Gum recession can result from periodontal disease, aggressive brushing, hormonal changes, tobacco use, and other factors.
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.
Brush and floss regularly, use a mouthwash designed for gum health, avoid tobacco, and have regular dental check-ups and cleanings.
Consuming acidic foods and beverages in moderation is generally acceptable with porcelain veneers. However, maintain good oral hygiene to prevent enamel erosion.
Invisalign Teen is designed for teenagers and younger patients. There is no specific age limit, but it’s typically recommended for individuals with permanent teeth.
Make it fun, use flavored toothpaste, get a fun toothbrush, set a routine, brush together, and reward good behavior.
It’s a device that uses a stream of pulsating water to remove food particles and plaque between teeth and below the gumline.
The main cause is the buildup of plaque, but other factors include smoking, hormonal changes, illnesses, medications, and poor oral hygiene.