Dental Sealants

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Pages and Posts related to dental sealants that we provide at Royce Family Dentistry in Pineville, NC. Dental sealants are a preventative dentistry measure that allows the dentist to prevent the further deterioration of teeth as a result of enamel erosion.

Prevent Cavities

Pineville, NC Dentist | Dr. Ogletree | Cavity Treatment & Prevention Avoid these 9 Behaviors to Prevent Cavities Chances are likely that if you are an American adult, you’ve experienced at least one cavity in your lifetime. Cavities are one of the most common infectious diseases treated in cosmetic dentistry and general dentistry. In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control released a study indicating that 91% of Americans over 20 years old have had cavities. The high prevalence of this entirely preventable disease is partly due to [...]

Dental Sealants: What They Are and What They Do

Dental sealants are a form of preventative dentistry used to try and stop a cavity from occurring. Specifically, the sealant is a plastic material applied to the back teeth chewing surfaces or wherever else decay is most likely to occur; it is applied to you using a cosmetic dentist. By brushing and flossing on a regular, consistent basis, you will be able to remove the particles of food and any plaque from the surfaces of teeth that are smooth and easy to reach. Of course, not all teeth are easy [...]

How Dental Sealants Can Prevent Tooth Decay

Protect Your Teeth with Preventative Dentistry Treatments When you or family members experience frequent tooth decay, it is time to consider protecting the delicate enamel surfaces of teeth with dental sealants. Sealants are designed to cover and protect particular areas of teeth where food collects and is difficult to remove with brushing and flossing. Cosmetic dentists can apply durable color-matching or clear materials to front teeth that have cingulum pits or back teeth that have fissures. In most cases, these sealants are used on the teeth of children who often [...]

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Dental Sealants: Who Can Get Them and What Is There Longevity?

Dental sealants are an excellent way to protect children’s teeth from tooth decay by coating them with a thin plastic material. Their teeth look and feel like normal, but they are protected from plaque build-up and decay early on. Dr. Phung Stevens and our staff recommend sealants as a preventive measure for children before any decay appears on their teeth. Who Should Get Dental Sealants? Dental sealants are intended for young children as soon as their first teeth come in. Decay is most common in the molars, so taking your child [...]