Brush and floss regularly, eat a balanced diet, avoid sugary snacks, and have regular dental check-ups.
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.
Endodontic treatments, like root canals, treat the inside of the tooth when the pulp becomes inflamed or infected.
A cosmetic procedure where a tooth-colored composite material is applied, shaped, hardened, and polished to repair or improve appearance.
Place it in milk, a tooth preservation product, or hold it inside the mouth (avoiding swallowing) until reaching a dentist.
Aging, tobacco use, certain foods/drinks (coffee, tea, red wine), trauma, medications, and genetics can lead to discoloration.
They can be taken inside the mouth (intraoral) or outside (extraoral), using a small film or sensor and a controlled burst of X-ray radiation.
No, trying to repair dentures yourself can damage them further. Always consult with your dentist or prosthodontist.