Child dental patient gets sealants on teeth

Dental Sealants 

Protect Your Smile and Prevent Cavities  

Sealants for Children and Adults in Anchorage

Teeth surfaces are rarely completely smooth. You may have fine grooves and pits in your enamel that are too narrow for bristles to reach when you brush. Dental sealants are plastic coating to smoothen the surface of the teeth, fill in these gaps, and prevent plaque from building up. Sealants are often recommended for children and for adults who have grooved, cavity-prone teeth.

Dr. Broc Brimhall discusses dental sealants

The Benefits of Dental Sealants

A family dentist applies dental sealants by thoroughly cleaning the teeth, applying a small amount of gel, and then painting on the sealant. There are many benefits of this procedure:

  • Cavity Prevention: Sealants are effective are effective for protecting against 80% of cavities for two years after they’re applied.
  • Safe & Healthy: Sealants are made from a BPA-free and non-hazardous solution that has been proven safe by the ADA.
  • Easy Application: It only takes minutes to apply dental sealants. The procedure is painless, non-invasive, and takes one visit.
  • Saves Money: Since sealants are so effective, it’s unlikely you’ll need to pay for expensive fillings or other dental treatments.

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