Dental tape 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.
Maintain oral hygiene, use anti-plaque toothpaste or mouthwash, and have regular dental cleanings.
You can consume clear sodas with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of their acidity and maintain good oral hygiene.
Porcelain veneers can effectively conceal enamel opacities, making the affected teeth appear more translucent and natural.
A fixed prosthetic device that replaces missing teeth by anchoring to adjacent natural teeth, often made of porcelain or ceramic.
Prevention is the most important part of managing tooth abrasion.
Choose a low abrasion toothpaste as some toothpastes play a significant role in causing tooth abrasion. The RDA value [Relative Dentin Abrasivity] ranges from 0-250. RDA values of 150-250 are considered the harmful.
Use a soft toothbrush and a correct brushing technique using moderate force.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to make rotated teeth appear more aligned and aesthetically pleasing.