Tag: teeth sealants

Sealing Out Tooth Decay

  What are dental sealants? Sealants are thin, plastic coatings painted on the chewing surfaces of the molars and sometimes premolars (or bicuspids). Sealants are put on adult molars that start to appear on kids when they are 6 years on up. They are “installed” by dental hygienists or dentists in dentists’ offices, clinics, and sometimes in schools. Getting sealants put on is “relatively” simple...

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