What Are Dental Sealants?

In this video, Dr. Chris Powell explains the benefits of dental sealants, a thin protective layer that prevents cavities, especially in children, for long-term oral health.

Dental sealants are a highly effective preventive treatment. They consist of a thin layer of plastic applied to the surface of teeth to protect against decay. This simple procedure forms a barrier that shields the tooth from harmful bacteria and acids, significantly reducing the risk of cavities.
I recommend dental sealants for children as a proactive measure against decay. Many of my patients, even those in their twenties and beyond, who had sealants applied in their youth, have never experienced a cavity. It’s a testament to the effectiveness of this treatment in maintaining oral health over the long term.
If you’re interested in learning more about dental sealants or wish to schedule an appointment to protect your teeth from cavities, please contact us today. We’re here to help prevent dental issues and promote your oral health.

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