Fluoride has been used in preventative dentistry since 1945 and is regularly used today in dentist offices that practice pediatric dentistry. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared fluoridating drinking water one of the 20th century’s 10 greatest achievements in public health. Regular visits to a pediatric dentist in Glen Ellyn that offer fluoride as part of their preventative dental care can keep your child’s teeth healthy.
Watch this video to learn more about the benefits that fluoride offers to dental care. Dr. Jane Gillette of the American Dental Association discusses how fluoride is used to prevent tooth decay and cavities, and make teeth stronger.