Wearing a mouthguard for sports is advisable with porcelain veneers to protect them from potential damage during physical activities.
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 may need to pause Invisalign treatment if you require a root canal or extensive dental work. Consult with your orthodontist for guidance.
You can use a tongue scraper with porcelain veneers, but be gentle to avoid dislodging the veneers.
Night guards are protective devices worn at night to prevent teeth grinding or clenching.
You can consume flavored sparkling coconut water with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any added sugars and maintain good oral hygiene.
Using desensitizing toothpaste, avoiding acidic foods, using a soft-bristled toothbrush, and regular dental check-ups can help.
It’s generally recommended to visit the dentist every 6 months for a checkup and cleaning, but some people may need more frequent visits.