Unlock the secret to stronger, healthier teeth with our specialized Fluoride Treatments. Trust Thomas Dentistry for a smile that not only looks good but feels good too.
Understanding Fluoride Treatment
Fluoride treatment stands as a cornerstone in dental care, especially here at Thomas Dentistry in Kirkland. It’s a simple yet effective procedure that involves the application of a fluoride solution to your teeth. This mineral helps rebuild weakened tooth enamel, making your teeth more resistant to decay and cavities.
Many people think fluoride treatment is just for kids, but it’s beneficial for adults too. Whether you’re dealing with sensitive teeth or want to take a proactive approach to dental health, fluoride treatment offers a quick and painless way to enhance your oral care routine.
At Thomas Dentistry, we prioritize your dental health. That’s why we offer customized fluoride treatments that cater to the unique needs of each patient. Our expert team in Kirkland ensures that you receive the most effective treatment, setting you on the path to a healthier, brighter smile.
How Much Time Does Fluoride Treatment Take?
Wondering how much time you’ll need to set aside for a fluoride treatment? At Thomas Dentistry, we understand that your time is valuable. That’s why we’ve streamlined our fluoride treatment process to be both efficient and effective. Typically, a fluoride treatment takes just a few minutes to apply, making it a quick addition to your regular dental check-up.
The fluoride gel or varnish is applied directly to the teeth and left on for a short period, usually around 1 to 4 minutes. After the treatment, it’s generally advised to avoid eating or drinking for at least 30 minutes to allow the fluoride to fully absorb. This brief waiting period ensures that you get the maximum benefit from the treatment.
How Much Does Fluoride Treatment Cost?
Wondering about the cost of fluoride treatment? The cost can vary depending on your specific needs and insurance coverage. However, we strive to make our treatments affordable and offer various payment options to fit your budget. Investing in fluoride treatment is a proactive step in maintaining your dental health. Preventive measures like fluoride treatment can save you money in the long run. Feel free to contact our office for a more detailed cost estimate tailored to your needs.
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Lukas RogersHappy Client from Kirkland Office
“Dr. Thomas and his team have managed my dental care for over a decade and I couldn't be happier with how I've been treated. Highly recommend coming in to see him for anyone in need of dental care.”
kirk packardHappy Client from Kirkland Office
“I have had a ton of dentistry done and have been to alot of dentists. These folks have it together. Just had a molder crown replaced. Quick ,completely painless and my bite is perfect 1st try. Absolutely no adjusting and then they repaired a front tooth I had broken after quickly epoxy in molder. This was the 2nd appointment to install crown and I was only in the chair 20 min. Went like clockwork and looks awsum. Thanku. Only thing better would be free haha!”
Nelda PettitHappy Client from Mercer Island Office
“I have been a patient of Dr. Thomas since he began his practice. He is thorough in his exams, and professional in his treatments. He has done root canals, implants, and crowns for me, and the results have always been very good.”
lindaHappy Client from Kirkland Office
“Had my teeth cleaned today again by Rosie. She is an excellent Dental hygienist. Takes the time to answer all my questions and is very informative. Greatly appreciate it.”
Christy ShiersHappy Client from Mercer Island Office
“Dr. Thomas is professional and knowledgeable. He is well suited for both kids and adults.”
jules rasarHappy Client from Kirkland Office
“I've looked for a dentist in the Seattle area for eight years. I'll never go anywhere else. The last year with Dr Thomas has been great. His staff is just as great. Very solid work.”
Mark DetrowHappy Client from Mercer Island Office
“Had such an amazing experience, and I would highly recommend coming here. I was incredibly thankful especially for how helpful and sweet Marna was. I typically do not like going to the dentist but she made me feel very comfortable and did a wonderful job! Will be back here soon!”
David HughesHappy Client from Mercer Island Office
“Dr Thomas’ work has always been top notch for me and my family. The staff is genuine, friendly and easy to work with. Not changing dentist ever!”
Jordan HansenHappy Client from Kirkland Office
“Kathy D is fantastic and I definitely recommend her for routine cleaning. She is very thorough and cares for her patients. I greatly appreciate my visits.”
Madeleine DowHappy Client from Mercer Island Office
“Dr. Nguyen and the dental hygienists are super nice! I felt comfortable and safe—even the time I started crying when I had a panic attack before getting some cavities filled. (Sorry about that lol.) Anyways, Dr. Nguyen was very kind, gave me space to chill out, and didn’t make me feel embarrassed, even though I wouldn’t have blamed him if he did.”
Nelson LopezHappy Client from Mercer Island Office
“Very very exceptional service, from making the appointment all the way to check out.”
Matt WangHappy Client from Mercer Island Office
“Dr. Jaswal is an absolute pleasure to work with!”
Linda ScottHappy Client from Kirkland Office
“I visited Thomas Dentistry as a new patient on 9/9/21 and was impressed with their friendliness and professionalism. While there, multiple staff joined in to help resolve a personal issue, for which I was very appreciative. My husband and I will definitely schedule again with Thomas Dentistry Kirkland, and I’ll recommend them to family and friends.”
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“Very friendly staff and quality services”
Ruth CombsHappy Client from Kirkland Office
“Excellent dental services! Very caring and professional. Very attentive to my dental needs and concerns.❤️”
Marna ReamsHappy Client from Kirkland Office
“Cathy did an amazing job cleaning my teeth! She was informative on what is going on in my mouth! Looking forward to my next cleaning!”
Betsy TutlandHappy Client from Mercer Island Office
“Dr. Thomas is an amazing dentist. At both his Mercer Island and Kirkland offices the staff is very warm and welcoming. Dr. Thomas has been my husband’s and my dentist for over 20 years and has done exceptional dental work. He makes his patients feel at ease with his caring, positive and fun personality. My grandchildren also see Dr. Thomas and he has an amazing way of helping them to feel comfortable and thus, cooperative. Dr. Thomas has the highest medical and ethical standards. I highly recommend seeing Dr. Thomas for any dental procedure.”
Ankita JoshiHappy Client from Kirkland Office
“Dr. Thomas is great. Very friendly and takes time to address your concerns. The staff is very helpful as well.”
Edward EstradaHappy Client from Mercer Island Office
“Efficient and kind staff! I went through a period of dental anxiety and my transition to this office was smooth and uneventful. They have decent hours, good parking, a great playlist, and refer to good endodontists. What’s not to love? ❤️”
E. Victoria SimoneHappy Client from Mercer Island Office
“I truly love my dentist and the wonderful staff. I’ve been a patient for almost six years and my visits have all been a good experience. I feel confident and well cared for. Everyone is friendly and very professional. 100% Thank you all!”
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What Are the Benefits of Fluoride Treatment at Thomas Dentistry?
Fluoride treatment stands out as one of the most effective preventive measures against tooth decay. Here are the key benefits:
Key Benefits of Fluoride Treatment:
- Strengthening Enamel: Fluoride reinforces the tooth’s enamel, making it more resistant to acid attacks from bacteria and sugars in the mouth.
- Prevention of Tooth Decay: Regular fluoride treatments can significantly reduce the chances of developing cavities, especially in children.
- Reversal of Early Decay: In the initial stages, fluoride can reverse tooth decay by promoting remineralization.
- Protection for All Ages: While often associated with children’s dental care, adults can also benefit from fluoride, especially if they have a higher risk of developing cavities.
- Cost-Effective: Preventing cavities can save money in the long run by reducing the need for fillings, crowns, or root canals.
- Safe and Quick: The process is entirely safe when administered by professionals and takes only a few minutes during your regular dental check-up.
Choosing fluoride treatment is an investment in your oral health, ensuring that your smile remains bright and free from decay. At Thomas Dentistry, we’re here to guide you every step of the way.
Meet Dr. Thomas
15+ years of Experience in General & Family Dentistry
Dr. Troy Thomas opened Thomas Dentistry 15 years ago in Kirkland and provides each patient with individual care and attention, making certain they receive the highest quality of dentistry he has to offer. Dr. Thomas enjoys meeting with his patients each day and regards them as extended family members, doing his best to ensure they are as comfortable as possible. His goal as a dentist in Kirkland, WA is to deliver quality comprehensive dental care to patients in a welcoming and enjoyable environment. During his spare time, Dr. Thomas enjoys golf, traveling, hiking, and fishing.
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The frequency of fluoride treatments can vary depending on your individual dental health needs. Generally, we recommend undergoing fluoride treatments every 6 to 12 months. However, for those at higher risk of dental decay, more frequent treatments may be advised.
Certainly. While fluoride treatments are often associated with pediatric dental care, adults can also benefit significantly, especially those who are prone to cavities or have a history of dental decay. It’s a valuable preventive measure for people of all ages.
We recommend that you avoid eating or drinking for at least 30 minutes after the treatment. This allows the fluoride to fully integrate with the tooth enamel, maximizing its protective effects.
Side effects from fluoride treatments are extremely rare. However, some people may experience minor tooth discoloration or slight irritation in the mouth, which usually resolves quickly.
Many dental insurance plans do cover the cost of fluoride treatments. However, coverage can vary, so it’s advisable to consult with your insurance provider for specific details. We can also assist you in understanding your coverage at Thomas Dentistry.
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