You can consume carbonated beverages with porcelain veneers, but it’s advisable to do so in moderation to prevent enamel erosion.
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.
They provide preventive oral care, including teeth cleaning, scaling, and polishing, and educate patients about oral health.
They form due to the accumulation of plaque which turns sugars into acids. These areas are hard to reach and clean, making them more susceptible.
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.
Porcelain veneers can address a variety of dental issues, including stained or discolored teeth, chipped or cracked teeth, gaps between teeth, misaligned teeth, and worn-down teeth.
Avoid staining substances like tobacco, coffee, tea, and red wine. Brush and floss regularly, and consider professional dental cleanings.
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.