It’s not recommended to wear Invisalign aligners while snorkeling or scuba diving, as they may become dislodged in the water.
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.
Some might not have permanent successors, leading to retained baby teeth. Genetics, space issues, and impaction can be reasons.
Yes, with precautions. Inform your dentist about the pregnancy, and routine dental care is generally safe during the second trimester.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to address small chips or irregular edges on teeth, creating a smoother and more uniform appearance.
A device worn over the teeth to protect them from grinding or clenching, often used during sleep.
Bacteria in the mouth feed on sugars, producing acids that weaken tooth enamel, leading to decay.
Not wearing your aligners as recommended can prolong your treatment and affect the results. Consistency is important for successful Invisalign treatment.