Mouthwash with alcohol is generally not recommended with aligners in place, as it can affect the aligners and oral tissues.
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.
Not wearing your aligners as recommended can prolong your treatment and affect the results. Consistency is important for successful Invisalign treatment.
A bridge replaces one or more missing teeth, spanning the space where the teeth are missing.
You can consume flavored coconut milk with added electrolytes, potassium, fiber, collagen, and MCT oil with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any added sugars and maintain good oral hygiene.
They replace missing teeth and surrounding tissues, providing function and aesthetics. They can be full (complete) or partial, depending on the number of missing teeth.
They are orthodontic devices that create more space in a child’s mouth by gradually widening the upper jaw.
Porcelain veneers do not require special cleaning or maintenance appointments beyond regular dental check-ups and cleanings.