Brush at a 45-degree angle to the gums using short, tooth-wide strokes and using fluoride toothpaste. Also, don’t forget to brush your tongue!
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 see the final results of porcelain veneers immediately after they are bonded to your teeth. They provide an instant transformation of your smile.
Prevention is the most important part of managing tooth abrasion.
Choose a low abrasion toothpaste as some toothpastes play a significant role in causing tooth abrasion. The RDA value [Relative Dentin Abrasivity] ranges from 0-250. RDA values of 150-250 are considered the harmful.
Use a soft toothbrush and a correct brushing technique using moderate force.
It’s best to avoid smoking while wearing Invisalign aligners, as it can stain and damage the aligners. Smoking is also harmful to your oral health.
You can consume flavored soy milk with added protein and fiber with porcelain veneers, but be cautious of any added sugars and maintain good oral hygiene.
Teeth-whitening toothpaste can be used with porcelain veneers, but it may not significantly impact the color of the veneers.
Yes, it’s a good practice to replace your toothbrush after an illness to prevent re-infection.