They can lead to chipped teeth, gum damage, infection, and interfere with speech, chewing, or swallowing.
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.
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.
Red, swollen or bleeding gums, persistent bad breath, loose teeth, painful chewing, and receding gums.
Avoid stain-causing foods and drinks, use a straw, quit smoking, and maintain good oral hygiene.
Avoid hot or cold foods, minimize chewing on the filled side, maintain oral hygiene, and contact your dentist if you experience prolonged sensitivity.
Are you experiencing persistent bad breath or bleeding gums? These could be early signs of gum disease, a common but often ignored oral health issue. In this article, we will delve into the warning signs of gum disease and why it is important to address this concern early on. Don’t let gum disease sneak up on you – stay informed and take preventative measures. What Is Gum Disease? Gum disease, also referred to as periodontal disease, is a bacterial infection that affects the tissues supporting and surrounding…
A proxabrush can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.