Dentists address overall oral health, while orthodontists specialize in correcting teeth and jaw alignment.
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 aids in cleaning teeth, removing plaque, freshening breath, delivering fluoride, and preventing tooth decay and gum disease.
A tooth that can be moved in its socket due to bone loss, often resulting from severe gum disease.
Dental implants are artificial tooth roots made of titanium, used to replace missing teeth. A crown is then attached to the implant to replace the visible part of the tooth.
While not a substitute for brushing and flossing, mouthwash can provide additional protection against cavities and gum disease, depending on the ingredients.
Invisalign aligners can often be worn with a dental splint or retainer, but consult with your orthodontist for personalized guidance.
Though calorie-free, the acid in diet soda can erode tooth enamel, making teeth more susceptible to cavities.