Maintain good oral hygiene, avoid tobacco, limit alcohol, have a balanced diet, see a dentist regularly, and address dental issues promptly.
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.
An ultrasonic toothbrush can be used with porcelain veneers, but use it gently to avoid damaging the veneers or causing them to become dislodged.
For most people, twice a year is recommended, but those at high risk for dental diseases might need more frequent visits.
A dentist specialized in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of gum disease and the placement of dental implants.
While not as effective as professional methods, consuming crunchy fruits and vegetables, using baking soda and hydrogen peroxide, and oil pulling might help.
It affects overall health, function, and aesthetics. Poor oral health can lead to pain, tooth loss, infections, and other systemic health issues.
Hot beverages can distort Invisalign aligners, so it’s best to remove them before consuming hot drinks and wait until they cool down.