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Sealants

Made of: fine tooth-colored resin particles.

Used For: the chewing surface of the children's permanent back teeth to help protect them from decay. It provides extra protection for the grooved and pitted areas by providing a smooth surface covering over the fissured areas.


Treatment performed without anesthesia. Each tooth can be completed in only a few minutes.

Longevity: Can last many years.


Can dental sealants be place on the teeth of adults?
Yes — while less common, dental sealants are sometimes placed in adults at risk for caries, on deep grooves and fissures that do not already have fillings or dental sealants.