You rarely hear the word “toothpaste” without it being preceded by “fluoride.” Fluoride toothpaste is good for teeth, and at The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria VA, we encourage its use.
Fluoride is an essential mineral that helps your teeth stay strong. It is found in some foods and water and makes toothpastes more effective at fighting cavities. Fluoride helps teeth by making them stronger and more resistant to the harmful acid that is formed by bacteria.
If you wonder if you or your child is getting enough fluoride, talk to us about fluoride supplements. We will let you know if they are required and determine the precise supplement dosage.
At The Center for Dental Anesthesia in Alexandria VA, we are committed to maintaining the dental health of each of our valued patients. People from Northern Virgina, Fairfax, and Prince William County come to us for family and restorative dentistry. Contact us today!
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