Fluoride treatments are extremely beneficial for the health of teeth. Children, especially, greatly benefit from additional sources of fluoride. Fluoride works to remineralize the tooth and can also greatly help prevent cavities.
While there are many ways to incorporate fluoride into a child’s diet, one of the best methods is through the use of fluoride varnish. This is a concentrated form of fluoride that is applied to the tooth’s surface. While not permanent, the adherent nature helps it to stay on the tooth’s surface for several hours.
There are many advantages to using varnish for fluoride application:
Having your child receive fluoride treatments in conjunction with their dental exams is a perfect way to set your child up for success. The fluoride will help their teeth stay strong and resist cavities, and set them on a successful path for years of proper oral hygiene.