Crowns restore a tooth’s shape, size, and strength. They fully encase the visible portion of the tooth or dental implant.
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.
Reasons include severe decay, impaction, orthodontic needs, trauma, infections, or periodontal disease.
Gum stimulators with a silicone tip, soft rubber tip, textured tip, massaging tip, bristle tip, gum pick, tongue cleaner, tongue scraper, and gum massager can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
They can lead to chipped teeth, gum damage, infection, and interfere with speech, chewing, or swallowing.
Aligner removal tools can be helpful for taking out aligners, but it’s essential to use them gently to avoid damaging the aligners.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to create a more even and aesthetically pleasing incisal edge on a tooth.
Porcelain veneers can effectively smooth out rough spots or uneven surfaces on teeth, creating a more polished look.