Sealants

What are Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants are thin plastic coatings that protect the chewing surfaces of children’s back teeth from decay (cavities). Because they have small pits and grooves, these surfaces are rough and uneven. Food and germs can get stuck in the pits and grooves and stay there for a long time because toothbrush bristles cannot brush them away. Sealants fill in the grooves and keep the food out.

Why are They Needed?

Children should get sealants on their permanent molars as soon as they come in–before decay attacks the teeth. Sealants, daily brushing and flossing, drinking fluoridated water, and regular dental check-ups are an important part of your child’s oral health and the best defense against tooth decay.

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216-279-3660
Drs. Harter, Inc.
18224 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood, Ohio 44107
Office Hours:
Monday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 7:00 am –7:00 pm
Thursday: 7:00 am –5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am –12:00 pm

Our Services:

Comprehensive Oral Exams

Tooth Whitening

Crowns and Bridges

Scaling & Root Planing

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Drs. Harter Inc.
18224 Detroit Avenue
Lakewood, Ohio 44107
(216) 226-3880