Red or white patches, sores that don’t heal, lumps, pain, difficulty swallowing, or changes in voice or weight.
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.
Toothpaste enhances cleaning, provides fluoride to protect against decay, and can deliver other benefits like whitening or reducing sensitivity.
An electric toothbrush can be used with Invisalign aligners, but use it gently to avoid damaging the aligners.
Teeth-whitening toothpaste can be used with porcelain veneers, but it may not significantly impact the color of the veneers.
This can be due to metal underneath a porcelain crown, or staining at the margin of the crown.
When the pulp inside a tooth becomes infected or damaged, it can cause pain and swelling. A root canal removes this pulp to preserve the tooth.
Yes, dental implants allow you to eat and drink normally, as they provide stable and functional tooth replacements. However, it’s essential to avoid extremely hard or sticky foods that could potentially damage the implant or restoration.