Cavity Prevention and Why Dental Sealants May be the Right Solution

The American Dental Association has determined the effectiveness of dental sealants for cavity prevention. Today’s blog will explore the reasons why getting sealants may be a great way to stave off cavities. Dental sealants are made from a plastic material, that when applied, is hardened, and acts as a barrier to decay-producing bacteria. Typically, sealants are applied to children’s teeth,... read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Preserve the Health of Your Back Teeth

The molars and premolars in the back of your mouth play an important role in your overall oral function. When one of these back teeth is affected by a cavity it can severely limit your ability to bite off, chew, and grind tough foods. At the same time many people’s permanent molars and premolars have deep pits and textures in... read more »

Dental Sealants Are a Preventative Treatment Against Occlusal Cavities

The occlusal, or biting, surfaces of your molars and premolars are called upon to do most the chewing and grinding when you eat. To aid in this, most people have developed textures in the tooth enamel. While this makes the teeth more efficient for their given task, there is also a chance of food residue or plaque becoming trapped in... read more »