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How to Keep Your New Veneers Looking New


Posted on 12/21/2020 by Louis McDonald, D.D.S.
How to Keep Your New Veneers Looking NewReceiving brand new veneers is one thing, but maintaining them is yet another. But if you take good care of them, they will help you gain some confidence when socializing with your friends. These custom-made thin porcelain shells can enhance your smile and appearance. They are designed primarily to repair misaligned, discolored, and chipped teeth. You can bond Veneers to your front teeth after shaving off some enamel to fit them properly. Once you fix them to your teeth, you may experience temporary sensitivity. But this is perfectly normal for most patients, and it will recede after a couple of days. Read on to find out how best you can keep your new veneers in good condition for a long time.

Brush Your Teeth Using a Good-Quality Toothbrush


Maintaining your dental hygiene is the best way to treat dental veneers to look as good as new. That is why you need to brush your teeth at least twice a day using a good quality toothbrush. Avoid toothbrushes with tough bristles because they can make your veneers dull or remove some polish from them. Also, excessive brushing with such bristles can scratch your dental devices and make them look older. The only way to avoid damaging or interfering with your dental veneers is to use soft-bristled toothbrushes in addition to brushing your teeth properly.

Avoid Grinding Your Teeth While Asleep


Some people have the habit of grinding their teeth while asleep. If you are one of them, you should stop it. This habit can damage your teeth and your dental veneers by wearing them down. For that reason, you should look for customized mouthguards to give you a better fit and protect your teeth. If you have any questions about the use of dental veneers and how to keep them looking new, call us today, and we will provide you with the right answers.




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