The health of your teeth can have a significant impact on your overall quality of life. At the same time, healthy teeth rely on strong tooth enamel to help break down food efficiently while also resisting tooth decay.
A consistent daily oral hygiene routine and regularly attending your dental checkups are important for maintaining healthy teeth. If there are any concerns about the mineral density of your tooth enamel, our dentist at Dayton Comprehensive Dentistry might recommend administering a fluoride treatment.
If your tooth enamel has been significantly affected by plaque acids, our dentists might also include a prescription for fluoride supplements. This treatment plan might also be necessary if you don’t have ready access to fluoridated water at home.
Common fluoride supplements might include sublingual tabs, gels, mouthwash or a concentrated fluoride toothpaste. Ingestible fluoride supplement needs to be taken at the stated times and dosages. Concentrated fluoride toothpaste or mouthwash should be applied to your teeth right before going to sleep at night. This will allow the fluoride to fully saturate your tooth enamel without being washed away by food or drink.
If you live in the Springboro, Dayton, and Kettering, Ohio, area and are concerned about the health of your teeth or the strength of your tooth enamel, you should call (937) 253-3601 and schedule a dental checkup at Dayton Comprehensive Dentistry. Dr. Sellers, Dr. Platt, Dr. Lochtefeld, and Dr. Lochtefeld are here to help you!