Use a nightguard, manage stress, practice relaxation techniques, avoid caffeine and alcohol, and see a dentist for treatment options.
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.
Invisalign aligners can often be worn with a dental splint or retainer, but consult with your orthodontist for personalized guidance.
Dental tape can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
While there are no strict dietary restrictions with dental implants, it’s wise to avoid very hard or sticky foods that could put excessive pressure on the implants or damage the restoration.
Over time, fillings can wear down, chip, crack, or fall out, or decay might form around them.
Brush at a 45-degree angle to the gums using short, tooth-wide strokes and using fluoride toothpaste. Also, don’t forget to brush your tongue!
They design and create dental prosthetics like crowns, bridges, dentures, and orthodontic appliances based on dentist’s specifications.