Using mouthwash with alcohol is generally acceptable after getting porcelain veneers, but be sure to rinse thoroughly to maintain oral hygiene.
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.
Wear a mouthguard, avoid chewing on hard objects, use helmets or face cages, and follow sport-specific safety guidelines.
They assist the dentist during procedures, take X-rays, manage patient records, and perform some oral cleanings.
Maintaining dental implants involves regular brushing, flossing, and professional dental check-ups and cleanings. It’s important to monitor the health of the implant and restoration over time.
Symptoms can include jaw pain, headaches, difficulty chewing, clicking or locking of the jaw joint, and ear pain.
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.
Brush and floss regularly, rinse with mouthwash, avoid excessive sugars, consume a balanced diet, and have regular dental check-ups.