Dental sealants

As part of our commitment to preventing tooth decay, we provide your child with dental sealants.

Procedure Overview

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Dental sealants coat the top of your child’s teeth to prevent any food or bacteria from getting stuck in the tiny grooves and crevices in each tooth.

Without dental sealants, this trapped food and bacteria can lead to decay.

How do dental sealants work?

This is a quick and entirely painless treatment: it only takes a few minutes per tooth.

Your child’s teeth will be cleaned and then the fissure sealant will be applied and allowed to set hard – a special light will be shone on the solution to help it dry more quickly.

Your child should avoid eating or drinking for half an hour following treatment to ensure that the solution is properly set.

Will dental sealants help my child?

We recommend dental sealants for all of our youngest patients because even with diligent brushing, tooth decay is very common in children. Dental sealants provide an added layer of protection that we feel benefits all children.

How long do dental sealants last?

Dental sealants can last for several years but they can become worn down and may need to be replaced occasionally. Regular, twice-yearly examinations will help us to keep an eye on your child’s sealants and make sure they are still doing their job.

Interested in dental sealants?

If you are concerned about your child’s teeth and if they have tooth decay, find your nearest Damira practice and contact our friendly team to arrange an appointment with one of our dentists.

Want to speak to someone about treatment options?

Call our Patient Care Team on 0204 548 8616. Working hours are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8am-8pm Friday 11am-7pm and Saturday 8am-1pm

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