Yes, it’s a good practice to replace your toothbrush after an illness to prevent re-infection.
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 can reduce plaque, fight bacteria, freshen breath, and, if it contains fluoride, protect against tooth decay.
Teeth-whitening products should be used under the guidance of your orthodontist to ensure they are compatible with your Invisalign treatment plan.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to restore the appearance of worn-down teeth, making them look more youthful and vibrant.
Invisalign aligners are made of medical-grade plastic, which is unlikely to cause allergies. If you have concerns, discuss them with your orthodontist.
It provides essential nutrients for gum health and tooth repair, and a poor diet can increase the risk of gum disease or tooth decay.
You can consume herbal kombucha with added probiotics, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, collagen, and electrolytes with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of its acidity and maintain good oral hygiene.