At Wellington Dental in London, our family dentists provide fluoride treatment to help make teeth resistant to decay and maintain a healthy smile.
What is a fluoride treatment?
Acid from plaque and bacteria in the mouth can cause tooth decay. Fluoride is a mineral that helps prevent cavities and can help repair teeth in the very early microscopic stages of tooth decay.
A fluoride treatment is applied directly to the tooth surface after the teeth have been professionally cleaned.
These treatments take just a few minutes and are available in the form of a rinse, foam or varnish.
When is a fluoride treatment recommended?Regular fluoride treatments are recommended for adults and children. Below are some factors that may increase the risk of developing cavities, and reasons why a fluoride treatment may be recommended for you: