Direct fillings (like amalgam or composite) are placed immediately in a cavity. Indirect fillings (like inlays or onlays) are fabricated outside of the mouth and then placed.
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.
It’s a device that uses a stream of pulsating water to remove food particles and plaque between teeth and below the gumline.
Cleaning the tongue can remove bacteria and debris, reduce bad breath, and enhance the sense of taste.
Invisalign aligners can often be worn with dental splints or nightguards for bruxism, but consult with your orthodontist for personalized guidance.
Rinse with salt water, avoid spicy/acidic foods, apply a topical oral gel, and consult a dentist if persistent.
A device used to widen the upper jaw so the upper and lower teeth will fit together better.
Gum stimulators with a silicone tip, soft rubber tip, textured tip, massaging tip, and bristle tip can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.