Your dentist will help you choose the right shade of veneers to match your natural teeth and enhance your overall smile.
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.
Rinse with salt water, avoid spicy/acidic foods, apply a topical oral gel, and consult a dentist if persistent.
You can consume herbal tea with added antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, probiotics, collagen, electrolytes, and herbal extracts with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any staining potential and maintain good oral hygiene.
Dental picks with a silicone tip can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Treatments include bonding, crowns, veneers, root canals, or extraction, depending on the severity.
Abrasion most commonly occurs as a shiny V shaped groove at the gum line of the teeth contributing to a notching appearance.
Abrasion associated with a destructive diet will cause a flattening appearance of the chewing surfaces of the back teeth.
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.
It neutralizes acids, aids in digestion, cleanses the mouth, and contains enzymes and minerals that protect tooth enamel.