You can consume herbal tea with added antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, probiotics, collagen, electrolytes, herbal extracts, and MCT oil with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any staining potential 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 can lead to tooth wear, fractures, jaw pain, headaches, and exacerbate temporomandibular joint disorders.
Not everyone needs them removed. However, if they cause pain, are impacted, or lead to misalignment, extraction might be recommended.
Consider needs like fighting plaque, gum health, fresh breath, or fluoride content. Look for ADA seal and consult with a dentist.
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.
Using whitening mouthwash with your aligners in place is not recommended, as it can affect the aligners and the whitening process.
Invisalign aligners can often be worn with dental bridges or partial dentures, but consult with your orthodontist for personalized advice.