Over time, fillings can wear down, chip, crack, or fall out, or decay might form around them.
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.
Factors include genetics, premature loss of baby teeth, facial injuries, habits like thumb-sucking, and conditions like tumors or tooth size discrepancies.
Brush and floss regularly, eat a balanced diet, avoid sugary snacks, and have regular dental check-ups.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to address minor ridges or bulges on teeth, creating a more uniform and attractive appearance.
Dental tape with a silicone coating and textured surface can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
A dentist specialized in the oral health of children from infancy through the teen years.
Brush and floss daily, avoid chewing hard items, use a low-abrasive toothpaste, and see a dentist for regular check-ups.