You can use a dental water jet with a silicone 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.
An oral surgeon focuses on surgical treatments of the mouth and jaw, while a periodontist specializes in gum disease and the placement of dental implants.
While you can use whitening toothpaste, it’s essential to rinse your aligners thoroughly to prevent them from becoming discolored.
Fluoride strengthens tooth enamel, making it more resistant to acid attacks and reducing the risk of cavities.
Sugary or acidic foods/beverages can lead to cavities or enamel erosion. A balanced diet provides necessary nutrients for gum health and tooth repair.
Artificial devices replacing missing or damaged teeth. They include dentures, bridges, crowns, implants, and veneers.
Place it in milk, a tooth preservation product, or hold it inside the mouth (avoiding swallowing) until reaching a dentist.