A proxabrush with a silicone coating, textured surface, flexible neck, tapered bristles, and fluoride coating 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.
While you can use whitening toothpaste, it’s essential to rinse your aligners thoroughly to prevent them from becoming discolored.
A tooth that hasn’t erupted because it’s blocked by other teeth, bone, or soft tissue.
If your aligners become discolored or stained, consult with your orthodontist for guidance on cleaning or replacement.
It’s not recommended to wear Invisalign aligners while snorkeling or scuba diving, as they may become dislodged in the water.
Drink plenty of water, chew sugar-free gum, avoid caffeine and alcohol, use a humidifier, and consider over-the-counter mouth rinses.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to improve the appearance of a tooth with an irregular shape, creating a more harmonious smile.