Reasons To Use Fluoride As Part Of Your Oral Care Routine

Fluoride is an important ingredient in some oral care products like toothpaste and mouthwash. Here are some reasons to choose products that contain this mineral:

Key takeaways:

  • Fluoride strengthens the enamel so your teeth are more resistant to the bacteria and acids that cause cavities and decay.
  • If decay is already present but is not severe, fluoride can reverse its effects.
  • This substance works through your saliva and keeps you protected against dry mouth, one of the causes of cavities.

Ask your dentist for recommendations of fluoride-based oral care products.

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