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What are dental sealants and how long do they last?
What are dental sealants, who should get them, and how long do they last?Like
- Kartik /
These are a thin, plastic coating that is painted on the chewing surfaces of teeth to prevent tooth decay. These ae ususally for the back teeth (the premolars, and molars). The painted on liquid sealant quickly bonds into the depressions and groves of ... more
- Lavanya /
Children should get sealants on their permanent molars and premolars as soon as these teeth come in. Adults without decay or fillings in their molars can also benefit from sealants. Sealants can protect the teeth from decay for many years, but they nee... more