It strengthens tooth enamel, making teeth more resistant to decay, and can help reverse early stages of decay.
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.
Similar to an inlay, but it extends to cover one or more cusps of a tooth, providing a middle ground between inlays and crowns.
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.
Dental bonding uses a tooth-colored resin applied to the tooth to improve its appearance, shape, or to close gaps.
Dental implants can be used in conjunction with orthodontic treatment to correct tooth alignment and bite issues. Your orthodontist and dentist will collaborate on a treatment plan.
Exposed dentin due to worn enamel, gum recession, cavities, cracked teeth, or post dental treatments.
It detects cavities, infections, oral masses, bone loss, and other dental problems not visible to the naked eye.