An ultrasonic toothbrush can be used with porcelain veneers, but use it gently to avoid damaging the veneers or causing them to become dislodged.
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.
Their color compounds (chromogens) bind to tooth enamel, especially when combined with acid or tannins. Examples include coffee, tea, wine, and berries.
Calcium strengthens tooth enamel, which is vital for protecting teeth from decay.
Fluoride strengthens tooth enamel, making it more resistant to acid attacks from plaque bacteria and sugars, thus preventing cavities.
A cancer that forms in the tissues of the oral cavity or the oropharynx, often detected during a routine dental check-up.
Porcelain veneers do not typically require special precautions during dental procedures like x-rays. Inform your dentist of their presence for proper care.
Endodontic treatments, like root canals, treat the inside of the tooth when the pulp becomes inflamed or infected.