Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are a plastic (composite) coating applied to vulnerable areas of teeth to make decay less likely to get started.Sealed Tooth

They are only applied to the back teeth – the molars and premolars. These are the teeth that have ‘pits’ (small hollows) and ‘fissures’ (grooves) on their biting surfaces. Therefore, they are also known as pit and fissure sealants. Continue reading