Fluoride

3 ways fluoride acts to prevent caries:

The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) affirms that the use of fluoride in the prevention of caries is safe and effective. The AAPD encourages dentists and dental professionals, other health care providers, public health officials, and parents/caregivers to optimize fluoride exposures to reduce the risk for caries and to enhance the remineralization of affected teeth.