Tooth decay causes severe damage to teeth if you don’t see a dentist for treatment. Fortunately, tooth decay is preventable with good oral hygiene habits and the help of fluoride. However, if you don’t have enough fluoride in the local water supply, then one of our dentists at Rock River Dental in Fort Atkinson, WI, may apply a fluoride treatment to your teeth.
Fluoride is effective in preventing cavities, tooth decay, and plaque from building up and hardening on the tooth’s surface. A fluoride treatment in our office takes a few minutes. After the treatment, patients will be asked not to eat or drink 30 minutes after your appointment to allow the teeth to absorb the fluoride. Depending on your oral health, you may be required to have a fluoride treatment every three, six, or twelve months.
Our dentists at Rock River Dental give patients of all ages fluoride treatments by brushing fluoride varnish on teeth in Fort Atkinson, WI.