It’s happened before. You go to the dentist, and they offer you a fluoride treatment. You might even have your own fluoride rinse at home. You’ve probably heard about it protecting your teeth, but why is it so important?
Fluoride is a mineral your own body produces, which is located in your teeth and bones. It’s even found in plants, water, and even rocks. When you come in for an examination and teeth cleaning, we will offer you a topical fluoride meant to protect your teeth from decay by strengthening your enamel.
If you can get a fluoride rinse over the counter, you might be wondering why you should bother getting it from My Smile Dentistry when you come in for a visit. Our treatment involves a higher concentration, which is properly monitored for your safety.
Of course, fluoride on its own isn’t enough to fully protect your teeth. You still need to make sure you’re brushing and flossing regularly. It’s always great to have a little extra protection, though. Some benefits of professional fluoride treatment include:
Protecting your teeth will not only keep you healthy – it will keep your smile looking great too! Have My Smile Dentistry help preserve your smile by scheduling an appointment today.