A dental stimulator with a silicone tip and soft rubber tip can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
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.
Interdental brushes with a silicone coating, textured surface, flexible neck, and tapered bristles can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
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.
Clean gums with a soft cloth, brush baby teeth with a soft brush, avoid sugary drinks, and have a dental check-up by age one.
Playing musical instruments with Invisalign aligners is generally not a problem. You may need a short adjustment period to get used to them.
Similar to an inlay, but it extends to cover one or more cusps of a tooth, providing a middle ground between inlays and crowns.
There is no strict age limit for Invisalign treatment. Adults of all ages and teenagers with the appropriate dental conditions can benefit from it.