Invisalign aligners can often be worn with a permanent retainer, but it’s essential to discuss your specific case with your orthodontist.
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.
Porcelain veneers can effectively create more even and aesthetically pleasing incisal edges on teeth, enhancing their overall look.
Frequent exposure to sugar increases the risk of cavities as bacteria in the mouth convert sugars to acid, which can erode enamel.
A cancer that forms in the tissues of the oral cavity or the oropharynx, often detected during a routine dental check-up.
Depending on the cause, treatments can include desensitizing toothpaste, fluoride gels, dental procedures like bonding or crowns, or treating the underlying issue.
You can continue to wear your aligners if you have a cold or allergies, but be mindful of hygiene and clean them regularly to prevent germs from accumulating.
Cleaning the tongue can remove bacteria and debris, reduce bad breath, and enhance the sense of taste.