Full dentures replace all teeth, while partial dentures replace some missing teeth when some natural teeth remain.
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.
Hormonal changes can increase the risk of gum disease, pregnancy tumors, and tooth erosion due to morning sickness.
Brush and floss regularly, rinse with mouthwash, avoid excessive sugars, consume a balanced diet, and have regular dental check-ups.
Maintain a balanced diet, limit sugary snacks, ensure proper oral hygiene, and regular dental check-ups.
Maintain good oral hygiene, have regular dental check-ups, avoid tobacco, maintain a balanced diet, and consider using an antimicrobial mouthwash.
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.
Maintain oral hygiene, limit sugary snacks and drinks, use fluoride toothpaste, ensure a balanced diet, and have regular dental check-ups.