You should remove your aligners before consuming frozen treats, as the extreme cold can make them brittle and more susceptible to damage.
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.
You can consume fruit juices with porcelain veneers, but be mindful of their acidic content and maintain good oral hygiene to prevent enamel erosion.
Dental work focusing on improving the appearance of the mouth, teeth, and smile. It includes procedures like whitening, veneers, bonding, and crowns.
They replace missing teeth, prevent bone loss, provide a stable foundation, improve oral function, and maintain facial aesthetics.
Factors include aging, tobacco use, consuming staining foods/drinks, certain medications, trauma, excessive fluoride, or genetics.
They feed on sugars and produce acids that weaken and demineralize tooth enamel, leading to decay and cavities.
Plastic coatings usually placed on the chewing surface of back teeth to prevent cavities.