The Facts About Dental Sealants

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Do you worry about the health of your teeth? Do you make a habit of brushing and flossing, but wonder what else you might be able to do for your teeth? Would you like to learn more about what you can do to improve your own oral health? If so, we recommend considering a dental sealant.

If you do have a sealant placed, you’ll still need to brush your teeth twice every day for two minutes at a time. You’ll also need to floss daily. You see, sealants are mostly useful for protecting your teeth from decay. Furthermore, sealants themselves are actually a clear synthetic plastic material.

If a dental sealant is a good option for you, our team may recommend placing it on your back teeth because they’re generally more difficult to clean. Also, your back molars are pitted, meaning they can harbor the bad plaque and bacteria that can cause cavities more than other teeth. If you have a sealant placed over your back teeth, it will be better protected. Furthermore, if you care for your sealant well, you can enjoy its protection for several years.

If you would like to learn more about dental sealants, or other things you can use to protect your teeth, please feel free to give Executive Park Dentistry a call at 404-633-1853. Dr. Omar Damji, and our team will be glad to answer any of your questions. We look forward to receiving your call.