Even if your child regularly brushes their teeth, they are still at risk for cavities. Children have a habit of ignoring the problem areas in the back of their mouth, which can sometimes be hard to reach with a toothbrush. This leads to an increased risk of tooth decay and cavities. Dental sealants are a protective coating that seals the chewing surfaces of a child’s most cavity-prone teeth and helps to prevent future cavities. Studies show that dental sealants can reduce tooth decay by up to 60%.
Start the New Year with a Dental Health Plan
Have you been avoiding the dentist office for a while now, but know you need a dental exam and a good cleaning if you want to keep your permanent teeth? There are many reasons why you should make going to the dentist a priority in 2016. From healthier teeth to signs of major medical health problems, a dentist can help detect and prevent oral health and medical issues.
Make routine dental care every 6 months a 2016 New Year’s Resolution. Here are some great reasons to make it a priority.