Plaque is a soft, sticky film of bacteria. If not removed, it hardens into tartar, a hard deposit that requires professional cleaning to remove.
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.
Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the last set of molars that usually appear in late teens or early twenties. They may need removal if they cause problems.
You can use a tongue scraper while wearing Invisalign aligners, but be gentle to avoid dislodging the aligners.
To save a badly infected or damaged tooth by removing the pulp inside and sealing it.
Stay calm, contact your dentist immediately, and follow any provided instructions. For knocked-out teeth, try to reinsert it or keep it moist.
Porcelain veneers can effectively create more even and harmonious ridges or grooves on teeth, enhancing their overall aesthetics.
Hot beverages can distort Invisalign aligners, so it’s best to remove them before consuming hot drinks and wait until they cool down.