Toothbrush 101 – Everything you need to know about replacing your toothbrush

Is it time for a new toothbrush? Brushing your teeth is necessary to having a healthy mouth, but when your brush is old, it can’t do its job. Toothbrushes with bent, worn or frayed bristles aren’t going to clean well between your teeth. Take a look at your toothbrush. If you see bristles that are […]

3D CT Scan: State-of-the-Art Dental Imaging

In the past, surgery, implantology and other oral procedures involved a lot of guesswork. Because older technologies do not allow a superior level of anatomical accuracy, a lot of approximations were made. Not anymore! Pannu Dental is pleased to offer our patients with state-of-the-art in-office 3D CT scans for the diagnosis, and treatment planning of […]

Top 10 Tips when Choosing a Cosmetic Dentist

Deciding on a cosmetic dentist is your first and possibly most important step in getting the wonderful smile you’ve always wanted. 96% of Americans feel an attractive smile makes a person more appealing to a member of the opposite sex, according to the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. With every dentist out there claiming that […]

Permanent Fixed Lingual Retention (PFLR)

Invisible Wire Retainer or Fixed Lingual Wire Once braces are removed, we bond a lingual wire/s to the inside of the front teeth to hold these teeth in place as we know your front teeth have a potential to relapse (go back to the way they were before treatment). THE WIRE MUST STAY IN PLACE […]

Top 5 reasons why you should use your insurance benefits to the fullest!

Your dental insurance… USE IT OR LOSE IT!  1. Yearly Maximums. Dental insurance plans put a maximum on the amount of money they’re willing to pay for your dental care. Maximums vary from one company or policy to the next, but typically fall around $1000. Sounds like a lot of money, doesn’t it? Insurance companies […]

Invisalign bridges the gap

Dr. Nguyen discusses treatment for Baby Caries (Infant Tooth Decay)

Dr. Andrew Nguyen discusses tooth decay in infants and children more commonly known as baby bottle tooth decay. It can destroy the teeth and most often occurs in the upper front teeth. But other teeth may also be affected. Decay occurs when sweetened liquids are given and are left clinging to an infant’s teeth for […]

Combo treatments: Crowns, Caps and Invisalign (Is it possible?)

Hi Dr. Pannu! I had a crown done a few years ago that aesthetically helped the appearance and strength of my teeth. However, I still have some problems with crowding and although I know that even if the artificial tooth is cemented properly, I want to know if Invisalign will dislodge the tooth. Can you please […]

We accept HSA/FSA

A health savings account (HSA), is a tax-advantaged medical savings account available to taxpayers in the United States who are enrolled in a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP). The funds contributed to the account are not subject to federal income tax at the time of deposit. Unlike a flexible spending account (FSA), funds roll over […]

If the aligners don’t fit…

Dr. Pannu, I tried to put in my second upper Invisalign tray tonight and I can’t get it in.  I’m starting to wonder if there’s something not right with the aligner itself. I am going to leave my first one in over night. Please let me know what to do when you get a chance. Thank […]