When your dentist asks you about dental sealants, it’s normal to have questions. What are teeth sealants? Are dental sealants appropriate for me (or my kids)? Are there any concerns I should have about dental sealants? What is the cost? Does insurance typically cover teeth sealants? Reason for Dental Sealants Teeth sealants are a … [Read more...] about Teeth Sealants Pros and Cons
The grooves in teeth can leave kids and adults vulnerable to tooth decay. Though regular brushing and flossing can help prevent cavities, some people are more likely to develop tooth decay (including children with baby teeth). Why do dentists recommend dental sealants? If you are one of those people, your dentist may suggest dental sealants. … [Read more...] about How long do dental sealants last?
As parents, we love to see our kids smile---and we do everything to make sure they keep that beautiful smile from the moment they get their first tooth. As dentists, we care about that too---and we’re here to help keep their smile beautiful, both in the office and at home. To help you with the latter, we’ve compiled this list of questions you … [Read more...] about Parents: 10 BIG Questions About Your Children’s Teeth Answered
Your teeth have deep grooves, pits and indentations where bacteria, plaque and food particles can hide making them hard to reach with normal brushing and flossing. The result: no matter how faithfully you follow your regular oral care routine, your teeth are still prone to tooth decay and cavities. This can be especially true for your back teeth, … [Read more...] about What are sealants? Are dental sealants right for me?