What is Fissure Sealant?
Fissure Sealants are often used as a preventative measure to protect children’s teeth. They can also be used for adults.
A fissure sealant is a thin resin coating applied to the pits and fissures of teeth surface in order to prevent or arrest the development of dental caries.
Sealants have been shown to be highly effective in the prevention of cavities.
Children and young people with signs of acute caries activity: All susceptible pit and fissure sites should be considered for sealing including the buccal fissures of permanent molars.
Sealants are a safe and painless way of protecting your children’s teeth from decay.