Slow release Fluoride device
A new invention for the prevention of tooth caries and the cure of sensitivity. A small device (according to the FDA) made of soluble glass that dissolves in the mouth slowly and releases Fluoride 24 hours a day for up to 2 years.
It is easily placed on an upper molar (Andreadis G & Toumba KJ 2003, 2006)
Slow-release fluoride glass devices: In vivo fluoride release and retention of the devices in children G.A. Andreadis, K.J. Toumba, M.E.J. Curzon Eur Archs Paediatr Dent 2006 Dec
Tahmassebi J, Day PF, Toumba KJ, Andreadis GA. Paediatric Dentistry in the New Millennium: 6. Dental Anomalies in Children. Dental Update. 2003; 30 ():534-540.
Your pediatric dentist is Dr George Andreadis.
He graduated from Thessaloniki Dental School in 1996, with a merit. Then, he obtained a diploma in Periodontology after two years of postgraduate studies in Periodontology, Implant biology and Preventive dentistry in the same University.
Afterwards, he served for a period of 20 months as an officer dentist in the army, in the Hellenic Military Air force in the air force bases of Skyros, Santorini and Thessaloniki.
Thereafter, he undertook specialist postgraduate training in Pediatric Dentistry at the Leeds Dental Institute, in U.K. a world – leading University in this specific specialty. He obtained his M.Sc. degree at Leeds University (2000-2002) with a merit.
He has published articles in professional journals* and has lectured at international conferences in Britain and Europe. He is now a researcher at the University of Thessaloniki. He has worked in England as a dental officer joining the NHS and in the private sector as well. He is a candidate for a PhD degree at the University of Thessaloniki.
Since 2003 he works in his own practice in the city center of Thessaloniki specializing in children and special needs people. A great percentage of his patients are adolescents and children with dental phobia.
He has a special interest and expertise in aesthetic dentistry, interceptive orthodontics, dental anomalies, dental trauma and sports dentistry.
He is a happy father of a daughter and enjoys – except paediatric dentistry – travelling, reading books and the company of good friends.