Why a Child May Need Dental Sealants

If you have noticed that your child’s molars and premolars have some deep pits and fissures, know that these formations are normal and attribute to grinding down the tough foods your child eats. However, these areas can increase your child’s risk of tooth decay because they are difficult to properly clean. A child whose back teeth are hard to clean... read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Protect Back Teeth from Certain Cavities

When your 20 primary teeth are replaced by your 32 permanent teeth, there are often minute changes in the size of each tooth and the texture of the tooth enamel. One of the major factors to note is the formation of deep pits and fissures in the biting surfaces of molars and premolars in the back of your mouth. While... read more »