Porcelain veneers can effectively create more even and aesthetically pleasing incisal edges on teeth, enhancing their overall look.
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.
The placement of porcelain veneers is generally not painful. Local anesthesia may be used during the tooth preparation stage to ensure comfort.
Fillings can break down over time, become loose, or further decay can form around them, necessitating replacement.
It’s generally recommended to visit the dentist every 6 months for a checkup and cleaning, but some people may need more frequent visits.
Porcelain veneers can effectively restore the appearance of teeth with incisal wear, making them look more youthful.
You can consume herbal tea with added antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, and probiotics with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any staining potential and maintain good oral hygiene.
By applying constant pressure, they shift teeth in a specific direction. As the teeth move, the bone changes shape to accommodate the new positions.