They replace missing teeth by using adjacent teeth as anchors with a false tooth (or teeth) in between. They restore function and appearance.
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.
To create a model of the patient’s mouth for treatments like crowns, bridges, dentures, orthodontic devices, or other dental restorations.
Factors include foods, drinks (like coffee or red wine), tobacco use, medications, trauma, age, and genetics.
A bridge replaces one or more missing teeth, spanning the space where the teeth are missing.
Causes can include worn enamel, exposed roots, cavities, gum disease, fractured teeth, worn fillings, or procedures like whitening.
Dental implants are designed to look and feel natural, with restorations that closely match the appearance of surrounding teeth. They are typically not noticeable to others.
Factors include poor oral hygiene, certain foods, tobacco use, dry mouth, infections, systemic diseases, and some medications.