It helps digest food, cleanses the mouth, fights germs, prevents bad breath, and provides enzymes to assist digestion.
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’s a disorder where breathing stops and starts during sleep. Oral devices or surgeries might be recommended for some forms of sleep apnea.
It increases the risk of gum disease, tooth loss, oral cancer, and can cause bad breath and tooth staining.
Possible reasons include cavities, gum disease, infected pulp, cracked tooth, impacted tooth, or sinus infections.
You can use a dental water jet with a silicone tip with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Traveling with Invisalign is convenient. Be sure to pack your aligner case, a travel-sized toothbrush, and toothpaste for maintaining oral hygiene on the go.
Invisalign aligners can often be worn with temporary dental crowns or fillings, but consult with your orthodontist for personalized advice.