Dental Sealant Tips

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What are Dental Sealants?

A dental sealant is a thin plastic protective layer that is placed over a tooth.

Why Do Children Need Dental Sealants?

Due to the characteristic deep crevices in teeth, it is easy for food and bacteria to find a place to hide and therefore cause cavities. A dental sealant provides a shield of protection over the tooth, keeping food and bacteria from finding a "nesting" place.

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