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Fluoride Treatment – Lake Highlands, TX

Protection Today for Healthy Teeth Tomorrow

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If you’re looking for an extra layer of protection for your children or yourself, we have the perfect treatment! Dr. Mitra Bolouri offers fluoride treatment as a way to boost her patients’ dental hygiene and protect teeth even while they aren’t visiting her office. Keep reading to learn more about this treatment option and why it’s beneficial, especially for younger smiles.

Why Choose Us for Fluoride Treatment?

What is Fluoride Treatment?

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Fluoride treatment is one of the most popular dental services we have to offer for kids because it is easy, painless, and it allows them to enjoy healthy, strong teeth. Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that fights cavities and tooth decay. Plus, it helps to strengthen and protect teeth. We can easily paint fluoride on to your son or daughter’s teeth in a matter of minutes to give them smile protection for the months in between dental appointments.

Our fluoride comes in numerous flavors and it’s a completely comfortable treatment. You or your child will simply smile and let us apply a smooth fluoride gel. After application, the only thing you have to do is to avoid rinsing, drinking, or eating for the next 30 minutes. Depending on you or your loved one’s risk level for tooth decay, your dentist in Lake Highlands may recommend this treatment every 3, 6, or 12 months.

Candidates for Fluoride

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While fluoride is mostly used for children, any age group can benefit from it, especially if they have certain risks, including:

If any of these issues sound familiar, please don’t hesitate to contact our office for treatment.

Fluoride at Home

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While the best way to receive fluoride is with our professional treatment, there are other ways you can help protect you and your family’s teeth. Most tap water contains fluoride, so try switching to it instead of bottled water or other beverages. This is a great way to help strengthen and remineralize your enamel, possibly even reversing smaller cavities before they can fully develop. You can also ensure that you’re using a fluoridated toothpaste. When in doubt, check the ingredients of the toothpaste. These steps combined with regular visits to our office will help keep you and your family’s smiles as healthy as possible.

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