You can use a dental water jet with a silicone tip, soft rubber tip, and textured tip 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.
A neutral or slightly alkaline pH can help neutralize acid, protect enamel, and reduce bacterial growth in the mouth.
Eating spicy foods with Invisalign aligners is generally acceptable, but be sure to rinse your aligners thoroughly after eating.
Hormonal changes can increase the risk of gum disease, pregnancy tumors, and tooth erosion due to morning sickness.
Porcelain veneers can effectively conceal shallow grooves or pits on teeth, creating a smoother and more aesthetically pleasing surface.
Porcelain veneers can effectively address small divots or pits on teeth, creating a smoother and more attractive surface.
A gum stimulator with a soft rubber tip can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.