What are Fluoride Treatments?

Fluoride treatments can be helpful when it comes to strengthening and protecting your teeth. While fluoride can be found in many different dental products, direct application can be helpful in providing further protection against tooth decay. Fluoride treatments are noninvasive and take just seconds to apply in our office. They are ideal for children as well as adults who are either more susceptible to decay or who want to protect their teeth.

What Are Fluoride Treatments

Why would Fluoride Treatments be needed?

There are a couple of reasons for why fluoride treatments might be right for you. For one, fluoride helps to protect your teeth against decay. This is essential for children and adults who are more prone to tooth decay. Fluoride is even helpful for patients who are simply looking for a way to protect their teeth to prevent the need for more invasive procedures later on.

Why Would Fluoride Treatments Be Needed

Who is a candidate for Fluoride Treatments?

There is absolutely no age limit when it comes to who would benefit from fluoride treatments. We often recommend fluoride to our pediatric patients, since kids are typically more prone to developing tooth decay. However, many of our adult patients can benefit from these treatments as well. The treatment process takes seconds in our office and requires nothing more than a simple brush to apply the fluoride to the teeth.

What happens during Fluoride Treatments?

We begin by applying a thin layer of fluoride to you or your child’s teeth. The fluoride is able to quickly penetrate the enamel and provide the protection that is needed. You should avoid rinsing, drinking or brushing for about an hour following the appointment. You can have fluoride applied to your teeth in conjunction with other procedures. For example, we often apply fluoride to your child’s teeth when they come in for a cleaning and exam. Our goal is to protect your smile and keep it healthy and strong for life.

If you think you might benefit from fluoride treatments or want to know more about the process of applying fluoride, call our office today to speak with one of our professional team members.

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