Dental fluoride is the most effective agent used by the dentists to help with tooth decay. Dental fluoride is part of our everyday living, but sometimes not concentrated enough to prevent tooth decay in susceptible people.
Dentists at Ballarat usually recommends in chair dental fluoride treatments for people with
- Active dental caries
- Exposed and sensitive root surfaces
- White spot lesions
- Deep pits and fissures on the chewing surfaces for teeth
- Dry mouth, Xerostomia due to medical conditions, medical treatment or medications
- During an orthodontic dental treatment
Topical dental fluoride used by the dentists work by penetrating into the outer surface of the tooth called enamel making it harder. For everyday application, the safer option is to use GC Tooth Mousse
GC Tooth Mousse contains calcium and phosphate taken from cow’s milk. GC Tooth Mousse can be used in children under 6 and in patients where additional dental fluoride exposure is desired.
If you need any dental fluoride treatment done at Ballarat, please call our Ballarat Dental Care in Ballarat to book your dental fluoride appointment and speak to our preventive dentistry dentist doing fluoride dental treatments in Ballarat