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Many people have questions about fluoride. This oftentimes leads to improperly using fluoride, which doesn’t help the smile much. So, if you have questions about fluoride, our dentist, Dr. Nirmal Aujla, would like to help you find the answers. The more you know, the better! To give you the answers you’re looking for, he is happy to share the answers to these commonly asked questions about fluoride:

Q: What is fluoride?
A: Fluoride is a natural mineral that strengthens and nourishes the tooth enamel. It dives into the outer shells of the teeth and toughens them. This can help you prevent dental issues, like enamel erosion and cavities.

Q: How often should I use fluoride?
A: It’s best to expose your teeth to fluoride each day. This can help you have a strong smile. However, fluoride exposure is not recommended for those who are under the age of 3.

Q: How can I access fluoride?
A: You can use fluoride toothpaste, drink fluoridated water (from the tap), use fluoride mouthwash and receive a professional fluoride treatment during your regular dental checkups.

For more information and details about fluoride in Watertown, New York, please contact Jefferson Dental Health PC when you get the chance. All you need to do is dial 315-788-7070 and our dental team will be more than happy to help you. We look forward to your phone call!