The Benefit of Regular Fluoride Exposure

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To maintain healthy teeth, you need to practice proper daily oral care to ensure they receive the attention they need. Our team can help you maintain your oral hygiene by performing routine dental checkups twice a year to care for the teeth and gums. We encourage you to include fluoride in your oral care routine to keep your teeth strong and healthy year round.

Fluoride is a mineral that is naturally in some sources of food and water, and it’s important to your smile because it nourishes the teeth to help them fight off harmful oral bacteria. Every day, your teeth go through a cycle of demineralization and remineralization of their minerals, and without regular fluoride exposure, they can’t regain the mineral strength to avoid dental problems such as cavities, tooth sensitivity and gum disease. You can provide your teeth remain with more support by using fluoride toothpaste and fluoride mouthwash whenever you clean your smile.

You can also receive professional fluoride treatment when you visit Dr. Jay Stucky and our team for regular dental checkups. Our dental hygienist can apply a flavored varnish to the teeth at the completion of your dental cleaning with a brush or tray. The varnish remains on teeth for several minutes while the minerals penetrate the tooth enamel, and then we rinse your smile.

If you are interested in receiving fluoride treatment in Hutchinson, Kansas, please feel free to call Hutchinson Family Dental, Jay R. Stucky, DDS, PA at 620-663-9119 today to speak with our dentist!