It’s used to adhere crowns, bridges, inlays, onlays, and other dental restorations to teeth.
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.
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.
Gum recession can result from periodontal disease, aggressive brushing, hormonal changes, tobacco use, and other factors.
A branch of dentistry that specializes in diagnosing, preventing, and treating dental and facial irregularities, such as malocclusions.
Stay calm, contact your dentist immediately, and follow any provided instructions. For knocked-out teeth, try to reinsert it or keep it moist.
Regular dental check-ups, brushing, flossing, tongue cleaning, drinking water, and avoiding certain foods can help. It might also indicate other health issues.
Porcelain veneers can effectively smooth out the texture of a tooth, making it appear more polished and refined.