Monthly Archives: October 2016

Do I Need Fluoride Treatment?

Fluoride: a fantastic, naturally occurring mineral that promotes strong, healthy teeth by strengthening enamel. Most everyone has heard of fluoride and probably experienced a fluoride treatment or two as a kid, but that’s the extent of their knowledge. You see, the development of plaque wears away at your enamel in a process called demineralization. Fluoride counters this by encouraging another process: remineralization. Even though fluoride treatments typically end around the age of 14, anyone (especially those experiencing the early stages of tooth decay) can benefit from a treatment. Of course, even with this basic understanding of what fluoride is, and does, we, at Columbus Dental Solutions, often hear the same question: Do I Need a Fluoride Treatment? Well, the answer really depends […]

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