Consuming acidic foods and beverages in moderation is generally acceptable with porcelain veneers. However, maintain good oral hygiene to prevent enamel erosion.
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They include cavities, gum disease, impacted teeth, infections, fractures, temporomandibular joint disorders, ulcers, or other oral sores.
You can consume tea or coffee with porcelain veneers, but it’s advisable to rinse your mouth or brush your teeth afterward to prevent staining.
Begin oral care early, avoid sugary drinks, use fluoride toothpaste, ensure regular dental visits, and provide a balanced diet.
A branch of dentistry that specializes in diagnosing, preventing, and treating dental and facial irregularities, such as malocclusions.
Dietary habits which include very hard or fi brous foods. In moderation this is not a concern, but an excessive habit of eating particularly abrasive foods can lead to tooth abrasion. Examples of this would be sunfl ower seeds, certain grains and nuts.
Dental products come in a wide range of abrasiveness. Because exposure to abrasive toothpastes occurs on a daily basis, it is important to select products that will minimize the abrasive risk to your teeth.
Examples include toothbrushes with excessively hard bristles and some toothpastes that contain highly abrasive particles.
You can use a dental stimulator with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.