Factors include aging, tobacco use, consuming staining foods/drinks, certain medications, trauma, excessive fluoride, or genetics.
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.
Ideally, a child’s first dental visit should be by their first birthday or within six months after their first tooth appears.
Playing musical instruments with Invisalign aligners is generally not a problem. You may need a short adjustment period to get used to them.
You can use a gum stimulator with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Aging can increase risks of gum disease, tooth loss, dry mouth, oral cancer, and wear of tooth surfaces.
A crown covers a damaged tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance.
It provides detailed views of the mouth, aiding in accurate diagnosis and treatment planning.