Using mouthwash with fluoride is generally acceptable after getting porcelain veneers, as it can help maintain the health of your natural 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.
If your aligners become discolored or stained, consult with your orthodontist for guidance on cleaning or replacement.
They help catch and treat issues early, provide professional cleanings, and ensure overall oral health.
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.
Some might not have permanent successors, leading to retained baby teeth. Genetics, space issues, and impaction can be reasons.
Certain strains can enter the bloodstream, possibly leading to arterial plaque and inflammation, increasing the risk of heart disease.
It strengthens tooth enamel, reduces the risk of decay, can reverse early decay, and supports healthy tooth development in children.