How is fluoride varnish put on the teeth?
The varnish is painted on the teeth (just like nail polish on nails). The varnish does not taste bad and can be applied quickly and easily. Application is not painful. The child's teeth may yellow after the fluoride varnish is painted on; the teeth should not be brushed until the next day. The discoloration will disappear the following day.

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1. Who is eligible?
2. What ages can be treated?
3. What is fluoride varnish?
4. What does fluoride varnish do?
5. Is fluoride varnish safe?
6. How is fluoride varnish put on the teeth?
7. How long does the effect of the fluoride varnish last?
8. How is fluoride varnish different from a sealant?