A sealant is a thin coating applied to the chewing surfaces of our teeth where we may have deep grooves and fissures. These areas can be very difficult to clean and as a result become susceptible to decay. Sealants protect these areas and also make it easier for us to maintain those surfaces.
Sealants are quick, painless procedures that do not require anaesthetic. The procedure is as follows:
With the correct maintenance, sealants can protect your teeth for many years. This involves proper home care and regular dental visits.