They replace missing teeth and surrounding tissues, providing function and aesthetics. They can be full (complete) or partial, depending on the number of missing teeth.
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.
Professional treatments provide faster results than at-home kits. Sensitivity is common post-treatment. Not all discolorations can be bleached effectively.
The natural process where minerals are deposited back onto tooth enamel, often aided by fluoride.
If you experience discomfort or sharp edges, your orthodontist can make adjustments to the aligners to improve comfort.
It can cause tooth staining, gum disease, tooth loss, and increases the risk of oral cancer.
Every 3-4 months or sooner if the bristles are frayed.
You can use a dental water jet with a silicone tip with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.