Through visual examination, palpation, potentially followed by tests like biopsies, X-rays, or other imaging techniques.
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.
There is no strict age limit for Invisalign treatment. Adults of all ages and teenagers with the appropriate dental conditions can benefit from it.
Limit acidic foods and drinks, use a straw, rinse with water after consuming acids, and wait to brush. Use toothpaste with fluoride and see a dentist regularly.
Evolutionarily, they might have helped our ancestors grind plant tissue. Now, with modern diets, they often don’t fit well in the mouth.
Brush and floss regularly, rinse with an antimicrobial mouthwash, avoid tobacco, and consider professional cleanings.
Tobacco can cause bad breath, stained teeth, gum disease, tooth loss, and oral cancer.
Gum stimulators with a silicone tip can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.