Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to enhance the size and shape of a tooth, creating a more balanced and harmonious smile.
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.
Maintain good oral hygiene, drink water, avoid tobacco and certain foods, chew sugar-free gum, and consider mouthwash or professional dental cleanings.
Use a soft baby toothbrush and water or fluoride-free toothpaste. Begin flossing when two teeth touch each other.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to address a tooth with a minor wear facet, restoring its natural appearance.
It’s a disorder where breathing stops and starts during sleep. Oral devices or surgeries might be recommended for some forms of sleep apnea.
The success rate of dental implants is generally high, around 95% or more. Success depends on factors like the patient’s overall health, proper aftercare, and the skill of the dental implant provider.
Retainers are devices used post-braces to keep teeth in their new positions.