Avoid tobacco, limit alcohol, eat a balanced diet, protect lips from the sun, and have regular dental check-ups for early detection.
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 consume flavored soy milk with added protein, fiber, omega-3, probiotics, prebiotics, and ashwagandha with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any added sugars and maintain good oral hygiene.
It’s recommended to replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months or sooner if the bristles are frayed.
Yes, porcelain veneers can be used to create a more even and aesthetically pleasing incisal edge on a tooth.
While smoking can increase the risk of implant failure, it does not necessarily disqualify you from getting dental implants. However, it’s advisable to quit smoking or reduce tobacco use to improve implant success rates.
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.
Tooth decay exposes the inner layers of the tooth, making it sensitive to temperature, pressure, or sweets, leading to pain.