Fluoride Treatments at Hershey Family Dentistry

At Hershey Family Dentistry, we are committed to strengthening and protecting your smile. Fluoride is a natural mineral that plays a crucial role in maintaining the health of your teeth by combating decay and reinforcing enamel. Our professional fluoride treatments are designed to provide an extra layer of protection, ensuring your teeth remain strong and resilient.

Why Fluoride Treatments are Important:

  • Cavity Prevention: Fluoride helps prevent cavities by making teeth more resistant to acid attacks from plaque bacteria and sugars in the mouth.
  • Reversal of Early Decay: In the early stages of tooth decay, fluoride can help remineralize and repair weakened enamel.
  • Protection for All Ages: While often associated with children, fluoride treatments are beneficial for adults as well, especially those with a higher risk of tooth decay.

What to Expect During a Fluoride Treatment: Our fluoride treatments are quick, painless, and can be easily incorporated into your routine dental visit. The fluoride is applied as a gel, foam, or varnish and left on the teeth for a few minutes to allow maximum absorption. There is no discomfort, and the process is fast, allowing you to resume your normal activities immediately.

Aftercare: Following a fluoride treatment, we recommend avoiding eating or drinking for at least 30 minutes to ensure the fluoride is fully absorbed. This maximizes the treatment’s effectiveness and provides lasting benefits for your teeth.

Personalized Care at Hershey Family Dentistry: Our team at Hershey Family Dentistry believes in a personalized approach to dental care. We assess each patient’s individual needs and risk factors to determine the frequency and type of fluoride treatments that are most beneficial. Whether you are at a higher risk for cavities or simply want to maintain optimal oral health, we are here to provide the care and guidance you need.

Fluoride treatments are a simple yet powerful way to protect your teeth against decay and keep your smile healthy. If you’re interested in learning more about how fluoride treatments can benefit you, please contact Hershey Family Dentistry to schedule an appointment. Let us help you achieve a stronger, healthier smile with the power of fluoride.


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Dr. William Svitko, DMD
1036 Cocoa Avenue
Hershey, PA  17033

Phone: 717-533-4202

Email:  Office@HFDteam.com

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Hershey Family Dentistry

Our Specialties:

Cosmetic Dentistry
Endodontics Dentistry
Periodontal Dentistry
Preventative Dentistry
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