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What is fluoride and what does it do? They call fluoride nature’s cavity fighter because it is a naturally occurring mineral that can strengthen and enhance tooth enamel. Tooth enamel is the thin layer on the surface of your teeth the protects your teeth from damage caused by bacteria and harmful acids that result in infection, erosion, and decay. For more information, listed below are some key points about fluoride:

– Fluoride supplements can also be obtained online or in stores in lozenge form, as well as tablets and drops.

– If you require a professional application of fluoride, they can be administered by your dentist at the office.

– Fluoride is often found in many kinds of toothpaste. Always look for the ADA Seal of Acceptance from the American Dental Association on packages of toothpaste to ensure it reaches the standards required to effectively shield and clean your teeth.

– Fluoride can be found in naturally-occurring water all over the world and it has been added to the public drinking water supply to provide an extra layer of protection for your teeth.

No matter the needs you require from your smile, our team at Sonrisa Dental can help. Dr. Jorge Ferreira and our team can give you a comprehensive oral examination to determine which tooth restoration procedures are best for you and your oral health care needs. To schedule a visit to our dentist office in Santa Fe, New Mexico, call us at 505-455-2176. Come see us, and let us show you the benefits of a better smile today!