Oral hygiene is utmost important to prevent cavities. This consists of regular professional cleaning once in every 6 months, brushing at least twice a day, and flossing at least daily. X-rays may be taken yearly to detect possible cavity development in high-risk areas of the mouth.
HOW IS DENTAL FLUOROSIS DIAGNOSED?
A dentist can diagnose dental fluorosis by physical examination and by asking about the patient's medical history. A radiographic X-ray may be done to support the diagnosis
HOW IS DENTAL FLUOROSIS TREATED?
Treatment involves filling, use of dental crowns a root canal procedure based on the extent of damage and the seriousness of the tooth decay. Filling is the most common treatment option in dentistry.
DID YOU KNOW?
Teeth affected by fluorosis are not diseased. Fluorosis will not result in cavities or other dental problems.