Your mouth is constantly fighting acids & other sugars that can lead to tooth decay. The use of Fluoride can play a big role in preventing cavities & strengthening the enamel of your teeth. The most common and natural source of fluoride can be found in your tap water & some foods. There are many forms of Fluoride that can be used on a daily basis to decrease your chances of tooth decay. Some of these forms can be found over the counter such as toothpastes & oral rinses. Other options must be prescribed and come in the form of a pill or drops. The use of fluoride is no longer just for children. Many dental offices are now offering fluoride treatments for adults. Studies have shown that the use of fluoride has helped decrease tooth sensitivity and tooth decay in adults as well- – if used on a daily basis. The benefits of fluoride are endless when it comes to you oral health. Make sure to consult with your local Dentist on your Fluoride options.
– Adriana Lopez, DA