The Importance of Fluoridation
Updated on Thursday 06th October 2016
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Fluoride is the most important mineral found on the exterior layer of the tooth, named enamel. The bacteria and the plaque are responsible for demineralization and in time for different dental problems and eventually tooth loss. Our dentists in Dubai can provide you with information about how to regain teeth health, due to this special mineral named fluoride. It is good to know that our modern dental clinics in Dubai are properly equipped with high-class technology. Our dentists can offer details about numerous dental procedures, and here we mention the dental implants in Dubai.
Why is fluoride so important?
First of all, let’s see why we lose minerals and how tooth decay appears. Bacteria appear when sugars and other carbohydrates are producing acids in your mouth. The acid will then eat the crystals in time, creating the environment for tooth decay. In order to avoid this severe dental problem, our Dubai dentist will propose you a particular remineralization plan, where the fluoride will have a major impact on your dental health. It is good to know that fluoride treatments will prevent tooth decay to install.
Fluoride dental treatments in Dubai
Brushing and flossing the teeth are the daily habits that you should never skip. And nowadays, the market has a wide range of toothpastes and rinses that contain fluoride, the important mineral necessary for strong and healthy teeth. Professional fluoride treatments can be made in our dental clinics in Dubai and can be applied as a gel or as foam. Usually, these products have a high level of fluoride and cannot be found on market for home treatment. The dentist in Dubai can also prescribe fluoride supplements for children between 6 and 15 years, the proper time when teeth are developing. It is good to know that tap water contains a lot of fluoride and you should drink at least two liters per day, for a good body function.
Fluoride does not cause any harm
Fluoride is an essential mineral found in sea food, black tea and of course, water. We might say we have a daily contact with it, and we remember that toothpastes and mouth rinses are necessary to gain the daily amount of fluoride, to combat tooth decay. Therefore, dealing with fluoride will never harm you in any way, on the contrary, it is recommended in order to have strong and healthy teeth. If you are having dental implants or dental crowns or bridges, the fluoride found in toothpastes will not be a problem for you. Regarding the children, parents need to listen to the dentists’ advice and to not introduce fluoride supplements, if the child is less than 6 years old.
If you have any questions about the importance of fluoridation, you can contact our team of dentists in Dubai.