Use fluoride toothpaste, reduce acidic foods/drinks, chew sugar-free gum with xylitol, consume dairy or calcium-rich foods, and avoid excessive brushing.
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.
While dental implant surgery is generally safe, there are risks involved, including infection, damage to surrounding structures, and implant failure. Your dental provider will discuss these risks with you and take precautions to minimize them.
Aligner chewies can help seat your aligners comfortably, but if you experience persistent discomfort, consult with your orthodontist.
Porcelain veneers can effectively improve the appearance of teeth affected by fluorosis, making them look brighter and more attractive.
Yes, dental implants can replace missing front teeth, providing a natural and aesthetically pleasing appearance. Their appearance and function are highly customizable.
Sugary or acidic foods/beverages can lead to cavities or enamel erosion. A balanced diet provides necessary nutrients for gum health and tooth repair.
Yes, you can participate in sports and physical activities while wearing Invisalign aligners. It’s recommended to wear a mouthguard for added protection.