Sources of Fluoride

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Fluoride is a mineral that is naturally found in water and some foods. Fluoride is sometimes referred to as nature’s cavity fighter, as this mineral can strengthen tooth enamel, thus helping to protect teeth against acid attacks that cause cavities. In addition, fluoride strengthens developing and growing teeth. Because fluoride... Read more »

The Protection of Dental Sealants

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If you would like extra protection from cavities ask our dentists about dental sealants. Sealants are a thin material that is painted over the chewing surfaces of the back teeth.  If you look closely at the surface of those molars you'll see what we call "pits and fissures"or hollows and... Read more »