Dental wax can be applied to smooth out rough aligner edges and reduce irritation on your cheeks or lips.
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.
Porcelain veneers do not require special cleaning tools. Regular toothbrushes and dental floss are sufficient for maintaining good oral hygiene.
You can consume sparkling water with porcelain veneers, but be mindful of its acidity and maintain good oral hygiene.
It contains abrasives, detergents, and fluoride that help remove plaque, freshen breath, and strengthen tooth enamel.
Extended pacifier use can affect tooth alignment or jaw growth. It’s recommended to wean children off pacifiers by age two or three.
Consider their experience, reviews, location, office hours, treatment options, insurance acceptance, and personal comfort with the dentist.
Diabetes can reduce the body’s resistance to infection, increasing the risk of gum disease. Good blood sugar control and oral hygiene can mitigate these effects.