For diagnosis and treatment of misaligned teeth, jaws, or both, ensuring optimal function and appearance.
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.
Invisalign Teen is designed for teenagers and younger patients. There is no specific age limit, but it’s typically recommended for individuals with permanent teeth.
Yes, it can lead to tooth wear, breakage, TMJ disorders, and muscle discomfort.
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.
Potential causes include cavities, gum disease, impacted teeth, infections, tooth fractures, or temporomandibular joint disorders.
Factors include genetics, premature loss of baby teeth, facial injuries, habits like thumb-sucking, and conditions like tumors or tooth size discrepancies.
They design and create dental prosthetics like crowns, bridges, dentures, and orthodontic appliances based on dentist’s specifications.