Highly effective in preventing decay on the biting surfaces of your chewing teeth, dental sealants are a simple procedure in which a tooth-colored acrylic “coating” is painted onto the surface of the tooth.
Dental sealants effectively “seal” the deep grooves, acting as a barrier to protect enamel from plaque and acids.
Dental sealants protect the grooves of your teeth from food particles and plaque that brushing and flossing have a difficult time reaching.
Easy to apply, dental sealants take only a few minutes to seal each tooth. Sealants hold up well under the force of normal chewing and can last several years before a reapplication is needed.
Children and adults can benefit from dental sealants in the fight against tooth decay.