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Pleasanton CA, Family Dentist

Dental Sealants

Sealants can protect the tooth from decay.  They are usually done on children ages 8-14 years. 

Molars can have deep grooves which can be hard to keep clean.  A sealant is placed on a clean tooth with cotton surrounding the area to keep it dry.  A thin layer of a plastic coating is then brushed onto the biting surface of that tooth which flows into the deep groves.  A  light  then cures the sealant  that is placed on the biting surface of that tooth. 

We will check the sealant on all regular cleaning visits.

To learn more about dental sealants, please call our Pleasanton dental office at (925) 846-2231