Dental Sealants: The Way to a Protected Smile

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Do you wish there was a way to protect your teeth from the harmful substances that threaten them? If so, our dentist, Dr. Lawrence Zabner, is happy to grant your wish! Dental sealants can help you protect your teeth and smile. Dental sealants are thin coatings that are painted onto the surfaces of the teeth. They cover the entire enamel and keep bacteria, acid, and other threatening substances away.

Generally, dental sealants are used to protect children’s teeth. This is because children don’t usually have the best oral health and they are typically more prone to dental problems. However, adults can protect their teeth with dental sealants too! As long as their teeth don’t have cavities or dental fillings, they should be all set.

The process involved in placing a dental sealant is simple and painless. It will begin by your dentist deeply cleaning the tooth being treated. Then, he will roughen the surface with an acidic solution (this will help the sealant adhere to the tooth). Next, he will dry the tooth and will paint the solution onto the enamel. Finally, he will harden the sealant with a special light.

To learn more about dental sealants in Toluca Lake, California, please contact Lawrence Zabner, DMD and talk to a member of our dental team. All you need to do is dial 818-766-5246 and we will be more than happy to help you, even if it’s just by answering your questions. We look forward to talking with you!