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Dental Health Concerns for Women

By pamelali, in News, on July 21, 2011 | Comments (0)

Ottawa, ON – Dr. Pamela Li, an Ottawa dental clinic dentist, points out that women have specific health concerns which can impact their oral health.  Because of hormonal shifts throughout their lives, women must be particularly aware of their dental hygiene.

Puberty: “During puberty, the surge in hormones can alter the way that gums react to plaque.  Gum tissue can become red, swollen and more prone to bleeding. “All of this is normal,” explains Li, an Ottawa tooth whitening provider. “But girls should be extra meticulous with their oral hygiene to try and prevent the inflammation.” (more…)

Medical Conditions that Influence Dental Care

By pamelali, in Articles, on May 16, 2011 | Comments (0)

Ottawa, ON – Most people think of regular dental appointments as important for your dental health, but dental visits are also a time when healthcare professionals can spot other medical problems.
“It’s essential that patients tell their dentists about any changes in their medical condition,” explains Dr. Pamela Li, an Ottawa smile makeover provider. The following medical conditions can be spotted by a dentist in a regular appointment: (more…)

Offering a New Implant Denture System

By pamelali, in News, on April 17, 2011 | Comments (0)

Ottawa, ON – Dr. Pamela Li’s Ottawa dental clinic has been using a new system to provide dentures for their patients. The implant supported dentures have revolutionized how dentists think of and provide dentures.

The locator system by Nobel Biocare allows dentures to be anchored right in the mouth with dental implants embedded right into the jaw. Patients don’t need to fuss with denture adhesives or dentures that feel loose. The implant system allows for more natural feeling teeth, especially in the lower jaw. Many patients have trouble getting used to complete dentures in the lower jaw. However, the new system places two or four implants in the jaw – where they act like tooth roots, making a patient’s denture feel more comfortable. “My patients are happiest with four – rather than two – implants,” explains Li, an Ottawa cosmetic dentistry provider. “But that is a more expensive proposition.” (more…)

Treating Gum Disease

By Pamela Li, in Articles, on March 30, 2011 | Comments (0)

Ottawa , ON- Ottawa cosmetic dentistry provider Dr. Pamela Li has extensive experience treating periodontal – or gum – disease.  However, she notes that the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of gum disease are not well understood by many dental patients. Periodontal disease can be serious, and is the leading reason for tooth loss in Canadian adults.

The early stage of periodontal disease is gingivitis, in which plaque builds up, allows the accumulation of bacteria and causes the gums to be red and inflamed - and sometimes bleed during brushing and flossing. (more…)

How Invisalign Works

By pamelali, in Articles, on September 15, 2010 | Comments (0)

Ottawa ON — The Invisalign system consists of a series of clear aligners your orthodontist or dentist will have you switch every other week. Over time the aligners shift your teeth into position. Ottawa invisalign provider and cosmetic dentist Dr. Pamela Li explains, “Invisalign enjoys a 96% client satisfaction rate and has been used by more than 1 million patients.”

There are several stages in the Invisalign treatment. “When reviewing these steps you can see how important it is to find an experienced Invisalign dentist,” says Li, an Ottawa teeth cleaning provider. “It’s essential to find someone who has the training and experience with Invisalign to get everything just right.” (more…)

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