Drink plenty of water, chew sugar-free gum, avoid caffeine and alcohol, use a humidifier, and consider over-the-counter mouth rinses.
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.
You can wear lipstick or lip balm with Invisalign aligners, but be sure to apply them after inserting the aligners to prevent transfer.
Water flossers can be used as part of your oral hygiene routine, but remove your aligners before using them to ensure thorough cleaning.
It involves early intervention to guide the growth of the jaw and correct bite problems.
Porcelain veneers can effectively create more even and harmonious contours on teeth, enhancing their overall appearance.
Gum stimulators with a silicone tip, soft rubber tip, textured tip, massaging tip, bristle tip, gum pick, and tongue cleaner can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
It’s a painful condition that can occur after a tooth extraction when a blood clot doesn’t form or is lost, exposing the bone.