Fissure Sealants are a safe and painless way or protecting your children’s teeth from decay. A sealant is a coating which is applied to the biting surfaces of the back teeth and forms a hard shield that keeps food and bacteria from getting into the tiny grooves in the teeth and causing decay. The process is non invasive, usually quick and straightforward taking only a few minutes per tooth.
Tiny cracks appear in back teeth as they grow.
Food particles often become lodged.
Fissure sealant is applied in droplet form.
The sealant is hardened using a bright light …
… protecting against tooth decay.