What Are Fluoride Treatments and Their Benefits?
Fluoride treatments involve the application of a high concentration of fluoride to the teeth. Benefits include:
- Strengthening tooth enamel
- Reducing the risk of decay
- Slowing down the progression of existing cavities
Who Needs Fluoride Treatments?
While particularly beneficial for children, fluoride treatments are effective for patients of all ages, especially those with:
- A history of frequent cavities
- Dry mouth conditions
- Gum disease
- Braces or other dental appliances
What Is the Process for Fluoride Treatment?
The treatment is quick and painless:
- Teeth are cleaned to remove any plaque or debris.
- Fluoride gel, foam, or varnish is applied to the teeth.
- The fluoride is left on the teeth for a few minutes to take effect.
How Often Should I Get Fluoride Treatments?
The frequency of fluoride treatments depends on your oral health needs. Typically, it's recommended every 6 to 12 months.
Are Fluoride Treatments Safe?
Yes, when applied by a professional, fluoride treatments are safe and highly beneficial for dental health.
Why Choose Van Cao Dentistry for Fluoride Treatments?
Our team at Van Cao Dentistry is experienced in providing effective fluoride treatments in a comfortable and caring environment.