Dental Examination & Cleaning

Information About Dental Examination & Cleaning

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Fluoride is a mineral that is effective against tooth decay.

  • Fluoride is a mineral that in naturally present in tap water and some food.

  • Fluoride is known to be effective against tooth decay in children and adults. It also helps reduce tooth sensitivity where there is recession and the root is exposed.

  • Fluoride can be a vital treatment for patients who suffer from dry mouth due medications, salivary gland problems, or patients who have undergone chemotherapy.

  • Patients who are at risk of developing cavities due to eating habits can also benefit from fluoride treatments.

  • Fluoride can either be applied with fluoride trays or painted on teeth as a varnish.