Porcelain veneers provide a more significant and long-lasting improvement in tooth color compared to teeth whitening procedures.
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.
Limit acidic foods/drinks, use a straw, rinse after consuming acids, wait before brushing, use fluoride toothpaste, and see a dentist regularly.
It uses peroxide-based agents to break stains into smaller pieces, making the color less concentrated and teeth brighter.
It can lead to gum recession, dry mouth, tooth wear, reduced taste, and increased risk of conditions like oral cancer or gum disease.
Depending on the severity, treatments include dental bonding, veneers, crowns, root canal therapy, or extraction.
Gingivitis is gum inflammation, often a precursor to periodontitis, a severe form that can damage the jawbone and tissues.
You can consume flavored coconut milk with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any added sugars and maintain good oral hygiene.