Their color compounds (chromogens) bind to tooth enamel, especially when combined with acid or tannins. Examples include coffee, tea, wine, and berries.
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.
Porcelain veneers can effectively mask the discoloration and staining that can occur with aging, providing a more youthful-looking smile.
Use fluoride toothpaste, reduce acidic foods/drinks, chew sugar-free gum with xylitol, consume dairy or calcium-rich foods, and avoid excessive brushing.
Hold it by the crown, rinse without scrubbing, try reinserting it, or keep it moist (in milk or saliva) and see a dentist immediately.
Thin shells of porcelain or resin that cover the front surface of teeth, improving their appearance in terms of color, shape, size, or length.
Some individuals may experience temporary speech changes or a mild lisp when they first start wearing Invisalign aligners. This usually improves over time.
Yes, you can participate in sports and physical activities while wearing Invisalign aligners. It’s recommended to wear a mouthguard for added protection.