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Dental Sealants Help Kids Avoid Cavities

While teaching children the proper way to brush and floss is key to encouraging a lifetime of healthy dental habits, professionals working in pediatric dentistry will likely agree there are few ways more effective at preventing cavities early in life than dental sealants. Sealants are also safe, affordable and easily applied in a relatively quick […]

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Dental Sealants Protect Against The Sugary Onslaught

As a parent or caregiver, you are probably well aware of the overabundance of sugary treats kids are potentially exposed to each day. From sodas to cakes and candies, sugar is a top ingredient in many of the things children consume daily. There are several things you can do to help kids have healthy smiles […]

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Dental Sealants Protect Children from the Cookie Monster

The most common location for a cavity to develop in your child’s mouth is on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth. This is because, unlike the other areas if the teeth, these surfaces aren’t smooth. They’re filled with small grooves called pits and fissures that trap food particles and bacteria. Often the lack of […]

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Dental Sealants Protect Your Childs Teeth

Dental sealant are a thin, protective coating that is painted on the chewing surfaces of teeth – mostly on the back teeth – to help prevent tooth decay. Sealants bond quickly into the grooves and depressions of the teeth, forming a defensive shield over the tooth enamel. Even though thorough flossing and brushing often remove […]

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