Dental Sealants Provide Protection by Maintaining Good Oral Health

Modern dentistry is constantly discovering ways to help prevent cavities and decay from forming in children’s mouths. With the diet of soda, candy and sweet cakes, young children are more susceptible to developing cavities. Dr. John Patterson is aware of the risk and how dental sealants provide protection by maintaining good oral health. What are dental sealants? Dental sealants are thin plastic coatings that are directly applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth to protect them from decay. Most cavities appear in children and teens on these surfaces. Dental sealants are an effective element of preventive treatment as [...]