Fluoride and Decay Prevention
years ago scientists started to notice that children who were born and raised in
areas with natural fluoride in drinking water had fewer cavities than children
in other areas. Fluoride absorbed by your body when teeth were forming (during
mother’s pregnancy to early childhood) integrates into the structure of enamel
and makes it stronger.
After teeth eruption, fluoride found in your toothpaste,
mouthwash, or in what your dentist places on your teeth still has a positive
effect on your teeth. It strengthens the enamel and reduces the chance of tooth
If you have children and live in an area that has no
fluoride in its drinking water, you should consult your dentist and physician
about fluoride tablets that are available for children.
If you have any questions about Fluoride treatment
and you live in West Covina or surrounding area, give us a call today!
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