Brush with a soft-bristled toothbrush, avoid aggressive brushing, treat gum disease, avoid tobacco, and see a dentist for regular check-ups.
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.
They strengthen tooth enamel, reduce demineralization, and can help reverse early signs of decay.
Yes, you can participate in sports and physical activities while wearing Invisalign aligners. It’s recommended to wear a mouthguard for added protection.
Veneers improve the appearance of teeth that are discolored, worn, chipped, or misaligned.
Dental x-rays use very low radiation levels and are considered safe. They’re essential for diagnosing certain dental conditions not visible to the naked eye.
Invisalign aligners can often be worn with dental splints or nightguards for bruxism, but consult with your orthodontist for personalized guidance.
The success rate of dental implants is generally high, around 95% or more. Success depends on factors like the patient’s overall health, proper aftercare, and the skill of the dental implant provider.