They’re like traditional metal braces but use clear or tooth-colored brackets to be less noticeable.
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.
A procedure where the pulp of a tooth, usually in children, is removed from the crown portion, often preceding a pulpectomy or root canal.
They’re a temporary set, making way for the permanent teeth. As permanent teeth grow, roots of baby teeth dissolve until they loosen and fall out.
Sugar-free gum can actually be beneficial because it stimulates saliva production, which helps neutralize acids. However, gum with sugar can contribute to cavities.
You can consume flavored coconut water with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of its sugar content and maintain good oral hygiene.
Using dental floss, interdental brushes, or water flossers can effectively clean between teeth and under the gumline.
They include amalgam (silver), composite (tooth-colored), gold, and ceramic.