Dental fluoride treatment
Fluoride treatments are an important component of a comprehensive preventive dental care plan and can be used for both adults and children.
Fluoride treatments can prevent tooth decay, remineralize exposed root surfaces reduce sensitivity of exposed root surfaces and enhance the longevity of crowns by strengthening the interface area to the tooth. The process of applying fluoride to the teeth is painless and can be completed in a matter of minutes in the comfort of our dental office. Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that is found in various food items and water as well.
The teeth are exposed to plaque and bacteria regularly that play with its quality. The teeth are also exposed to the two way process of demineralization and remineralization that refers to the addition of and loss of essential minerals from the tooth enamel. When the ratio of demineralization exceeds that of remineralization, one might experience tooth decay and other tooth problems. In case you are suffering from the problem of tooth decay, it is ideal to opt for dental fluoride treatments in Westport.
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What to expect from fluoride treatments in Westport
Fluoride treatments are beneficial in curbing the effect of tooth decay and retaining the tooth health. Since it is a dental procedure, patients may be treated with a highly concentrated solution in the form of a rinse, foam, or gel.
Many times varnishes can also be used in the form of a concentrated solution. It is not a complicated procedure and can be performed using cotton swabs, brushes, and mouthwash. The percentage of fluoride in these dental procedures is considerably high in comparison to the percentage of fluoride in the water and food items.
After the treatment, the patients will be advised to avoid eating and drinking for approximately 30 minutes in order to let the fluoride concentrate get fully absorbed in the affected tooth.