Dental tape with a silicone coating and textured surface 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.
Begin brushing once the first tooth appears, avoid sugary drinks, and schedule the first dental visit by age 1 or after the first tooth emerges.
It can cause tooth staining, gum disease, tooth loss, and increases the risk of oral cancer.
It kills or reduces bacteria, freshens breath, and can provide fluoride and fight plaque, depending on its formulation.
To create a model of the patient’s mouth for treatments like crowns, bridges, dentures, orthodontic devices, or other dental restorations.
It provides essential nutrients for gum health and tooth repair, and a poor diet can increase the risk of gum disease or tooth decay.
You should use a new section of floss for every tooth to avoid reinserting food and bacteria into the teeth.