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.