Fluoride treatments at Lubbock Pediatric Dentistry & Oral Surgery consist of a sticky varnish that adheres to the child’s teeth to prevent unnecessary ingestion.
Fluoride treatments are generally applied at the end of each visit. They may be recommended more often if your child is especially prone to cavities.
Your child is permitted to eat and drink immediately after a fluoride treatment, but you will need to avoid hard or sticky substances for four to six hours after the treatment.
Fluoride is commonly used to keep children’s teeth healthy, strong and cavity-free.
We may discuss supplemental fluoride intake with you from sources such as fluoridated water, toothpaste and mouth-rinses