Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria that forms on teeth. If not removed regularly, it can lead to cavities and gum disease.
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.
They serve as placeholders for permanent teeth. As permanent teeth grow beneath them, roots of baby teeth dissolve, leading to them loosening and falling out.
A bridge replaces one or more missing teeth, spanning the space where the teeth are missing.
Causes can include worn enamel, exposed roots, cavities, gum disease, fractured teeth, worn fillings, or procedures like whitening.
Porcelain veneers can effectively mask the discoloration and staining that can occur with aging, providing a more youthful-looking smile.
It involves early intervention to guide the growth of the jaw and correct bite problems.
To cover and protect a damaged tooth, restore its appearance, hold a bridge in place, or cover an implant.