Prairie Run Dental is pleased to offer sealants for our patients of all ages. They are highly recommended for children as their molars erupt.
When we apply a dental sealant, we paint a plastic coating on top of your teeth. This makes your teeth easier to clean and less likely to retain plaque and bacteria in deep pits and fissures along the biting surface of the teeth. It is essentially a protective coating against tooth decay and cavities.
The most common place to apply sealants is on back teeth because they have many deep grooves or pits present. They can also be very hard to reach, even if you brush your teeth regularly.