To correct misaligned teeth or jaws, improving oral health, functionality, and aesthetic appearance.
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 proxabrush with a silicone coating and textured surface can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
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.
You can wear Invisalign aligners with a tongue or lip piercing, but be cautious to prevent any damage to the aligners or jewelry.
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.
Wearing a mouth guard, reducing stress, avoiding alcohol and caffeine, and addressing misaligned teeth can help.
It strengthens tooth enamel, making teeth more resistant to decay, and can help reverse early stages of decay.