Rinse your mouth, floss to remove debris, take over-the-counter pain relievers, and see a dentist as soon as possible.
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.
Bone grafting may be necessary when a patient’s jawbone lacks sufficient density or volume to support dental implants. It helps create a stable foundation for implant placement.
Interdental brushes with a silicone coating and textured surface can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
A dental stimulator with a silicone tip, soft rubber tip, textured tip, massaging tip, bristle tip, gum pick, tongue cleaner, and tongue scraper can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Maintain oral hygiene, drink water, avoid certain foods and tobacco, use mouthwash, and see a dentist to identify and treat any underlying issues.
Porcelain veneers can conceal old dental work, including metal fillings, giving your teeth a more uniform and aesthetically pleasing appearance.
Yes, you can participate in sports and physical activities while wearing Invisalign aligners. It’s recommended to wear a mouthguard for added protection.