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Is Fluoride Good For Your Teeth?
Posted on 7/29/2020 by Crossroads Family Dentistry
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Fluoride is usually referred to as a natural cavity fighter. Fluoride helps avoid cavities in people of all ages and helps protect the enamel from acid attacks, thereby preventing tooth decay. Your will provide tips on gettingmaximum fluoride protectionfor your teeth. Fluoride Protection Even before you get teeth, fluoride from the foods and beverages helps build up your tooth enamel and make it stronger. This makes it easier for your teeth to avoid decay. Once the teeth erupt, fluoride helps in rebuilding the tooth enamel that has weakened. This also helps reverse any signs of tooth decay. If you use fluoride toothpaste to brush your teeth or use any dental products that contain fluoride, this fluoride sticks to your teeth. Your teeth continue taking in fluoride from the food and beverages you consume. Eventually, fluoride becomes part of your saliva and constantly bathes your teeth with small amounts of fluoride. This helps the continuous rebuilding of tooth enamel that has weakened. How To Get Fluoride? There are various ways to get fluoride. Here are some of the most common ways: Drink Fluoride Water Fluoride is present in almost all water bodies. This includes lakes, rivers, and even the sea. Certain states also add fluoride to the drinking water system that helps your teeth get the right amount of fluoride at the right time. Mouthwash & Toothpaste People thatuse toothpasteor mouthwash that contains fluoride have a lower chance of contracting cavities. Always consult your if you are not sure of the toothpaste. When using fluoride toothpaste, take care of the following: · Brush twice a day. Always consult your dentist for a proper brushing schedule. · For kids below the age of 3 years, you should start using a fluoride toothpaste as soon as the first tooth appears. The quantity of toothpaste should be no more than the size of a rice grain. · For kids aged between 3 and 6 years, the toothpaste amount should not exceed the size of a pea. Fluoride is important for the overall health of your teeth. You should regularly consult your dentist to ensure that your enamel is not wearing off, and there are no signs of tooth decay or cavities....
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Am I Brushing My Teeth Wrong?
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The Healing Power of Laughter and a Healthy Smile
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3/18/2020
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3/11/2020
What is an EDDA?
3/4/2020
Tips from the Doc. (dads and dentistry advice)
2/28/2020
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2/21/2020
Does my child need braces?
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When should I start brushing my child's teeth?
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What are Dental Implants?
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A Pain Free Holiday Season
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The Importance Of X-Rays
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