Porcelain veneers can address a variety of dental issues, including stained or discolored teeth, chipped or cracked teeth, gaps between teeth, misaligned teeth, and worn-down teeth.
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.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to address small chips or irregular edges on teeth, creating a smoother and more uniform appearance.
Dental implant surgery is usually performed under local anesthesia, and patients report minimal discomfort during the procedure. Some post-operative discomfort, such as swelling and mild pain, is common and can be managed with prescribed medications.
A gum stimulator with a soft rubber tip can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Gum stimulators with a silicone tip and soft rubber tip can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Fillings can break down over time, become loose, or further decay can form around them, necessitating replacement.
Porcelain veneers can effectively conceal shallow grooves or pits on teeth, creating a smoother and more aesthetically pleasing surface.