You rarely hear the word “toothpaste” without it being preceded by “fluoride.” Fluoride toothpaste is good for teeth, and at Art of Dentistry Institute in Irvine CA we encourage its use. Fluoride is an essential mineral that helps your teeth stay strong. It is found in some foods and water and makes toothpastes more effective at fighting cavities. Fluoride helps teeth by making them stronger and more resistant to the harmful acid that is formed by bacteria. If you wonder if you or your child is getting enough fluoride, talk to us about fluoride supplements. We will let you know if they are required and determine the precise supplement dosage. At Art of Dentistry Institute in Irvine CA we are committed to maintaining the dental health of each of our valued patients. Patients from Santa Ana, Newport Beach, and Laguna Beach come to us for general and restorative dentistry. Contact us today!