Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

We understand that there are many questions you may have when choosing or when you have already chosen your dental provider. 

A sealant is a tooth colored plastic material that your dentist or hygienist may apply to the chewing surfaces of your child’s adult molars (back teeth). Because the back teeth have depressions and grooves on their chewing surfaces, they are difficult or impossible to clean. By protecting the depressions and grooves with a coating of sealant, your dentist can dramatically reduce the risk of decay for children and teens