You can consume flavored sparkling water with porcelain veneers, but be mindful of its 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.
Smoking can reduce blood flow to the gums, increasing the risk of gum disease, and slowing healing.
Using a straw for drinking is generally acceptable, but be cautious to avoid dislodging the aligners or causing them to become stained.
Limit staining foods/drinks, rinse after consumption, use a straw, avoid tobacco, brush and floss regularly, and have professional cleanings.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to create a more regular and aesthetically pleasing margin shape on a tooth.
Practice good oral hygiene, avoid aggressive brushing, treat gum disease early, and consider surgical grafts or other dental procedures.
Invisalign aligners can often be worn with temporary dental crowns or fillings, but consult with your orthodontist for personalized advice.