Did Your Dentist Recommend Sealants?
As the new school year approaches you probably have a long to-do list including buying school supplies, making sure your kids have finished their reading lists, shopping for new clothes and shoes, and last but not least… a dental checkup. While your kids were getting their teeth checked, the dentist or hygienist may have recommended dental sealants, but what are they?
What is a dental sealant?
A dental sealant is a thin plastic coating applied to the pits and grooves of teeth to prevent cavities from forming (usually the chewing surfaces). There is no need for anesthetic and they can be completed in ...