The cost of porcelain veneers varies depending on factors like location and the number of veneers needed. Dental insurance typically does not cover cosmetic procedures like veneers.
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.
Yes, dental implants allow you to eat and drink normally, as they provide stable and functional tooth replacements. However, it’s essential to avoid extremely hard or sticky foods that could potentially damage the implant or restoration.
Prevention is the most important part of managing tooth abrasion.
Choose a low abrasion toothpaste as some toothpastes play a significant role in causing tooth abrasion. The RDA value [Relative Dentin Abrasivity] ranges from 0-250. RDA values of 150-250 are considered the harmful.
Use a soft toothbrush and a correct brushing technique using moderate force.
A dentist specialized in the oral health of children from infancy through the teen years.
Maintain good oral hygiene, rinse with warm salt water, use over-the-counter mouthwashes, and consider anti-inflammatory medications. Consult a dentist for persistent inflammation.
Causes can vary, including minor injuries, stress, certain foods, or underlying conditions. If persistent, it’s crucial to see a dentist.
It’s the involuntary grinding or clenching of teeth, often during sleep, leading to wear and potential damage.