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What are dental sealants, and how can the help my dental health?

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Dental sealants use a material used to coat the top, chewing surfaces of the teeth. This coating protects the tooth from decay and usually lasts a long time, but it can only be placed on a tooth without decay. It’s usually placed on children’s teeth as they get their permanent teeth.

From: Caring for Your Teeth and Gums WebMD Medical Reference

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American Dental Association.    

Reviewed by Alfred D. Wyatt Jr. on November 13, 2018

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American Dental Association.    

Reviewed by Alfred D. Wyatt Jr. on November 13, 2018

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