They use bleaching agents (usually hydrogen or carbamide peroxide) to break stains into smaller pieces, making them less visible.
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.
Possible causes include gum disease, infections, hormonal changes, poor oral hygiene, tobacco use, malnutrition, or certain medications.
You can use a dental water jet with a silicone tip with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Aligner chewies can help seat aligners properly, but if your aligners consistently don’t fit, consult with your orthodontist for adjustments.
When the upper front teeth overlap the lower front teeth vertically, more than the typical bite overlap.
Over time, fillings can wear down, chip, crack, or fall out, or decay might form around them.
Maintain good oral hygiene, avoid tobacco, limit alcohol, have a balanced diet, see a dentist regularly, and address dental issues promptly.