Fluoride Treatment Of Teeth

Fluoride Treatment Is Provided To Children And Adults To Restore Minerals To Tooth Surfaces Where Bacteria May Erode The Enamel.

It Also Inhibits The Growth Of Harmful Oral Bacteria And Prevents Cavities. The Early The Child Is Exposed To Fluoride The Less Likely They Are To Develop Cavities.

Following Can Increase Your Cavities

  • Excessive Alcohol
  • Eating Disorders
  • Poor Oral Hygiene
  • Lack Of Professional Dental Care
  • Poor Diet
  • Dry Mouth
  • Weak Enamel

Common Sources Of Fluoride Include

  • Tea
  • Water
  • Fish With Bones
  • Food Cooked In Water

During Professional Fluoride Treatment , It Is Applied In The Form Of Gel, Varnish, Rinse
The Treatment May Be Applied With A Swab,Brush, Tray, Or Mouthwash. This Treatment Have More Fluoride Than In Water Or Toothpaste.

It Takes Only Few Minutes To Apply. Care Is Been Taken That The Fluoride Is Not Ingested. Dentist May Ask To Aviod Eating Or Drinking For 30 Minutes After Application So That The Fluoride Gets Fully Absorbed.

It Can Be Repeated After 3 Or 6 Or 12 Months Depending On Caries.