It supplies nutrients to the tooth, contains nerves that sense temperature and pain, and provides a defense against bacteria.
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.
You can use a water flosser for oral hygiene, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Dental floss picks can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Poor oral health can lead to or exacerbate heart disease, diabetes, respiratory infections, and other systemic conditions.
Some individuals may experience mild gum irritation initially, but it should improve as they become accustomed to wearing the aligners.
Eating cold foods with Invisalign aligners is generally acceptable, but be sure to rinse your aligners thoroughly after consuming them.
They provide preventive oral care, including teeth cleaning, scaling, and polishing, and educate patients about oral health.