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Would you like to know the advantages that dental sealants can provide? Are you aware that dental sealants are safe for almost any age beginning at six when a child’s first set of molars begin to grow in? Dental sealants are applied directly to your tooth enamel for an additional layer of protection.

A dental sealant is placed on your back teeth and then hardened with a light source. Once the sealant has hardened, your teeth will be stronger and better protected. A typical sealant can remain in place for about a decade before it needs to be repaired or reapplied. Sealants are safe for adults and children.

For the best result, sealants should be placed when a child begins to get their first molars. According to studies done by the Centers for Disease Control, children without sealants are three times more likely to have cavities in childhood.

If you are interested in dental sealants for your child, or even for yourself, please call Dr. Paul Lee to make an appointment with Dr. Paul Lee and our team as soon as possible. Our office is located in Fairfax, Virginia, and we can be reached at 703-352-9600. We look forward to having you as our guest soon!