Dental picks with a silicone tip and soft rubber tip 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.
It can lead to bone loss, shifting of adjacent teeth, bite problems, difficulty chewing, and aesthetic concerns.
They keep space open for a permanent tooth to emerge in cases where baby teeth are lost prematurely.
Regular dental cleanings, teeth whitening treatments, and avoiding stain-causing foods and drinks can help reduce or eliminate tooth stains.
It detects cavities, infections, oral masses, bone loss, and other dental problems not visible to the naked eye.
Brush and floss regularly, have professional cleanings, avoid tobacco, and maintain a balanced diet.
Sugar-free gum can actually be beneficial because it stimulates saliva production, which helps neutralize acids. However, gum with sugar can contribute to cavities.