Fluoride Treatment

At Arbour Lake Dental Care in Northwest (NW) Calgary, our family dentists provide fluoride treatment to help make teeth resistant to decay and maintain a healthy smile.


What is a fluoride treatment?

Acid from plaque and bacteria in the mouth can cause tooth decay. Fluoride is a mineral that helps prevent cavities and can help repair teeth in the very early microscopic stages of tooth decay.

A fluoride treatment is applied directly to the surface of the teeth after they have been professionally cleaned. This treatment takes just a few minutes and is available in the form of a rinse, foam or varnish. 

When is a fluoride treatment recommended?

Regular fluoride treatments are recommended for adults and children. A fluoride treatment may be recommended for you for any of the following reasons: 

  • Defects in tooth enamel caused by early cavity formation
  • The presence of active cavities in teeth
  • Active orthodontic treatment
  • Exposed root surfaces in the mouth
  • Decreased salivary flow resulting in dry mouth
  • Lack of regular professional dental care
  • Poor oral hygiene

Fluoride Treatment in Calgary

If you are at high risk of developing cavities, we may also recommend over the counter products such as fluoride gels, mouth rinses or antibacterial mouth rinses.


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  • At Arbour Lake Dental Care, we understand the constraints a busy schedule can place on our patients' availability for dental appointments. To better accommodate your schedule, we offer extended, flexible office hours.
    - Dr. Ian Miller

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