Sealants Sentence Examples
Color change indicates a chemical reaction between the gasket material and the structural silicone sealants.
Sealants based on fat however have a shorter lifespan and must be renewed periodically.
The four major prevention strategies are proper oral hygiene, fluoride, sealants, and attention to diet.
Because fluoride is most beneficial on the smooth surfaces of teeth, sealants were developed to protect the irregular surfaces of teeth.
Sealants are usually clear or tooth-colored, making them less noticeable than silver fillings.Advertisement
Children should get sealants on their first permanent "six-year" molars, which come in between the ages of five and seven, and on the second permanent "12-year" molars, which come in between the ages of 11 and 14.
Sealants should be applied to the teeth shortly after they erupt, before decay can set in.
Although sealants have been used in the United States for about 25 years, one survey by the National Institute of Dental Research reported that fewer than 8 percent of American children have them.
They do root planning, take x-rays, and apply sealants and fluoride treatments to protect against cavities.
Synthetics are also known as paint sealants at most dealerships, and are usually not worth the extra charge for an application considering how easy it is to apply yourself.Advertisement