The four most important factors in preventing dental disease are:
1. Brushing and Flossing (Hygiene)
2. Balanced Diet
3. Applying Sealants
Fluoride is an essential ingredient for optimal oral health and wellness. It has been proven to help lower the formation of cavities and make it possible for people to keep more of their teeth for a longer period. Another important part of maintaining your teeth is the removal of plaque and tartar on a regular basis. The frequency of your visits is based on your individual oral health and wellness.
During your visit to our dental clinic in Edina, Bloomington, MN, we will update your medical history, perform an oral cancer screening exam, check your tooth cavities, cross-check oral hygiene instructions, and monitor your periodontal (gum) condition.
Fluoride treatments and sealants are recommended for children and for adults when appropriate. Fluoride impacts oral health in two ways: