The key to optimum oral health care begins not only with making sure you restore and repair any damage to your mouth but also by setting up effective prevention plans to avoid any damage from happening to begin with. One highly effective treatment that can be used is dental sealants. Dental sealants act as a coating across the chewing surfaces of teeth to provide an extra level of protection in the battle against tooth decay.
Preventive care is often most effective for ensuring your smile can thrive. This means taking care of your teeth long before an oral health ailment can arise. To protect your teeth, consider applying dental sealants across the chewing surfaces of teeth. Dental sealants are typically used on your teeth in the back of your mouth including the premolars and molars. Dental sealants can even be used on children as young as 6 or whenever their first molar begins to rise above the gum line. Studies have shown that children with dental sealants in place are at lower the risk of cavities by much as 3 times. This is because dental sealants are resistant to enamel erosion. With a single dental sealant application, you can lower your risk for tooth decay by as much as 80%.
Are you looking to protecting your smile with dental sealants? For a thorough diagnosis and treatment, please contact Fisher Distinctive Dentistry to set up an appointment with Dr. Devin Fisher or Dr. Zachary Bergevin at our dentist office in Port Orchard, Washington by calling 360-876-0445 today.