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What Can You Do To Prevent White Marks on Teeth?

Fluorosis is a dental condition that appears during childhood. Here are a few things you should know if you believe your children are at risk.

Key takeaways:

– Monitor your children’s teeth for white or brownish spots, flecks, and lines.

– Fluorosis may develop where drinking water is treated with excessive amounts of fluoride, so keep an eye on fluoride levels in your area.

– Don’t let your kids swallow any products containing fluoride. That includes mouth rinses, toothpaste, and dental gels.

In addition to the above, don’t forget that your dentist is qualified to offer advice on how to prevent fluorosis and maintain a healthy smile.

Read the full story here: http://yourdentalhealthresource.com/spotlight-on-dental-fluorosis/

 

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.

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