.
Options include whitening toothpastes, over-the-counter gels, trays, strips, rinses, and professional treatments at a dentist’s office.
The cost of dental implant treatment varies depending on factors like the number of implants needed, any necessary additional procedures, and geographic location. It’s best to consult with a dentist or oral surgeon for a personalized estimate.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to improve the appearance of a tooth with an irregular shape, creating a more harmonious smile.
If you experience pain or discomfort after dental implant surgery, follow your dentist’s post-operative instructions, take prescribed medications as directed, and contact your dental provider if the pain persists or worsens.
Depending on the severity, treatments include dental bonding, veneers, crowns, root canal therapy, or extraction.