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The general health and integrity of your teeth can be affected by several factors, including nutrition, periodontal health, and oral hygiene practices. If you don’t consistently brush your teeth each morning and night or you forget to floss at least once each day, the bacterial presence in your mouth could cause a buildup of plaque acids.

The chronic acidic environment in your mouth could gradually start to erode the mineral density of your tooth enamel. If it persists for a significant amount of time, the demineralization could leave your teeth at Increased risk of suffering from cavities or chronic tooth sensitivity.

Fortunately, exposing your teeth to fluoride helps to restore some of the depleted mineral density of your tooth enamel.

If fluoridated municipal water and fluoridated toothpaste haven’t been able to preserve the strength of your tooth enamel, Dr. Justin Karrel might recommend professional applications.

This often starts with him administering a simple fluoride treatment during your routine dental checkup. With I focus on your daily oral hygiene routine, you should be able to maintain healthy teeth.

If Dr. Justin Karrel has further concerns about the strength of your tooth enamel he might also provide you with a prescription for convenient fluoride supplements.

If you live in the Staunton, Virginia, region and you are concerned about the strength of your teeth, you should call 540-885-1631 to schedule a dental checkup at the dental offices of Justin Karrel DMD.