It increases the risk of cavities, gum disease, mouth sores, and fungal infections, and can cause difficulty in speaking, swallowing, and wearing dentures.
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.
Hormonal changes can increase the risk of gum disease, pregnancy tumors, and tooth erosion due to morning sickness.
They feed on sugars and produce acids that weaken and demineralize tooth enamel, leading to decay and cavities.
You can often continue Invisalign treatment with a dental implant or implant-supported restoration, but consult with your orthodontist for personalized guidance.
A fixed prosthetic device that replaces missing teeth by anchoring to adjacent natural teeth, often made of porcelain or ceramic.
You can consume herbal kombucha with added probiotics, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, collagen, electrolytes, and herbal extracts with MCT oil with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of its acidity and maintain good oral hygiene.
Causes can vary, including minor injuries, stress, certain foods, or underlying conditions. If persistent, it’s crucial to see a dentist.