By removing the decayed portion and filling the area with a suitable filling material.
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.
Not everyone is a candidate for dental implants. Factors like overall health, jawbone density, and oral hygiene play a role in determining eligibility. Your dentist or oral surgeon will evaluate your specific situation to determine if dental implants are a suitable option for you.
Factors include poor oral hygiene, certain foods, tobacco use, dry mouth, infections, systemic diseases, and some medications.
It can reduce plaque, fight bacteria, freshen breath, and, if it contains fluoride, protect against tooth decay.
The process typically involves a consultation, tooth preparation, taking impressions, fabricating veneers in a dental lab, and bonding them to the teeth. It usually takes two or more dental visits.
They restore a tooth damaged by decay back to its normal function and shape by filling the cavity after removing the decayed portion.
Invisalign aligners can often be worn with temporary dental crowns or fillings, but consult with your orthodontist for personalized advice.