You can consume clear sodas with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of their acidity and maintain good oral hygiene.
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.
It’s best to avoid smoking while wearing Invisalign aligners, as it can stain and damage the aligners. Smoking is also harmful to your oral health.
Causes include poor oral hygiene, certain foods, dry mouth, smoking, dental issues, or systemic diseases like diabetes or gastrointestinal disorders.
Through visual examination, probing, X-rays, or specialized devices that identify areas of tooth decay.
Brush and floss, provide a full medical history, list medications, inform of any anxiety, and ask questions about your oral health.
A pocket of pus that forms due to a bacterial infection, often causing pain and swelling.
You can continue to wear your aligners if you have a cold or allergies, but be mindful of hygiene and clean them regularly to prevent germs from accumulating.