Most of us know that regular brushing and flossing are essential for optimal dental health. However, the bristles of your toothbrush can’t reach into every small groove and depression in your teeth, especially the really bumpy back teeth. That’s where sealants from Timothy G. Mahoney DDS in Wetaskiwin can be invaluable.
Dental sealants are a plastic material that is applied to the surfaces of your teeth. This material is a resin that bonds to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth, mainly in the pits and fissures. The plastic acts as a shield against acids and plaque that can damage the enamel.
Many people might think that sealants are only for children and teenagers, but they can actually be beneficial for adults as well. If you are wondering if sealants are right for you, speak with us. This simple dental procedure can improve your oral health by protecting the surfaces that are particularly vulnerable to decay.
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