Certain strains can enter the bloodstream, possibly leading to arterial plaque and inflammation, increasing the risk of heart disease.
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.
Invisalign aligners can often be worn with a dental splint or nightguard, but consult with your orthodontist for personalized guidance.
Dental implants are artificial tooth roots made of titanium, used to replace missing teeth. A crown is then attached to the implant to replace the visible part of the tooth.
You can use a dental stimulator with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Porcelain veneers do not require special care but should be treated like natural teeth. Regular brushing, flossing, and dental check-ups are essential for their longevity.
You can consume carbonated beverages with porcelain veneers, but it’s advisable to do so in moderation to prevent enamel erosion.
To reduce tooth decay in the population by strengthening tooth enamel and making it more resistant to acid attacks from bacteria.