Year End Smile Upgrades: Dental Sealants

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Are you aware of what dental sealants can do for you? Dental sealants are extremely effective tooth restoration procedures designed to guard your teeth against tooth decay and cavities. They work by applying a thin coating across the chewing surfaces of teeth to protect them from the numerous hazards and harmful acids that can eat through your tooth enamel.

Dental sealants are highly effective tooth restorations that can guard against future damage such as tooth decay from occurring. A single application of dental sealants is durable enough to last up to 10 years of support before they may need to be replaced. Dental sealants provide adequate enamel protection to ensure harmful acids cannot reach your tooth enamel.

Dental sealants are painted onto the surfaces of teeth and can be used as soon as a child begins the first show signs of molars above the gum line, which typically occurs around the age of 6. At this time, it is safe to provide sealants to their teeth to provide adequate protection. According to numerous studies, a tooth is 80% less likely to suffer from tooth decay if a dental sealant is in place.

To upgrade your smile with dental sealant treatments, you are welcome to schedule a visit with our dentist in New Albany, Ohio. If you would like Dr. Timothy Backiewicz and our team at New Albany Family Dentistry to bring you in for an oral exam or professional cleaning, please call our dentist office at 614-855-0202.