Porcelain veneers are custom-made to fit comfortably and should not interfere with speaking or pronunciation.
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.
Brush and floss, provide a full medical history, list medications, inform of any anxiety, and ask questions about your oral health.
Sensitivity, gum irritation, uneven whiteness, or, if overdone, enamel damage.
The process typically involves a consultation, tooth preparation, taking impressions, fabricating veneers in a dental lab, and bonding them to the teeth. It usually takes two or more dental visits.
Some people may experience increased saliva production initially, but it typically subsides as you get used to wearing the aligners.
By applying constant pressure, they shift teeth in a specific direction. As the teeth move, the bone changes shape to accommodate the new positions.
You can consume flavored water with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any added sugars and maintain good oral hygiene.