Interdental brushes with a silicone coating, textured surface, flexible neck, tapered bristles, fluoride coating, and angled neck 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.
Similar to an inlay, but it extends to cover one or more cusps of a tooth, providing a middle ground between inlays and crowns.
Porcelain veneers can mask the appearance of discolored or stained dental restorations, creating a more uniform and aesthetically pleasing smile.
Causes include biting on hard objects, trauma, cavities that weaken the tooth, large old fillings, or habits like grinding.
Are you aware of the impact diabetes can have on your oral health? The numbers might surprise you. With over 34 million Americans living with diabetes, it’s important to understand how this disease can affect your teeth and gums. Let’s dive into the connection between diabetes and oral health. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a chronic medical condition that affects the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar levels. This happens when the body does not produce enough insulin or cannot effectively use the insulin it produces. Insulin…
Are you experiencing persistent pain in your back teeth? Have you noticed swelling or difficulty opening your mouth fully? These could be signs that you may need to have your wisdom teeth removed. Don’t ignore these symptoms, as wisdom tooth extraction is a common and important procedure to maintain your oral health. What Are Wisdom Teeth? Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the last set of teeth to emerge in the back corners of the mouth. They typically appear between the ages of 17 and…
Common causes include gingivitis, brushing too hard, pregnancy, certain medications, or systemic diseases like leukemia or bleeding disorders.