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A Fluoride Treatment Can Help You Strengthen Your Teeth

By applying fluoride to your smile’s surface, we can help maintain the strength of your teeth’s enamel. This treatment helps children with developing teeth, as well as older patients with decay issues, improve this protective outer layer. That is why some communities add fluoride to their drinking water and help reduce cavity formation. When you receive a fluoride treatment from the team at Knight Dental Care, you can enjoy extra smile protection between your checkups.

Is Fluoride Treatment Right For Me?

We can provide a fluoride treatment to any of our patients, but they are particularly useful for those more susceptible to cavities. We typically suggest this treatment for young children who are still developing their brushing and flossing skills. We also suggest fluoride treatment if you live in an area where your drinking water is not fluoridated. To make the procedure more enjoyable, we provide a variety of flavors to choose from.

Performing Your Fluoride Treatment

We usually apply fluoride treatment at the end of your dental cleaning. After choosing your flavor, we prepare the treatment in a gel, foam, or paint-on varnish form. The treatment will remain on your teeth for several minutes to allow the fluoride to sink into your enamel properly. To remove the fluoride from your teeth, we will provide suction instead of a water rinse. We ask that you not eat, drink, or rinse your mouth for half an hour following treatment.