Possible reasons include genetics, aging, tobacco use, consumption of staining foods and drinks, or poor oral hygiene.
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.
You can use a water flosser for oral hygiene, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Teeth-whitening toothpaste can be used with porcelain veneers, but it may not significantly impact the color of the veneers.
There is no strict age limit for Invisalign treatment. Adults of all ages and teenagers with the appropriate dental conditions can benefit from it.
Veneers improve the appearance of teeth that are discolored, worn, chipped, or misaligned.
It involves early intervention to guide the growth of the jaw and correct bite problems.
Through visual inspection, palpation, using specialized lights, or dyes, and if suspicious, a biopsy is taken for definitive diagnosis.