What are Fluoride Treatments?
Fluoride is essential for keeping teeth strong and healthy. In most cases, children and adults get enough fluoride through their drinking water and toothpaste. However, if you do not consume fluoridated water or if you are more prone to developing cavities, fluoride treatment is a great option. This treatment is done right in our office and can be suitable for kids and adults alike.
Why might you need Fluoride Treatments?
You may be advised to have fluoride treatments if you do not have a fluoridated water source at home. You may be told that you need this treatment if you are more prone to developing cavities. For young children, fluoride treatments are a crucial way of protecting sensitive baby teeth. If you’re interested in fluoride treatments, we’re here to help you meet your smile goals.
What makes you or a child a good candidate for Fluoride Treatments?
To determine if you might benefit from fluoride treatments, you can come in for a consultation and exam. If you are the parent of a child, fluoride treatment helps to keep their teeth healthy and strong. For adults, fluoride treatments can completely prevent cavities from forming. Fluoride treatment should be done at each of your bi-annual appointments.
What can you expect with Fluoride Treatments?
The procedure to treat teeth with fluoride is done quickly and easily. Our doctors will first examine the teeth and check for signs of decay. Fluoride liquid is then brushed onto the teeth. For young kids, this process is quick, easy and noninvasive. You should not eat or drink anything for up to an hour after the treatment has been done. It is important to have fluoride treatments at every one of your bi-annual appointments. We’re here to help you find the treatment option that’s right for you or your children so that their teeth are kept completely healthy and strong for years to come.
If you’re interested in fluoride treatments, call our office so that we can schedule an appointment for you or your child to be seen.