It contains abrasives, detergents, and fluoride that help remove plaque, freshen breath, and strengthen tooth enamel.
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 can be impacted, causing pain, or might cause crowding or misalignment of other teeth.
Begin brushing once the first tooth appears, avoid sugary drinks, and schedule the first dental visit by age 1 or after the first tooth emerges.
Excessive alcohol consumption can lead to dehydration, dry mouth, increased risk of gum disease, tooth decay, and oral cancer.
You can consume fruit smoothies with porcelain veneers, but be mindful of their sugar content and maintain good oral hygiene.
It’s best to remove Invisalign aligners before swimming in a pool, as pool chemicals may affect the aligners.
Minor gaps or spaces between aligners and teeth are normal and often close as treatment progresses. Consult with your orthodontist if you have concerns.