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Topical Fluoride Treatment

What is Topical Fluoride? We classify fluoride into two categories, depending on the method of delivery. These include topical fluoride (applied directly to tooth surface) and systemic fluoride (ingested and absorbed by the body via the food and water we eat and drink). The surface of your teeth might seem like a stable, unchanging environment, [...]

Topical Fluoride Treatment2022-03-05T19:44:26+00:00

Got Fluoride?

As we age, wrinkles and graying hair become evident. For adults, there’s no reversing the aging process. But happily, a lifetime of fluoride use can help reverse the demineralizing process! Bacterial plaque continually forms on teeth, producing acids that initiate the process of decay. That’s DE-mineralization. Fluoride helps add back calcium and phosphate. That’s RE-mineralization. [...]

Got Fluoride?2015-01-13T00:00:45+00:00

Can Kissing Cause Cavities?

Sorry to say, it can. In fact, anything involving contact with saliva—a kiss, parents tasting their babies’ food, sharing of tableware and toothbrushes—can transmit decay-causing bacteria. Soon after birth, infants start to get those bacteria that inhabit the mouth and cause cavities. These germs are usually transferred by the babies’ mothers or other family members. [...]

Can Kissing Cause Cavities?2014-02-11T00:00:49+00:00