You should use a new section of floss for every tooth to avoid reinserting food and bacteria into the teeth.
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 focus on preventive oral care, clean teeth, examine for oral diseases, and educate on oral hygiene.
Limit staining foods/drinks, rinse after consumption, use a straw, avoid tobacco, brush and floss regularly, and have professional cleanings.
Common reasons include gingivitis, poor oral hygiene, brushing too hard, pregnancy, or certain medications.
Dental implant failure can result from factors such as poor oral hygiene, smoking, uncontrolled systemic diseases, and inadequate bone density. Following post-operative care instructions is crucial to minimize these risks.
It can lead to staining, bad breath, gum disease, suppressed immune responses, and increases the risk of oral cancer.
You can use mouthwash with attachments in place, but it’s essential to rinse thoroughly to maintain good oral hygiene.