You can consume herbal tea with porcelain veneers, but be mindful 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.
Using a nail file or emery board is not recommended, as it may damage the aligners. Consult with your orthodontist for any necessary adjustments.
It increases the risk of gum disease, tooth loss, oral cancer, and leads to bad breath and tooth discoloration.
A dental stimulator with a silicone tip can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Porcelain veneers can effectively address small divots or pits on teeth, creating a smoother and more attractive surface.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to create a more regular and aesthetically pleasing margin shape on a tooth.
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.