Posts Tagged ‘Dental Sealants’

Dental Sealants

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Sealants prevent cavities from forming in the grooves of teeth which is one of the main areas cavities start. The best time for sealants is when the teeth first erupt.¬†Children’s Dental Care Step 1. When a sealant is performed on a tooth we start by isolating the tooth.¬†   Step 2. Once the tooth is […]

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Sealants; What are sealants and why do my kids teeth need them?

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Sealants are one of the best ways to prevent cavities, along with fluoride, from ever occurring. Dental caries or tooth decay often occurs on the biting surface of back teeth. Each tooth has a unique shape that usually has deep grooves in them. Plaque, which causes cavities, can easily get caught in these grooves. A […]

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When should my Child have their first dental visit?

Thursday, December 26th, 2013

  Its recommended that kids have their first dental visit by age 1. Why so early? Primary teeth or baby teeth have a thinner layer of tooth or enamel and a small cavity can turn into a large cavity very quickly. By making routine dental visits every 6 months the emphasis is on preventative dental […]

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