Fluoride varnish / Fluoride gel post operative instructions.


Avoid eating or drinking for at least half an hour.
Do not ingest any remaining fluoride in the mouth. Spit it out as and when required.
After half an hour rinse your mouth thoroughly with water.
Varnish will remain on your teeth for approximately 4 - 6 hours. Please follow the guidelines below during this time only.

  • Avoid hot beverages.
  • Avoid hard / crunchy food.
  • Do not brush or floss.
  • Avoid alcohol containing products.
  • Avoid other fluoride containing items like toothpastes, rinses, gels.

Resume the above activities after 6 hours.
Do not use fluoridated medications for 3 days after the treatment.
A thorough brushing / flossing (after 6 hours) will remove any remaining traces of your varnish / gel.