A silicone-tipped toothpick 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.
You can consume flavored rice milk with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any added sugars and maintain good oral hygiene.
Using a night guard, managing stress, and modifying lifestyle habits can help reduce or prevent teeth grinding.
They strengthen tooth enamel, reduce demineralization, and can help reverse early signs of decay.
Toothpaste enhances cleaning, provides fluoride to protect against decay, and can deliver other benefits like whitening or reducing sensitivity.
It can damage the tooth enamel, cause misalignment of front teeth, and introduce bacteria into the mouth.
To restore the function and appearance of a tooth damaged by decay, replacing the decayed portion after it’s removed.