Porcelain veneers do not require special cleaning tools. Regular toothbrushes and dental floss are sufficient for maintaining good oral hygiene.
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 permanently damaged area in the hard surface of a tooth that develops into tiny holes or openings.
Regular dental check-ups, brushing, flossing, tongue cleaning, drinking water, and avoiding certain foods can help. It might also indicate other health issues.
To remove food particles and plaque from between teeth and under the gumline, areas a toothbrush can’t reach, and prevent cavities and gum disease.
Factors include aging, gum disease, tooth loss, bruxism (teeth grinding), or the natural growth of the jawbone.
While dental implant surgery is generally safe, there are risks involved, including infection, damage to surrounding structures, and implant failure. Your dental provider will discuss these risks with you and take precautions to minimize them.
Porcelain veneers can effectively conceal enamel opacities, making the affected teeth appear more translucent and natural.