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Why do we use dental sealants? The biggest reason is to protect your pearly whites from damage caused by bacteria and leftover food particles in your oral cavity. Continue reading to learn exactly what we mean by this.

It can be tough to brush every area and corner of your teeth (including those tricky-to- reach molars), but brushing and flossing your chompers are still the number one ways to shield your teeth from cavities and tooth break down. However, when it’s called for, we can use an oral sealant to guard your chompers. Dental sealants are protective coatings comprised of plastic and composite dental substances that stick to your chompers. When you have a dental sealant on your tooth, bacteria will find it much harder to break through the enamel and cause any lasting weakening – though you should still brush and floss to be secure! The dental sealant will only help to delay the inevitable tooth decay if you’re not brushing twice and flossing once a day.

If you live in Vallejo, California, or the neighboring communities, call 707-642-1360 to set up your next appointment with Dr. Khashayar Khomejany and the team of Plaza Dental Care. The whole team is really looking forward to seeing you and your family again! Please visit us soon!