Porcelain veneers are best suited for minor to moderate misalignment issues. Severe cases may require orthodontic treatment for the best results.
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.
Maintain good oral hygiene, rinse with warm salt water, use over-the-counter mouthwashes, and consider anti-inflammatory medications. Consult a dentist for persistent inflammation.
You can consume fruit juices with porcelain veneers, but be mindful of their acidic content and maintain good oral hygiene to prevent enamel erosion.
You can consume herbal kombucha with added probiotics and antioxidants with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of its acidity and maintain good oral hygiene.
If there’s insufficient jawbone due to atrophy or resorption, a bone graft can provide a more stable base for the implant.
You can consume iced coffee with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of its potential to stain natural teeth and veneers.
Dietary habits which include very hard or fi brous foods. In moderation this is not a concern, but an excessive habit of eating particularly abrasive foods can lead to tooth abrasion. Examples of this would be sunfl ower seeds, certain grains and nuts.
Dental products come in a wide range of abrasiveness. Because exposure to abrasive toothpastes occurs on a daily basis, it is important to select products that will minimize the abrasive risk to your teeth.
Examples include toothbrushes with excessively hard bristles and some toothpastes that contain highly abrasive particles.