They’re a temporary set, making way for the permanent teeth. As permanent teeth grow, roots of baby teeth dissolve until they loosen and fall out.
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.
Causes include cavities, gum infections, grinding teeth, abscesses, and damaged fillings or dental work.
They replace missing teeth by using adjacent teeth as anchors with a false tooth (or teeth) in between. They restore function and appearance.
Porcelain veneers provide a more significant and long-lasting improvement in tooth color compared to teeth whitening procedures.
Pain, swelling, redness in gums, bad taste, fever, and swollen lymph nodes. Immediate dental care is essential.
Rinse after use, store upright, allow it to air-dry, replace every 3-4 months, and avoid sharing with others.