Reasons include severe decay, impaction, orthodontic needs, trauma, infections, or periodontal 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.
Maintain a balanced diet, limit sugary snacks, ensure proper oral hygiene, and regular dental check-ups.
It uses peroxide-based agents to break stains into smaller pieces, making the color less concentrated and teeth brighter.
Treatments include bonding, crowns, veneers, root canals, or extraction, depending on the severity.
Drinking through a straw is generally acceptable, but be cautious to avoid dislodging the aligners or causing them to become stained.
For restoring a broken or worn tooth, covering a large filling or implant, protecting a weak tooth, or for cosmetic reasons.
Bleeding gums can be a sign of gum disease, brushing too hard, or using a toothbrush with hard bristles. If it persists, see a dentist.