When done correctly, teeth whitening is generally safe. However, it can cause tooth sensitivity. Always consult with a dentist before undergoing any whitening treatment.
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.
It’s not recommended to wear Invisalign aligners while snorkeling or scuba diving, as they may become dislodged in the water.
You can consume energy drinks with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of their high sugar and caffeine content.
The placement of porcelain veneers is generally not painful. Local anesthesia may be used during the tooth preparation stage to ensure comfort.
You can consume herbal tea with added antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, fiber, and probiotics with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any staining potential and maintain good oral hygiene.
Poor oral health can lead to or exacerbate heart disease, diabetes, respiratory infections, and other systemic conditions.
Early intervention can guide jaw growth, correct harmful habits, lower the risk of trauma, and guide permanent teeth into a favorable position.