Porcelain veneers are custom-designed to ensure a natural look and fit. They should not make your teeth look bulky or oversized when properly placed.
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.
Prevention is the most important part of managing tooth abrasion.
Choose a low abrasion toothpaste as some toothpastes play a significant role in causing tooth abrasion. The RDA value [Relative Dentin Abrasivity] ranges from 0-250. RDA values of 150-250 are considered the harmful.
Use a soft toothbrush and a correct brushing technique using moderate force.
You can consume flavored almond milk with added calcium and vitamin D with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any added sugars and maintain good oral hygiene.
An underbite is when the lower teeth are in front of the upper teeth when biting.
Porcelain veneers can effectively restore the appearance of teeth affected by erosion caused by acidic foods or beverages.
Playing wind instruments with Invisalign aligners may require an adjustment period, but it’s generally possible to do so comfortably.
Saliva production decreases during sleep, allowing bacteria to multiply, producing sulfur compounds and causing bad breath.