Dr Daniela Rossi

Protection for new teeth


Sealant is a thin layer of resin that covers pits and grooves on permanent molars to prevent food and other particles from lodging in the teeth and producing decay on these surfaces.

Sealants can successfully prevent a cavity, if placed on a susceptible newly erupted tooth. However, cavities can still occur in between teeth, where the sealant cannot reach. Therefore, it is always important to remember that regardless of whether a sealant is applied to your teeth, that you always maintain a regular schedule of dental check-ups.