Dental Sealants Help Preserve Permanent Molars and Premolars

As your child grows up, their original 20 primary teeth are gradually replaced by a set of 32 permanent teeth. The molars and premolars in the back of their mouth might emerge with deep textures in the tooth enamel of the biting surfaces. These natural pits and fissures can be beneficial as they make the teeth more efficient at chewing... read more »

Dental Sealants Help Prevent Cavities on Your Child’s Molars and Premolars

As your child’s permanent molars and premolars emerge, it’s quite common for the biting surfaces of these teeth to have deep pits and fissures. A deeply textured biting surface is an evolutionary trait that helped our ancient ancestors more efficiently chew and grind tough foods. Sometimes, these pits and fissures can be hard to clean with brushing alone. If residual... read more »