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Inconsistent oral hygiene habits can do more than simply leave you with bad breath. Over time bacterial deposits and tartar in your mouth can lead to a buildup of plaque acids.


Over time the persistent acidic environment in your mouth can gradually start to erode the mineral strength of your tooth enamel. As the problem worsens your teeth could be at Increased risk of suffering from cavities and tooth sensitivity issues.


If your routine dental checkup at Dr. Derek Takai DDS, Inc. reveals signs of demineralized tooth enamel our dentist might recommend a fluoride treatment. Dr. Derek Takai can administer the concentrated fluoride end of the appointment. With increased focus on your daily oral hygiene routine, it will help you maintain strong tooth enamel.


If there are further concerns about the strength of your tooth enamel he might also provide you a prescription for fluoride supplements. Concentrated fluoride toothpaste and mouth rinse are popular with many individuals. They can often be applied directly to your teeth right before going to bed or at a time when you can avoid eating or drinking for up to half an hour.


If you live in the Honolulu, Hawaii, region and you are concerned about the strength of your tooth enamel, you should call 808-732-1424 to schedule a dental checkup at Dr. Derek Takai DDS, Inc..