College Park Dental
7305 Baltimore Ave, Suite 204, College Park, MD 20740

The Benefits of Fluoride and Where to Find It

Fluoride is an important mineral for maintaining healthy tooth enamel. Long-

standing research has made fluoride a go-to mineral for the dental community to

recommend to its patients of all levels of health and backgrounds.

Across the United States public water supplies are supplemented with fluoride in

order to maintain public health and improve oral health.

However, as our society has moved toward the widespread use of bottled water

many patients may not be receiving enough fluoride to adequately protect their

teeth. Additionally new hot water treatment systems available on the market also

reduce important fluoride supplies in public water.

How can I make up for lost fluoride?

Fluoride exposure is most important for adult patients. One easy way to increase

your exposure is to continue to drink tap water. Even filtered tap water contains

fluoride that is important for strengthening your enamel and preventing tooth

decay. By limiting your bottled water intake you’ll not only save money but also

protect your teeth.

Additionally, by using fluoride toothpaste and brushing twice a day you greatly

increase your overall dental health. Finally, fluoride mouth rinses are often great

complements to your at-home dental routine. Mouthwashes not only provide a

much needed fluoride supplement but can also keep your smile bright and your

breath fresh.

What about fluoride for children?

While the fluoride found in drinking water should be perfectly safe for your children

to drink, it is important to otherwise limit your child’s fluoride exposure as their

young teeth are still developing. Therefore, be sure to only use toothpastes and

mouth rinses that are specially designed for infants or children, which mostly lack

fluoride altogether.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
For fifteen years my family and I have gone here and they are always good with us.
Edward P.
I didn’t have any insurance but Jackie came up with a affordable payment plan and got me approved for their in house insurance. Left really relieved
Jasmine G.
I have been going to College Park Dental since the 90s and Dr. Brager has been my dentist. Dr. Brager, Bernard, and Teresa have always, each time I have gone, been outstanding. They are very […]
Causaunda F.
For years I’ve been frightened to go to the dentist, so I put it off as long as I could. Then I needed dental work and had to bite the bullet and make the call. I called someone close to home, […]
Joy T.
Dr. Brager has been giving me excellent care for 20 years. I trust him and appreciate his skill and consideration.
John B.
I love love love College Park Dental. My Dentist is Dr. Miriam Bemani and she is excellent. She is so kind, caring and understanding. Within a matter on months she got my teeth in top shape. With […]
Johana D.
For more than 35 years I have received very professional,, courteous and friendly service at College Park Dental. Dr Brager, Sue, Bernard, Tiffany, Mary and the entire staff provide first class […]
Amy G.
Very friendly and efficient staff!
Erin S.
I love College Park Dental. Over the years the staff has been very good to me from making an appointment, to explaining my estimates, to handling my dental processes in which Dr. Braeger is to […]
A A.
I have been a patient here for many years, I currently see Dr. Su. Not only is she a great dentist but a wonderful person with a fine sense of humor. What I want to make clear is that this is a well […]
Peter M.
I’ve been going to College Park Dental for the last 3 years or so. Prior to going here, I hadn’t been to the dentist in over five years. Throughout the past three years, I’ve had […]
Jeremy Z.
College Park Dental is the best! I recently had a bridge made and Dr. Brager told me that he wanted me to be 100% satisfied and after 2 adjustments I’m happy to say that I am 100% satisfied. My […]
Martha W.
My husband and I have been going to College Park Dental since 1990. Later in life I wanted someone to take a look at my children’s teeth and Dr. Majid Haghighiyan agreed to see them. Since 2003 […]
Alicia N.
I’ve been coming to this office for years now and Dr. Brager and the staff have always been very kind and helpful.
Kevin Y.
Having been going to Dr Brager for many years. Always great experience. Appointments on time and always available for emergencies.
Kaiserpedss U.
Best kept secret in town or should I say county. This dental office is friendly & professional. Always keeps me up on my appointments by giving be email, text message & personal call […]
Laseandia H.
I have been going to College Park Dental for 15 years. The administrative and dental staff are knowledgeable, courteous, and friendly. The office is immaculate and equipped with the most current […]
Anonymous
Great place for dental care! I use Dr. Majid… who is skilled and caring… and has a great sense of humor! That’s always good when one is in a dental chair! In addition to Dr. Majid, […]
Maureen F.
I’ve been a patient of Dr. Brager for quite a few years. He has always been kind and thorough in his dentistry. He is very friendly and wise in his advice and counseling regarding my dental […]
William W.
Always great service from Dr. Brager.
Raheem D.
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (301) 238-7083
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