Fluoride is a widely recognized source of enamel-strengthening minerals. Found naturally in many foods and water supplies, it is widely accessible and extremely effective at preventing cavities. For half a century, health professionals worldwide have recommended its use for the promotion of healthy tooth enamel.
Fluoride treatments target weak areas of tooth structure, and are especially important for patients under the age of 18. A professional application allows the enamel to absorb the fluoride mineral, creating a stronger surface to guard against potential decay.
At Sulens Dental, fluoride treatment is offered in several ways:
Internal fluoride is absorbed through food and water supplies. Ensuring the proper amount of fluoride consumed is important, as too much can cause abnormal discolorations of the teeth and is seen in areas where natural fluoride levels are high.
Along with proper oral hygiene, topical fluoride can be used to prevent decay in patients who experience the following symptoms:
If you’ve constantly battled any of the problems mentioned above, ask us about adding a topical fluoride treatment during your next visit. Or contact us today with your questions!Schedule Your Appointment Today!