It’s best to avoid denture cleaners or effervescent tablets, as they may contain ingredients that could harm the aligners. Stick to gentle cleaning methods.
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’s recommended to wait at least 30 minutes after eating, especially if you consumed acidic foods or drinks, to prevent brushing away enamel.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to enhance the size and shape of a tooth, creating a more balanced and harmonious smile.
Not brushing long enough, skipping flossing, brushing too hard, not changing toothbrush regularly, and skipping dental check-ups.
A pocket of pus that forms due to a bacterial infection, often causing pain and swelling.
Porcelain veneers do not require special oral care products. Standard toothpaste and dental floss are suitable for maintaining good oral hygiene.
A dentist specializing in treating diseases of the tooth pulp and nerve. They often perform procedures like root canals.