What are dental sealants?

Dental sealants are a preventive treatment that Dr. James Feldman and Dr. Steven Feldman might recommend in order to protect your teeth from decay. Sealants are thin coatings made from tooth-colored resin materials, so they are discreet and will not affect the appearance of your smile.

Should I get sealants?

Your back teeth naturally form depressions and grooves in them that are difficult to clean properly. Because of this, buildup of food particles and plaque in these spots can lead to tooth decay. Dental sealants in Washington, DC, are used to protect your teeth from harmful bacteria and plaque that could result in cavities and tooth decay.

The single-visit procedure to apply dental sealants is fast and pain-free, and there is no drilling and minimal irritation at any point. Normal eating and drinking can resume as soon as sealants are placed, and the high-quality tooth sealants that Feldman Dentistry offers will last for many years. Our knowledgeable dentists will often recommend that children have their teeth sealed as soon as permanent molars begin to come in.

If you have any questions about dental sealants, please feel free to contact our office at 202-362-8412 for more information. We will be happy to assist you and schedule an appointment!

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