You can use a tongue scraper with porcelain veneers, but be gentle to avoid dislodging the veneers.
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.
Playing wind instruments with Invisalign aligners may require an adjustment period, but it’s generally possible to do so comfortably.
You can consume flavored soy milk with added protein and fiber with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any added sugars and maintain good oral hygiene.
Rinse with warm salt water, avoid spicy or acidic foods, apply a topical oral gel, and consult a dentist for persistent pain.
Yes, dental implants can improve speech difficulties that result from missing teeth. They provide stable support for speech and articulation.
Professional treatments provide faster results than at-home kits. Sensitivity is common post-treatment. Not all discolorations can be bleached effectively.
Porcelain veneers can effectively conceal craze lines, providing a smoother and more appealing tooth surface.