A device used to widen the upper jaw so the upper and lower teeth will fit together better.
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.
A mouthguard for teeth grinding can often be used with Invisalign aligners, but discuss your specific case with your orthodontist.
Dental adhesive is not recommended for securing loose attachments. Contact your orthodontist for professional adjustments.
An advanced stage of gum disease affecting the bone and tissues supporting teeth. It can lead to tooth loss if not treated.
They provide stable tooth replacement, prevent bone loss, maintain facial structure, don’t affect adjacent teeth, and restore natural function and appearance.
Dental work focusing on improving the appearance of the mouth, teeth, and smile. It includes procedures like whitening, veneers, bonding, and crowns.
Not everyone needs them removed. However, if they cause pain, are impacted, or lead to misalignment, extraction might be recommended.