They remove plaque and tartar that regular brushing and flossing miss, and help prevent cavities and gum disease.
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.
A bridge replaces one or more missing teeth, spanning the space where the teeth are missing.
You can use a tongue scraper with porcelain veneers, but be gentle to avoid dislodging the veneers.
Not wearing your aligners as recommended can prolong your treatment and affect the results. Consistency is important for successful Invisalign treatment.
Depending on the severity, treatments can include dental bonding, veneers, crowns, root canals, or dental implants.
Invisalign aligners can often be worn with dental splints or nightguards for bruxism, but consult with your orthodontist for personalized guidance.
Mainly plaque buildup, but also factors like hormonal changes, medications, diseases, and certain habits (smoking).