This preventive treatment helps strengthen and protect teeth, reducing the risk of tooth decay. Fluoride, a naturally-occurring mineral, helps prevent cavities- link (Cavities, or tooth decay, is the destruction of your tooth enamel, the hard, outer layer of your teeth. It can be a problem for children, teens and adults. Plaque, a sticky film of bacteria, constantly forms on your teeth. When you eat or drink foods containing sugars, the bacteria in plaque produce acids that attack tooth enamel. The stickiness of the plaque keeps these acids in contact with your teeth and over time the enamel can break down. This is when cavities can form. (A cavity is a little hole in your tooth.)
In children and adults by making the outer surface of your teeth enamel. Enamel is hard calcified tissue covering the dentin in the crown of tooth. Fluoride helps rebuild (remineralize) weakened tooth enamel and reverses early signs of tooth decay. When you brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste, or use other fluoride dental products. The fluoride vanish application is applied to the surface of your teeth.