All You Need To Know About Dental Sealants

Sealants comprise a thin plastic coating that is bonded to the chewing surface of your teeth (like a raincoat).

In summary:

– Sealants are particularly useful for preventing decay in back molars as the uneven surface makes them more prone to food particles getting stuck, causing decay.

– Sealants can be very effective in children who may not have learned to brush their teeth thoroughly or carefully enough.

– Your dentist can advise if sealants are worth considering.

“Sealants have been shown to reduce the risk of decay by nearly 80% in molars.”

Read the full story here: https://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/s/sealants

 

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