Dental picks with a silicone tip, soft rubber tip, and textured tip can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
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, you can participate in sports and physical activities while wearing Invisalign aligners. It’s recommended to wear a mouthguard for added protection.
It can cause tooth staining, gum disease, tooth loss, and increases the risk of oral cancer.
Through visual examination, palpation, potentially followed by tests like biopsies, X-rays, or other imaging techniques.
Invisalign Teen is designed for teenagers and younger patients. There is no specific age limit, but it’s typically recommended for individuals with permanent teeth.
They can lead to chipped teeth, gum damage, infection, and interfere with speech, chewing, or swallowing.
They’re like traditional metal braces but use clear or tooth-colored brackets to be less noticeable.