Not wearing your aligners as recommended can prolong your treatment and affect the results. Consistency is important for successful Invisalign treatment.
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.
Maintain a balanced diet, limit sugary snacks, ensure proper oral hygiene, and regular dental check-ups.
To correct misaligned teeth or jaws, which can improve oral health, functionality, and the aesthetic appearance of their smile.
Through visual inspection, palpation, using specialized lights, or dyes, and if suspicious, a biopsy is taken for definitive diagnosis.
They keep space open for a permanent tooth to emerge in cases where baby teeth are lost prematurely.
Hormonal changes can increase the risk of gum disease, which can affect the health of the developing baby.
Smoking can reduce blood flow to the gums, increasing the risk of gum disease, and slowing healing.