They might be impacted, cause crowding, be at risk for infections or cysts, or might not erupt properly due to lack of space.
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.
It varies, but typically 6 months to 2 years. Lifestyle choices, like diet and tobacco use, can influence the longevity.
To improve the appearance of stained, chipped, misaligned, or gapped teeth, providing a uniform and natural look.
Brush and floss daily, avoid chewing hard items, use a low-abrasive toothpaste, and see a dentist for regular check-ups.
Invisalign aligners can often be worn with a removable mouthguard for sports, but consult with your orthodontist for personalized advice.
A custom-made filling that fits into the grooves of a tooth without extending to the cusps, often made of gold, porcelain, or composite material.
Porcelain veneers are custom-made to fit comfortably and should not interfere with speaking or pronunciation.