Invisalign aligners can often be worn with a removable mouthguard for sports, but consult with your orthodontist for personalized advice.
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.
They remove plaque and tartar, reduce the risk of gum disease and cavities, provide early detection of dental issues, and enhance the appearance of teeth.
A proxabrush with a silicone coating and textured surface can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
They can be prescribed for dental infections. However, overuse can lead to antibiotic resistance and might affect oral flora.
Porcelain veneers can effectively enhance the appearance of teeth affected by hypoplasia, making them look more aesthetically pleasing.
The presence of gum disease or severe periodontal issues can affect the success of dental implants. Your dentist will assess your oral health and may recommend treatment for these conditions before implant placement.
Hold it by the crown, rinse without scrubbing, try reinserting it, or keep it moist (in milk or saliva) and see a dentist immediately.