Fluoride treatment for children. Firs of all it helps prevent tooth decay by making the tooth more resistant to acid attacks from plaque bacteria and sugars in the mouth. It also reverses early decay.
Preserving Tooth Structure. Maintaining tooth structure increases the prognosis of the tooth if the restoration should fail in the future. The practice of dentistry over the years has made many advancements in the conservation of tooth structure when performing restorations.