Have you heard other parents talking about the importance of dental sealants on children's teeth, and you're curious to learn more? If so, we've compiled a list of answers to some of the most commonly asked questions our dentist near you hears. If you don't see your question below, SmilePro Dental is here to help. Please call us now to learn more about dental sealants near you from Dr. Sunen Pandya.
Most-Asked Questions About Dental Sealants Near You
I’ve heard of dental sealants but don’t understand what they are. Can you help explain them? Sure! They are a quick and pain-free liquid treatment used on patients of all ages (although most often used in children’s dentistry) to prevent tooth decay.
Doesn’t regular brushing and flossing prevent tooth decay?
Most importantly, regular brushing and flossing reduce the risk of tooth decay. Still, since children are often known to cut corners in their oral hygiene routine or forget to brush, dental sealants provide added protection.
Are there other benefits besides reduced tooth decay?
Yes, when parents factor in the time and cost required for their child to receive treatment for their dental decay versus the durability of one treatment of dental sealants, it’s easier to see why they are so popular.
What is the durability of dental sealants?
We’re glad you asked! One pain-free treatment from our dentist in Stockton, CA, is durable for 10 years.
Are dental sealants only used in children’s dentistry?
No. Because the treatment protocol protects patients’ teeth of all ages, many parents elect to receive dental sealants at the same appointment as their children. This standard appointment helps build confidence in children that dentistry can be fun.
I want to make an appointment for dental sealants for my family. What do I need to do?
Please call our office for an appointment or use our online appointment tool if that’s more convenient.
New Patients Are Always Welcome! Dr. Sunen Pandya is currently accepting new patients at SmilePro Dental. We look forward to meeting you soon.