Topical Fluoride Treatment, Kota Kinabalu

Topical Fluoride Treatment for Teeth

What is Fluoride Treatment?

Fluoride is a mineral that occurs naturally in many water sources, including the oceans. It can also be added to water supplies to help prevent tooth decay. Fluoride treatment is a process in which a dentist applies a high concentration of fluoride to the teeth. This treatment may be in the form of a gel, varnish, or toothpaste. Fluoride helps to strengthen the enamel and reduce the risk of tooth decay.


Benefits of Topical Fluoride Treatment

Topical fluoride treatment is a great way to prevent tooth decay and keep your smile looking its best. Fluoride helps to strengthen the enamel on your teeth, making them less likely to develop cavities or other dental problems. There are many benefits of topical fluoride treatment, including the fact that it can help to prevent tooth decay, and that it can also help to improve the overall health of your teeth.


Are there risks with fluoride treatment?

Yes, there are risks associated with fluoride treatment. too much fluoride can damage the enamel on your teeth and lead to dental caries (cavities). Fluoride varnish is one way to reduce the risk of cavities, but it’s important to use the right amount of fluoride. Professional fluoride treatments and fluoride toothpaste can help reduce the risk of cavities, but too much fluoride can be harmful.


What is the topical fluoride treatment process?

The topical fluoride treatment process is a dental treatment that helps to protect the teeth from cavities. Fluoride is a mineral that is found in many foods and in water. It is also added to some dental products. Dentists can also apply a fluoride gel or varnish to the teeth. Fluoride treatments are often given to children and adults who have a high risk for cavities. They may also be given to people who have permanent teeth but no longer have baby teeth. Fluoride supplements can be taken by mouth to help increase fluoride intake.


What different types of fluoride treatment are available?

There are many different types of fluoride treatment available. The most common type is topical fluoride, which is applied directly to the teeth by a dentist or in a gel form. This helps to strengthen the enamel and prevent cavities. Toothpaste and mouthwashes also contain a small amount of fluoride, which helps to protect the teeth. Professional fluoride treatments, such as varnish, are also available. These treatments provide a higher concentration of fluoride, which can help to prevent more serious cavities. Fluoride supplements are also available, but should only be used if recommended by a dentist.


Who needs fluoride treatment?

Fluoride is a mineral that helps prevent tooth decay. Fluoride treatment is recommended for people who are at high risk for cavities, have had cavities in the past, or have sensitive teeth. Fluoride treatments can be done at the dentist’s office or at home. Fluoride treatments help to prevent dental caries, which is the medical term for cavities. Dental caries are more common in children than adults, and fluoride treatments can help to prevent them. The safety of fluoride has been well-established, and it is considered to be safe for use in preventing dental caries in children.

Our Services

We offer everything from dental treatment to children treatment. Contact us and let us know what you’re looking for and we’ll find the best treatment for you.

Dental Treatment

Dental Treatment

We provide all types of dental treatments, from general care to cosmetic surgery.

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry

We offer a wide range of cosmetic dentistry services, from dental implants to tooth whitening.

Teeth Replacement

Teeth Replacement

We offer a complete range of dental services to help you get back your smile.

Braces

Braces

Our orthodontists are qualified and experienced to make you feel confident about your smile.

Children Treatment

Children Treatment

It's time to get your little ones in for teeth cleaning from our caring dentists.

Klinik Pergigian FTS Chin Dentist Kota Kinabalu
dentist in Kota Kinabalu

The Preferred Dentist at Kota Kinabalu

Your cosmetic dentistry choice

Klinik Pergigian FTS Chin, located in Likas, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, is one of the most recognized dental clinics in the region. With our skilled dentists and staff, we provide patients with top-quality dental care.
Our dentists possess the skills and experience you need. We care about your needs as a patient and we’re here to help you achieve the outcome you desire.

General Questions

Scaling are typically charged between RM100-RM200. We recommend getting it done every 6 months.
Whitenings typically cost RM999, the procedure usually takes about 1 hour to 1.5 hours.
You can try using a toothpaste specifically designed for sensitive teeth such as Sensodyne. Rub a little toothpaste into the sensitive area when going to bed as it helps protect the surface. Avoid strongly acidic foods or drinks and wait at least an hour after eating before brushing as this could cause even more sensitivity. If the pain continues, speak to our dental team and they may be able to offer further care to reduce your symptoms.
You should wait at least 1 month for your gums to heal before it is ideal to take an impression of your mouth.
3 appointments are needed to before you can take your dentures home. Time between each appointment is about 1-2 weeks. On average it takes about 1 month or less from start to finish.
It is possible to add on extra ‘teeth’ to your dentures after an extraction. Your dentist will check evaluate your current denture first to see if it is suitable. Sometimes if your dentures are too old/ loose/ complicated design, your dentist may recommend making a new set of dentures.
Wisdom teeth usually erupts between ages 17 to 23. If you have had multiple episodes of pain, difficulty opening your mouth, swelling or even a fever. Your dentist will usually need to do a check up and an x-ray to plan for the next step. Please see your dentist if you are experiencing this.