Fluoride Treatments: Not Just For Kids

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You rarely hear the word “toothpaste” without it being preceded by “fluoride.” “Fluoride toothpaste” is ubiquitous for good reason. It’s essential to good dental health, as the dentists at Aspen Ridge Dental in Casper explain.

Fluoride is an important mineral that helps your teeth stay strong. It is found in some foods and water and makes toothpastes more effective at fighting cavities. Fluoride helps teeth by making them stronger and more resistant to the dangerous acid that is formed by bacteria. We may recommend a fluoride treatment in addition to your dental cleaning.

The fluoride used in in-office treatments comes in either a gel or foam, and may be available in several flavors. The fluoride is applied directly to teeth through the use of a plastic dental tray that fits over your teeth. The tray is kept in your mouth for just a few minutes. Fluoride treatments are a simple and painless way to strengthen your teeth and maintain an attractive smile.

While many people understand the importance of fluoride treatments in fortifying developing teeth in children, some do not realize the importance of fluoride for adults. For this reason, fluoride treatments are sometimes recommended to adults who are susceptible to enamel wear or tooth decay.

Fluoride treatments are a regular part of family dentistry at Aspen Ridge Dental in Casper. We also provide a wide range of cosmetic dentistry procedures. Schedule an appointment with us today.

Contact Aspen Ridge Dental:

307-462-4159

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

1122 S Conwell St
Casper, Wyoming
82601

 

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