The Advantages of Fluoride in Regards to Your Teeth

A dentist will sometimes recommend a fluoride treatment in order to prevent cavities from forming. However, this naturally occurring chemical offers a host of additional benefits to your teeth. Let’s take a quick look at why fluoride can provide you with a healthy and long-lasting smile. 

  • Fluoride can help to reverse cavities if they are treated at an early stage.
  • This chemical strengthens the enamel of your teeth; helping to prevent cavities.
  • Fluoride in toothpaste will benefit your teeth, even after they have been brushed.

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Matthew Houlton BDS(Sheffield) MFGDP(UK)

I’m Matthew Houlton, principal dentist and practice owner of Manor House Dental Practice.

Qualified from Sheffield dental hospital in 1993.

Post graduate training with Paul Tipton (Specialist Prosthodontist) from 2005-2007.

Diploma for Membership of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) 2007.

Special interest in Orthodontics.

Yorkshire Deanary Fixed Appliance Training Scheme 2002-2004.

I have worked at York Hospital’s orthodontic department one session a week since 2009.

Member of the British Society of Occlusal Studies (the study of temporomandibular disorder).

I have two children, who keep me busy when I am not at the practice. I take a keen interest in and teach Aikido, a martial art, to keep a healthy mind and body.