Porcelain veneers can effectively correct uneven wear facets on teeth, restoring their natural 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.
Both can be effective if used correctly. Electric brushes might be easier for those with limited mobility and might encourage longer brushing.
An electric toothbrush can be used with attachments in place, but use it gently to avoid damaging the aligners or attachments.
Extended pacifier use can affect tooth alignment or jaw growth. It’s recommended to wean children off pacifiers by age two or three.
Using a mouth guard, reducing stress, avoiding alcohol and caffeine, and addressing misaligned teeth can help.
Invisalign aligners can often be worn with a permanent retainer, but it’s essential to discuss your specific case with your orthodontist.
Saliva production decreases during sleep, allowing bacteria to multiply, producing sulfur compounds and causing bad breath.