St. Joseph Dentistry Dental Solutions
The St. Joseph Dentistry dental team answers questions about treatment, and how to achieve great oral health at any age.
Dental Sealants for Children
If you knew you could decrease your child’s risk of cavities by 80%, you would, right? Dental sealants are thin protective coatings that smooth out the chewing surfaces of the back teeth, making them resistant to decay. Studies from the CDC found school-age children without sealants have almost three times more cavities than children with sealants. So what are they? St. Joseph Dentistry’s Charles Howenstine, DDS, takes a look.