Chances are you’re interested in preventing decay in your child’s teeth. While sealants are by no means a cure-all in preventing all forms of tooth decay, they are helpful to patients – particularly children – in controlling decay in certain areas of the mouth.
What are sealants?
Sealants are filling material that helps fill in the grooves of the back teeth. The sealant then helps prevent food from being trapped and lowers the risk of cavities in this area of the tooth.