They provide stable tooth replacement, prevent bone loss, maintain facial structure, don’t affect adjacent teeth, and restore natural function and appearance.
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.
To detect and treat dental issues early, prevent oral diseases, maintain oral health, and provide education on oral care.
Mouthwash with hydrogen peroxide is generally not recommended with aligners in place, as it may affect the aligners and the whitening process.
Causes include biting on hard objects, trauma, cavities that weaken the tooth, large old fillings, or habits like grinding.
Porcelain veneers can be used to make teeth appear longer, which can improve the appearance of a gummy smile. However, more extensive gum treatments may be needed in some cases.
Porcelain veneers can effectively create more even and balanced contact points between teeth, enhancing their overall aesthetics.
You can use soft picks or interdental brushes to clean between your teeth, but remove the aligners for thorough cleaning.