Dental implant surgery is usually performed under local anesthesia, and patients report minimal discomfort during the procedure. Some post-operative discomfort, such as swelling and mild pain, is common and can be managed with prescribed medications.
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.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to enhance the curvature and shape of a tooth, improving its overall aesthetics.
Gingivitis is gum inflammation, often a precursor to periodontitis, a severe form that can damage the jawbone and tissues.
Interdental brushes with a silicone coating, textured surface, flexible neck, tapered bristles, fluoride coating, angled neck, extended handle, and bristle protector can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Dental tape with a silicone coating can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
A proxabrush with a silicone tip can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Red or white patches, sores that don’t heal, lumps, pain, difficulty swallowing, or changes in voice or weight.