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Your new dental veneers have given you the bright, beautiful smile you have been dreaming of. Adapting some new everyday habits will help ensure that they provide you with your ideal smile for many years to come.

Even though the porcelain veneers cannot get tooth decay, they will still need to be included in your daily oral hygiene regimen. Be sure you brush and floss all of your teeth twice per day. Brush the faces of your veneers with a soft bristled toothbrush and a nonabrasive toothpaste to help preserve their polished appearance.

When eating, be sure to remember that your natural tooth enamel is going to be more durable than the porcelain biting edge of the veneer. Biting down on hard and crunchy foods can cause minor chips in the biting edge of your veneers. You can still eat hard, crunchy foods, but get in the habit of cutting these foods into chunks before popping them into your mouth, rather than biting them off.

If you have questions about the best way to maintain your new dental veneers, please feel free to call us at 928-277-4754 to schedule an appointment. We are excited to help you retain your new, appealing smile for many years to come.