Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to address minor grooves or indentations on teeth, creating a smoother surface.
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.
Porcelain veneers can effectively smooth out irregular ridges or grooves on teeth, creating a more polished appearance.
Invisalign aligners can often be worn with a dental splint or nightguard, but consult with your orthodontist for personalized guidance.
Inlays and onlays are fillings made outside of the mouth, usually from porcelain, and then bonded to the damaged tooth.
They might be impacted, cause crowding, be at risk for infections or cysts, or might not erupt properly due to lack of space.
Maintain oral hygiene, limit sugary snacks and drinks, use fluoride toothpaste, ensure a balanced diet, and have regular dental check-ups.
Sugar feeds oral bacteria, producing acid that erodes enamel, leading to cavities.