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Keep Cavities Away with Dental Sealants

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If you’re concerned about cavities, it’s time to discover dental sealants. They can provide long-lasting decay protection and save you the cost of future fillings. See how dental sealants can give you a durable dental defense.

The Deal on Sealants

A dental sealant is a clear or tinted plastic coating that protects teeth from cavities. It is applied to the chewing surfaces of the molars, which are the areas where cavities most frequently form. These molars have crevices and grooves that can trap food particles and plaque. Since these areas are difficult to clean with a toothbrush, cavities can develop. But covering these areas with dental sealants prevents this problem and provides protection from cavities. Sealants are usually applied before cavities appear, but they can also be used on teeth with early signs of decay. Yet once that decay has advanced and broken through the tooth enamel, a filling is needed instead.

Cavity Defense for Each Age and Stage

While dental sealants were once only used on children, they are now common for adults who are at high risk for cavities. In children, sealants can be applied to both their baby molars and permanent molars. Once the baby molars fall out, dental sealants should be applied to the new permanent molars. Family dentistry experts recommend that sealants be applied to the permanent molars as soon as they erupt to provide immediate protection. If your child is at high risk for cavities, the dentist may decide to seal some of their other teeth, too.

Be aware that some studies have raised concerns about the possible harmful effects of a chemical in some sealants called bisphenol A (BPA). While the American Dental Association (ADA) fully supports research into the safety of BPA, current evidence has led the ADA to reject any basis for health concerns from BPA exposure to any dental care material. The ADA is a professional association of dentists committed to the public’s oral health and ongoing research into the safety of dental materials. After reviewing current research, the ADA affirms the belief of government agencies that the low level of BPA exposure that may result from dental sealants poses no known health threat and that sealants are safe for dental care.

Caring for this Dental Care

Dental sealants are strong and can last for up to 10 years. But they can also chip or fall off over time. Your dentist will check the condition of your sealants during your regular dental check-ups to see if they’re still effective or if they need to be replaced. While keeping your sealants in good condition will help keep your teeth in good condition, it’s still important to practice good dental care. This includes brushing twice a day, flossing at least once a day, and visiting a family dentistry specialist for regular check-ups and cleanings.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Orlando, call Advanced Dental Care at RDV Sportsplex today at (321) 594-2624 or make an appointment.

Advanced Dental Care offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Orlando. With 21 affiliated practices throughout Florida, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Advanced Dental Care at RDV Sportsplex, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Advanced Dental Care at RDV Sportsplex.

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