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.
Options include whitening toothpastes, over-the-counter gels, trays, strips, rinses, and professional treatments at a dentist’s office.
Invisalign aligners can often be worn with a permanent retainer, but it’s essential to discuss your specific case with your orthodontist.
Yes, with precautions. Inform your dentist about the pregnancy, and routine dental care is generally safe during the second trimester.
Gingivitis is an early stage of gum disease characterized by red, swollen gums that may bleed easily when brushed.
You can consume herbal kombucha with added probiotics, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, and collagen with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of its acidity and maintain good oral hygiene.