It’s a technique to help patients relax during dental procedures using sedative drugs, yet the patient remains awake.
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 balanced pH prevents the overgrowth of harmful bacteria, reduces the risk of cavities, and protects tooth enamel from erosion.
Invisalign aligners can often be worn with dental splints or nightguards for bruxism, but consult with your orthodontist for personalized guidance.
If your aligners have significant damage or are no longer fitting properly due to scratches, consult with your orthodontist for replacement.
Possible causes include medications, infections, dental issues, or certain medical conditions.
Dental implants are designed to be a permanent solution and should not become loose or fall out when properly cared for. Regular dental check-ups and maintenance are essential to ensure their longevity.
Rinse with warm salt water, avoid spicy or acidic foods, apply a topical oral gel, and consult a dentist for persistent pain.