They study the causes, processes, and effects of oral diseases, providing diagnoses and suggesting treatments.
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.
It can cause tooth staining, gum disease, tooth loss, and increases the risk of oral cancer.
You can use a dental water jet with a silicone tip and soft rubber tip with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Porcelain veneers can effectively address pitting or small indentations on teeth, creating a smoother and more attractive surface.
They can be prescribed for dental infections. However, overuse can lead to antibiotic resistance and might affect oral flora.
They metabolize sugars, producing acid, which erodes enamel, leading to cavities.
It’s recommended to wait at least 30 minutes after eating, especially if you consumed acidic foods or drinks, to prevent brushing away enamel.