JulWhy do I need Fluoride?
Why do I need Fluoride?
Many patients ask this common question when visiting our office, the short answer is to prevent cavities and reverse early signs of decay. Fluoride works by neutralizing the acidity in your saliva, in order to minimize or eliminate attacks the tooth structure after each meal. Fluoride can also help reduce sensitivity in recessed areas in the mouth where the root of the tooth is exposed.
Which Fluoride is best for me?
There are options of Fluoride treatment in office that include:
- Foam tray application
- Fluoride rinse
- Fluoride paint on varnish
Every application Is decided on each patients age, needs, and risk assessment. Each method is different and varies in cost but your hygienist will be able to tell you which option best suits your needs.