Prevention is always the best way to protect and preserve the health, appearance, and resilience of your smile. With dental sealants, you can get professional strength cavity protection for vulnerable molars in a quick and easy process. Call our Jackson office today to schedule your appointment! Our family-friendly staff is here to get you the high-quality oral care you and your family need.
What are dental sealants?
Dental sealants are an ultra-thin coating of material applied to the teeth The sealants act as a barrier between your teeth and any foods, drinks, and bacteria that enter your mouth. The sealants can be made from several materials, but composite resin is one of the most common. If you have questions or concerns about the materials used in dental sealants, be sure to bring them up with your dentist during your appointment.
How long do dental sealants last?
Dental sealants last around four years on average. As dental sealants age, the protection they offer wanes. Your dentist may find it necessary to reapply the sealants. That said, teeth with previous restorative dentistry work or tooth decay cannot receive dental sealant applications. It’s important to monitor your oral health if you wish to keep dental sealants as a viable option for your smile.
What are the benefits of dental sealants?
Dental sealants can offer patients several amiable benefits like:
- Long-lasting protection from cavities and tooth decay
- Quick, easy, and non-invasive application process
- Peace of mind
- Easier teeth cleaning
- Saving money on other dental treatments like restorative work
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