A fixed prosthetic device that replaces missing teeth by anchoring to adjacent natural teeth, often made of porcelain or ceramic.
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.
Eating spicy foods with Invisalign aligners is generally acceptable, but be sure to rinse your aligners thoroughly after eating.
Rinse mouth, floss to remove debris, take over-the-counter pain relievers, avoid temperature extremes, and see a dentist as soon as possible.
A cosmetic procedure where a tooth-colored composite material is applied, shaped, hardened, and polished to repair or improve appearance.
Yes, you can participate in sports and physical activities while wearing Invisalign aligners. It’s recommended to wear a mouthguard for added protection.
Invisalign aligners are made of medical-grade plastic, which is unlikely to cause allergies. If you have concerns, discuss them with your orthodontist.
Porcelain veneers can effectively create more even and balanced contact points between teeth, enhancing their overall appearance.