It’s a procedure to remove a frenum, a fold of tissue that prevents an organ in the body from moving too far.
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.
By removing the decayed portion and filling the area with a suitable filling material.
Aligner chewies can be used to help seat aligners correctly and ensure a snug fit. Your orthodontist may provide them as part of your treatment.
Some individuals may experience temporary dry mouth while wearing Invisalign aligners, but it’s not a common side effect.
Maintain oral hygiene, use fluoride toothpaste, limit sugary and acidic foods, drink water, and see a dentist regularly.
Hot beverages can distort Invisalign aligners, so it’s best to remove them before consuming hot drinks and wait until they cool down.
Excessive alcohol consumption can lead to dehydration, dry mouth, increased risk of gum disease, tooth decay, and oral cancer.