Avoid hot or cold foods, minimize chewing on the filled side, maintain oral hygiene, and contact your dentist if you experience prolonged sensitivity.
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 strengthens developing teeth, making them more resistant to decay, and can reverse early signs of decay.
Some might not have permanent successors, leading to retained baby teeth. Genetics, space issues, and impaction can be reasons.
Dental picks with a silicone tip and soft rubber tip can be used with porcelain veneers, but remove your aligners for effective cleaning between your teeth.
Sensitivity, gum irritation, uneven whiteness, or, if overdone, enamel damage.
You can consume tea or coffee with porcelain veneers, but it’s advisable to rinse your mouth or brush your teeth afterward to prevent staining.
Brush them daily with a soft denture brush, soak overnight in a denture cleanser, and rinse before wearing.