Brushing and Flossing are the usual oral regimen done to maintain optimum oral health. However, in several cases, these activities are not enough. At Flintridge Dental Group, we provide Dental Sealant Services to the people of Proudly Serving La Cañada Flintridge, Glendale, Burbank, Altadena, Pasadena, Montrose and surrounding areas.
An overview of Dental Sealants
Dental Sealants are thin plastic coatings to protect the chewing surfaces especially the back teeth. The doctor seals the tooth through applying the sealant on the grooves of the teeth to smoothen the surface. It prevents the tooth from acquiring cavity-causing bacteria and can last for many years.
Who can benefit from Dental Sealants?
Adults and children can both benefit from sealants. The first molar of a child may appear at the age of six and the second set comes around age 12. Dental sealants can protect their permanent teeth from cavities. Adults with no filling or tooth decay can also benefit from the sealants.
How do Sealants Work?
Sealants are like raincoats protecting our teeth. The coating is typically painted on permanent molars. Then, the sealant will be applied to every nooks and crook of the teeth to make the surfaces smooth. The coating seals and covers the teeth against decay. Sealants particularly act as barriers against all types of tooth problem-causing particles. According to the Journal of the American Dental Association, Sealants reduce the risk of cavities by 80%. Application of Dental sealants does not take too long, and it even lasts for years.
Can Sealants Be Placed Over Cavities?
Dental Sealants can be applied to the site of early decay to protect the tooth from further damage. The dentist can keep an eye if the sealant is doing well on the teeth because some sealants are clear.
Protect your teeth from damage and decay. Sealants taken at an earlier age is an advantage. Regular check-ups, brushing, and flossing is not enough. Have healthier teeth away from harmful particles with dental sealants.
Get added protection to your teeth with Dental Sealants in La Cañada Flintridge. Book your appointment with Flintridge Dental Studio. Our dental office is located at 4542 Rinetti Lane, La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011.