Wearing a nightguard for bruxism is advisable with porcelain veneers to protect them from potential damage during teeth grinding.
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.
Drink more water, use saliva substitutes, avoid alcohol and caffeine, chew sugar-free gum, and maintain good oral hygiene.
Dental implants can be used as anchor points for braces or orthodontic appliances, providing stable support for orthodontic treatment.
For correcting misaligned teeth or jaws, improving oral health, function, and aesthetics.
Mouthwash with alcohol is generally not recommended with aligners in place, as it can affect the aligners and oral tissues.
You can consume herbal tea with porcelain veneers, but be mindful of any staining potential and maintain good oral hygiene.
Some people may experience increased saliva production initially, but it typically subsides as you get used to wearing the aligners.