Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to mask minor discolorations on teeth, providing a more uniform and attractive 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.
Rinse with warm salt water, avoid spicy or acidic foods, apply a topical oral gel, and consult a dentist for persistent pain.
Several factors, including the way teeth erupted and jaw developed, the length of the upper lip, or the muscle movement when smiling.
Using a night guard, managing stress, and modifying lifestyle habits can help reduce or prevent teeth grinding.
Orthodontic wax can be applied to sharp attachments for added comfort. Consult with your orthodontist for guidance.
The dental implant process can take several months, as it involves multiple stages. Initial implant placement typically takes about 1-2 hours, but the entire process, including healing and crown placement, can take 3-6 months or more.
Protective plastic coatings applied to the chewing surfaces of back teeth, preventing food and bacteria from getting trapped and causing cavities.