Fluoride

As a preventive dental service provided by Teeth R’ Us Children’s Dentistry, we recommend the application of a protective coating called fluoride to your child’s teeth to help protect against cavities.

Fluoride is a protective coating that is painted on teeth. The varnish releases the fluoride over a period of time, which strengthens the teeth and prevents tooth decay.

Fluoride is found in many natural water sources. Many studies prove water fluoridation is safe and effective for children of all ages. However, any children younger than the age of 6 should be supervised in proper use of fluoridated toothpaste when brushing teeth.

Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in children therefore professional fluoride treatments are optimally recommended every 6 months.