It’s the process of baby teeth (primary teeth) emerging through the gums. It can cause discomfort and fussiness.
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.
Drink more water, use saliva substitutes, avoid alcohol and caffeine, chew sugar-free gum, and maintain good oral hygiene.
Symptoms include red, swollen, or bleeding gums, persistent bad breath, receding gums, loose teeth, or pain while chewing.
While there are no strict dietary restrictions with dental implants, it’s wise to avoid very hard or sticky foods that could put excessive pressure on the implants or damage the restoration.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to enhance the size and shape of a tooth, creating a more balanced and harmonious smile.
While porcelain veneers are durable, it’s advisable to avoid biting into very hard or crunchy foods to prevent potential damage.
It’s the ideal timeframe (within an hour) after a tooth is knocked out to re-implant it successfully.