Diabetes can increase the risk of gum disease, fungal infections, dry mouth, and slow healing after dental procedures.
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.
It affects overall health, function, and aesthetics. Poor oral health can lead to pain, tooth loss, infections, and other systemic health issues.
A tooth that hasn’t erupted because it’s blocked by other teeth, bone, or soft tissue.
Though calorie-free, the acid in diet soda can erode tooth enamel, making teeth more susceptible to cavities.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to enhance the symmetry and appearance of a tooth with an asymmetrical shape.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to address a tooth with a minor wear facet, restoring its natural appearance.
Rinse mouth, floss to remove debris, take over-the-counter pain relievers, avoid temperature extremes, and see a dentist as soon as possible.