Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to address minor ridges or bulges on teeth, creating a more uniform and attractive appearance.
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.
It’s a technique to help patients relax during dental procedures using sedative drugs, yet the patient remains awake.
Causes include poor oral hygiene, certain foods, dry mouth, smoking, dental issues, or systemic diseases like diabetes or gastrointestinal disorders.
A silicone-tipped toothpick can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
The exact cause is unknown, but factors include injury, stress, hormonal changes, food sensitivities, and certain medical conditions.
Both are indirect fillings. Inlays fit within the cusps of a tooth, while onlays extend over one or more cusps.
This can be due to metal underneath a porcelain crown, or staining at the margin of the crown.