They help detect issues that can’t be seen with the naked eye, like cavities between teeth, abscesses, tumors, or impacted 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.
Causes include gum disease, aggressive tooth brushing, genetics, hormonal changes, tobacco use, bruxism, misaligned teeth, and oral piercings.
Causes can include worn enamel, exposed roots, cavities, gum disease, fractured teeth, worn fillings, or procedures like whitening.
Depending on the severity, treatments include dental bonding, veneers, crowns, root canal therapy, or extraction.
You can consume flavored almond milk with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any added sugars and maintain good oral hygiene.
A silicone-tipped toothpick can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Use desensitizing toothpaste, avoid acidic foods, practice good oral hygiene, wear a mouthguard if grinding, and consult a dentist for specific treatments.