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Fluoride Treatments for Kids

Children's Fluoride Treatments available in Sacramento, CA Fluoride plays an important role in the development of children's teeth. Fluoride is often found naturally in water, soil, air, and many foods. It is absorbed easily into tooth enamel, especially in the growing teeth of children from 6 months to 16 years old. Once teeth are fully developed, fluoride makes them more resistant to decay by promoting remineralization. This process replaces the lost tooth structure before the damage is even visible! Many cities add fluoride to [...]

By |2021-01-05T08:00:37-08:00January 5, 2021|Children's Dentistry|

Adult Fluoride Treatments

Topical Fluoride Treatments in Sacramento, CA No matter your age, fluoride helps prevent cavities, tooth decay, and periodontal disease. Fluoride helps create healthy teeth, and it's not just for kids—adults need fluoride too! Every day, acidic foods and drinks threaten to erode tooth enamel. Bacteria as well, can produce acid and dissolve the enamel on a microscopic level. (A process that is known as Demineralization.) Fortunately, our body fights back by constantly rebuilding enamel with the help of minerals like calcium and fluoride. Fluoride [...]

By |2020-11-03T08:00:04-08:00November 3, 2020|Patient Education|