You can consume flavored coconut water with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of its sugar content 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.
They replace missing teeth by using adjacent teeth as anchors with a false tooth (or teeth) in between. They restore function and appearance.
Gingivitis is gum inflammation, often a precursor to periodontitis, a severe form that can damage the jawbone and tissues.
They can be prescribed for dental infections. However, overuse can lead to antibiotic resistance and might affect oral flora.
They remove built-up plaque and tartar, which can lead to cavities and gum disease, and provide a chance for early detection of potential issues.
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.
To create a model of the patient’s mouth for treatments like crowns, bridges, dentures, orthodontic devices, or other dental restorations.