Once you’ve made the decision to upgrade your smile with our veneers dentist near Burr Ridge, it’s a good time to review your daily care regimen. Though porcelain veneers are notably more stain-resistant compared to natural teeth, they also represent a fresh start—there’s no better time to make things right! Here are some tips to help keep your new veneers looking bright and beautiful for years to come.
- Kick bad habits to the curb. If you have a history of using tobacco products, it’s a good time to let go of this habit. Smoking or chewing tobacco can cause staining on your teeth—whether they’re natural or made of porcelain.
- Avoid foods and drinks that may damage your veneers. Wine, tea, coffee, and berries are all known to cause staining of natural teeth and porcelain veneers. Chewing on hard candies or ice can also cause damage.
- Change out your toothpaste. Certain toothpastes have a gritty texture that is not ideal for veneers, which may become scratched by this kind of solution. We recommend using a whitening toothpaste, especially for patients who have had a limited amount of veneers made to match their existing teeth on either side.
- Rededicate yourself to good hygiene. Whether you have an excellent track record of maintaining your oral health or not, now is a good time to work towards your highest standards of care. Brush twice daily, floss daily, and visit your dentist regularly for best results.
Contact our Veneers Dentist Serving Burr Ridge
If you’re considering dental veneers but want to know more, visit the veneers page on our website to learn more about our process. You can also get in touch with our friendly staff to book a consultation with Dr. Morgan. We hope to hear from you soon!