CavitiesDental HealthOral Health
May 28, 2014

Ways to Prevent Cavities

Tooth decay is America’s number one oral health challenge. It’s also the number one chronic childhood illness. Over a quarter of all children under the age of 5 have some form of tooth decay. Over half those aged between 12 – 15 years old have it too. Those are sobering statistics. Even more so when you consider tooth decay is…
CavitiesDental SealantsOral HealthSealants
February 24, 2014

What Are Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants are used to coat the chewing surfaces of teeth to prevent cavities. They are primarily applied to protect the premolars and molars from tooth decay and can be a very effective dental treatment. As you can appreciate, your teeth are full of ridges, gaps and uneven surfaces where tooth decay can take hold. Unless you have an exceptionally…