All dental treatments longevity is shown by good oral hygiene and regular 6monthly cleanings.
The success of porcelain veneer treatment depends largely in excellent oral hygiene, Dr Kennedy advises all patients to attend a scale, polish and oral hygiene instructions with our hygienist.
Our dental hygienist uses knowledge and clinical skills to instruct patients on methods, tailored to preventing oral disease and maintaining healthy teeth and gums.
Dental plaque is made of bacteria
Bacteria release toxins
The toxins cause inflammation of gums, Gingivitis
It can progress to bone loss around the teeth, Periodontitis
This can lead to tooth loss
It breaks down tooth enamel and causes Caries
We will advise you on:
- Type of toothbrush and frequency
- Inter-dental care : flossing, inter-dental brushes, etc