Porcelain veneers are resistant to teeth whitening products. It’s essential to discuss any whitening desires with your dentist before getting veneers.
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.
Plaque is a soft, sticky film of bacteria. If not removed, it hardens into tartar, a hard deposit that requires professional cleaning to remove.
Porcelain veneers can provide a more uniform and aesthetically pleasing appearance to teeth with mottling or uneven coloring.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to improve the appearance of a tooth with a minor crack or fracture, restoring its aesthetics.
You can consume herbal tea with added antioxidants and vitamins with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any staining potential and maintain good oral hygiene.
Avoid staining foods/drinks, use whitening toothpaste or treatments, brush and floss regularly, and have professional dental cleanings.
Yes, you can get porcelain veneers for a single tooth or a few teeth, depending on your specific needs and goals.