Interdental brushes with a silicone coating, textured surface, and flexible neck 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.
A device worn over the teeth to protect them from grinding or clenching, often used during sleep.
Limit acidic foods/drinks, use a straw, rinse after consuming acids, wait before brushing, use fluoride toothpaste, and see a dentist regularly.
Dental tape with a silicone coating can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Orthodontic treatments, including braces, retainers, or surgery, can be used. Consult with an orthodontist for the best approach.
Discuss fears with your dentist, choose a low-stress appointment time, use relaxation techniques, or consider sedation dentistry options.
Teeth might be splinted to stabilize them after a trauma, or due to mobility from periodontal disease.