Dental Sealants Help with Cavity Prevention

Tooth decay is often the result of poor oral hygiene or trapped bacterial deposits on the contours of your teeth. While it often starts out small, cavities can eventually grow to cause significant dental health problems. Having a dental checkup performed every six months from a dentist like Dr. Kent Nuttall will help to detect any early signs of tooth... read more »

Dental Sealants Can Prevent Bacterial Deposits from Contacting Tooth Enamel

Permanent molars and premolars often have deep pits and fissures in the tooth enamel of the biting surface. This helps the teeth to efficiently breakdown and process tough foods before swallowing. Unfortunately, these deep recesses in the tooth enamel can occasionally trap food material and bacterial deposits. When this happens your teeth are at increased risk of suffering from large... read more »