Porcelain veneers can effectively enhance the occlusion (bite) of teeth, improving their function and 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.
A dental stimulator with a silicone tip, soft rubber tip, textured tip, massaging tip, bristle tip, and gum pick can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Teeth whitening should be discussed with your orthodontist. They can advise on the best time and methods for whitening during Invisalign treatment.
It removes plaque and food particles between teeth and below the gumline, areas where toothbrush can’t reach, reducing the risk of gum disease and cavities.
Frequent exposure to sugar increases the risk of cavities as bacteria in the mouth convert sugars to acid, which can erode enamel.
It increases the risk of gum disease, tooth loss, oral cancer, and leads to bad breath and tooth discoloration.
While not as effective as professional methods, consuming crunchy fruits and vegetables, using baking soda and hydrogen peroxide, and oil pulling might help.