You should avoid using mouthwash with your aligners in place, as some mouthwashes may contain ingredients that can damage or discolor them.
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.
You can consume flavored water with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any added sugars and maintain good oral hygiene.
Gum stimulators with a silicone tip, soft rubber tip, textured tip, massaging tip, bristle tip, gum pick, and tongue cleaner can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Factors include poor oral hygiene, certain foods, tobacco use, dry mouth, infections, systemic diseases, and some medications.
Maintain good oral hygiene, have regular dental check-ups, avoid tobacco, and maintain a balanced diet.
It uses peroxide-based agents to break stains into smaller pieces, making the color less concentrated and teeth brighter.
Porcelain veneers can be used to make teeth appear longer, which can improve the appearance of a gummy smile. However, more extensive gum treatments may be needed in some cases.