A sealant is a clear or white coating that is placed on the biting surfaces and grooves of back teeth to help prevent cavity.
Back teeth have deep grooves that are often difficult to clean. Every time your child eats, plaque forms in these grooves, and produces acid. Sealant is a protective layer against the acid attacks on their teeth’s enamel.
Sealant placement is a simple process. We thoroughly clean and dry the teeth, and apply a conditioning solution. Then we brush the sealant material onto the back teeth’s grooves and apply a special light to dry.
A sealant is an effective shield that can defend back teeth against cavities and help preserve your child’s oral health