Fluoride is used to prevent tooth decay by making teeth more resilient against plaque, bacteria, and sugars. With the fluoride treatments, we can help strengthen the outer layer of your teeth and fight cavities. Fluoride applications after teeth cleanings typically make dental work last longer and can help to prevent tooth decay.
Fluoride for Kids
Fluoride treatment for kids is a necessity. It is imperative that fluoride is administered when permanent teeth are coming in, as it helps strengthen developing teeth. Research shows that fluorides, whether from fluoride treatments, fluoride rinses, or toothpaste, are an integral part of preventing tooth decay.
Fluoride for Adults
You are never too old to benefit from a fluoride dental treatment. Adults with health issues including gum disease, dry mouth conditions, and others are more at risk for tooth decay. Fluoride treatments can help provide added protection for those with these conditions.
Find a location near you to make an appointment for your fluoride treatment.
Dental sealants are protective, composite seals placed over the crevices in the teeth where decay most often starts. They have proven successful in preventing cavities.
The American Dental Association (ADA) maintains that dental sealants for kids and adults are both safe and effective.
At Sage Dental, we review your oral health and eating habits to decide whether sealants are appropriate for your children or you (even adults can benefit from a tooth sealant).
Sealants for Kids
Getting sealants for teeth can go a long way in fighting dental problems that may occur later in a child’s development. Sealants are advisable for kids that are prone to cavities, although we suggest considering sealants for kids in general, as it can be difficult to monitor their tooth brushing. Sealants can help in preventing cavities.
Find a location near you and call us today if you have questions on dental sealants.