Fluoride: What Is It? Fluoride is a mineral found in your bones and teeth. It can also naturally be found in water, soil, plants, rocks, and air. As far as dentistry is concerned, fluoride is used by our Hudsonville dentists to help improve the health of your teeth and keep cavities from developing. What You Need to Do If you are provided with fluoride trays by our team of dentists, we ask that you follow the below instructions for the best result possible. Eating or drinking too soon after fluoride application can ruin the fluoride’s ability to seal over the teeth properly. \tBrush and floss your teeth. \tPlace Prevident Fluoride in Trays (a line of gel where the teeth are located). \tPlace trays in mouth for 5 minutes. \tRemove and clean trays. \tDo not eat or drink anything for 30 minutes. \tRinse fluoride trays under cold water to remove excess (brush trays with toothbrush- if able to). \tStore your Fluoride trays in their case, away from children and pets. Still have questions? Give our Hudsonville dental office a call today and we’d be happy to clear anything up for you. Schedule an Appointment Today Fluoride application has been proven to be beneficial for child, teen, and adult patients. If you’re ready to give at-home fluoride trays a go, our Hudsonville, MI, dentists are ready to help you and your family get the quality dental care you deserve. Call Hudsonville Dental today at (616) 209-4024, or contact us online to schedule an appointment.