Dental sealants are thin layers of plastic that are brushed evenly over the molars of the mouth.
They can be used for a variety of dental issues to protect the tooth and prevent decay. However, generally they are used to seal a tooth to keep decay from damaging the integrity and strength of the tooth.
Although primarily used in pediatric dentistry, dental sealants can also be used in adult dentistry. Brooklin Village Dental Care can evaluate whether or not their use would be an advantage in maintaining your smile or the smile of your child.
Here are three things you should ask about when it comes to dental sealants:
Dental sealants can be used to prevent and reduce the number of cavities your children experience or to protect your adult teeth if they are at risk of damage. Let’s look at the pros and cons of dental sealants.
The dental procedure for sealant application is painless and includes these four steps:
When dental sealants are used, both children and adults are much less likely to experience tooth decay. For this reason, they should be considered as an option for optimum oral health care. If you have more questions about whether or not dental sealants are right for you or your child, make an appointment today with the friendly family dentist near you at Brooklin Village Dental Care.