A cost-effective way of preventing children's cavities.
Dental sealants are a thin, clear, protective plastic coating placed on the chewing surface of your child’s permanent teeth in order to prevent cavities or tooth decay. Our pediatric dentist in Staten Island recommends children get sealants for their permanent molars and premolars from the ages of 6 to 14 since these are the most cavity-prone years of a child’s life.
Sealant applications are fast and painless and they have been proven to be a safe and cost-effective dental procedure for your child.
What are the benefits of dental sealants?
A dental sealant will provide your child with protection against plaque and bacteria, two primary causes of tooth decay (cavities). Your child’s sealant can last up to 10 years, but should be checked regularly by our pediatric dentist in Staten Island for wear and tear.