Porcelain veneers can effectively correct minor contour irregularities, creating a smoother and more balanced appearance.
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.
Bacteria in the mouth feed on sugars and produce acids. These acids erode tooth enamel, leading to the formation of cavities.
Certain strains can enter the bloodstream, possibly leading to arterial plaque and inflammation, increasing the risk of heart disease.
They’re a temporary set, making way for the permanent teeth. As permanent teeth grow, roots of baby teeth dissolve until they loosen and fall out.
Exposed dentin due to worn enamel, gum recession, cavities, cracked teeth, or post dental treatments.
A temporary restoration is often placed on the dental implant during the healing period to maintain aesthetics and function. It is replaced with a permanent restoration once the implant has fully integrated with the bone.
Avoid staining foods/drinks, use whitening toothpaste or treatments, brush and floss regularly, and have professional dental cleanings.