To help keep your smile safe, it is important that you can improve all aspects of your life. Not only should you be cleaning your teeth on a daily basis, but you need to be eating healthy foods and visiting your dentist for routine checkups. In addition, it’s always a good idea to have prevention plans in place to add an additional layer protection for your teeth. A common treatment that can be used to keep your smile safe is dental sealants.
If you wish to improve your oral health care, it is important to make sure that you are improving all aspects of your life, including working on your diet, improving your oral health care treatments, and receiving dental restorations as needed from your dentist. Frequent visits to your dentist for oral examinations can be effective as they can determine if you are at risk for future tooth decay and cavities. If you are in need of a preventative treatment, a dental sealant can be extremely helpful. Sealants are thin coatings applied directly to the chewing surfaces to teeth to apply an additional level of protection for your tooth enamel.
Studies have shown that your risk for tooth decay can drastically decrease when sealants are applied. They have even been proven effective in the treatment of young children. Dental sealants can safely be applied to their molars as soon as they are up above the gum line. This can commonly occur at the age of 6 and can help protect their teeth from future dental erosion. Thanks for the durability of dental sealants, they can easily last over 10 years and keep your natural smile’s aesthetics stable due to the fact they are often clear. This also helps the dentist to determine if any damage is occurring underneath.
When you are ready to take the next step in your oral health care quest with dental sealants, we will be here for you. If you are interested in dental sealants from Family and Cosmetic Dentistry at our dentist office in Auburn Hills, Michigan, call us at 248-852-8766. Dr. Michael Tobola and our team look forward to providing dental sealants.