At Northland Village Dental Centre, we are committed to helping you preserve your smile and natural teeth. One of the means by which we do this is by providing dental sealants in our Calgary office. Dental sealants consist of thin layers of resin which are placed onto the fissures, grooves or pits in a tooth to prevent decay. Typically they are most often used on molars. While sealants are useful for everyone, they are especially beneficial for young kids who are prone to getting cavities.
While dental sealants cannot guarantee that decay will never happen, they remain one of the most effective means of preventing decay on the surfaces where they're placed. Regular brushing and flossing can’t always remove the food particles stuck on the tooth surface. Over time, the accumulation of these particles can lead to cavities. Dental sealants act as a barrier between these particles and the tooth surface, effectively preventing them from causing any damage to your teeth.
Getting a sealant is easy and does not hurt. Dental sealants are durable, last a long time and can be cleaned just like your regular teeth. If you would like to learn more about dental sealants, and how they can greatly reduce your risk of cavities, we invite you to contact us today.