As a family practice, we know that you only want the best for yours and that standard applies to dental care. A beautiful and healthy smile is one of the best gifts you could give, and you can protect this gift with the right preventative treatments. Dr. Higham & Dr. Sauchelli are happy to provide dental sealants in Jupiter to protect the smiles of your entire family and ensure a lifetime of superior dental health.
Sealants are a type of coating made from plastic composites that are brushed onto the surface of the teeth, specifically on the molars and premolars. Sealants are used to protect teeth from decay, and they are most often used in children due to their proclivity for developing cavities in the grooves of hard-to-reach places. However, due to their durability and effectiveness in protecting enamel at every stage, sealants are recommended for patients of all ages.
Because dental sealants are applied to the chewing surface of the teeth, the lifespan varies depending on the amount of wear and tear. On average, sealants tend to last about ten years. The lifespan of a dental sealant can be extended with regular visits to the dentist because they’ll be able to determine if there’s been any chipping that can compromise the sealant.
Receiving dental sealants carries several benefits, including:
A lifetime of excellent oral health starts with prevention, that’s why Dr. Higham and Dr. Sauchelli are dedicated to bringing the most effective preventative treatment to all of our patients. Give our office a call today to learn more!