Porcelain veneers can effectively mask the appearance of tooth abrasion, creating a smoother and more attractive tooth 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.
Causes can include worn enamel, exposed roots, cavities, gum disease, fractured teeth, worn fillings, or procedures like whitening.
Some people may experience increased saliva production initially, but it typically subsides as you get used to wearing the aligners.
They can lead to chipped teeth, gum damage, infection, and interfere with speech, chewing, or swallowing.
Aligner chewies can help seat aligners properly, but if your aligners consistently don’t fit, consult with your orthodontist for adjustments.
You can consume herbal tea with added antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, probiotics, collagen, and electrolytes with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any staining potential and maintain good oral hygiene.
Aligner chewies can be used to help seat aligners correctly and ensure a snug fit. Your orthodontist may provide them as part of your treatment.