They call fluoride nature’s cavity fighter because it is a naturally occurring mineral that can strengthen and protect tooth enamel. Tooth enamel is the thin layer on the surface of your teeth the protects them from harm caused by harmful acids. Listed below are a few important facts about fluoride:
– Fluoride can be found in naturally-occurring water all over the world. For public drinking water, fluoride has been added in to provide an additional layer of protection for your teeth.
– Fluoride is often found in many types of toothpaste. Always look for the ADA Seal of Acceptance from the American Dental Association on packages of toothpaste to ensure it reaches the standards required to effectively protect and clean your teeth.
– If you would like a professional application of fluoride, they can be administered by your dentist at Staten Island Dental Arts Center
– Fluoride supplements can also be purchased online or in stores. They come in lozenge form, as well as tablets and drops.
Come in and see for yourself the magic of fluoride. To schedule an appointment at our dentist office in Staten Island, New York, call us at (718) 948 4393 and a member of our team will gladly assist you. Dr. Matthew Scaffa and all of our team look forward to helping you achieve the successful smile you desire.