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Sealants in Covington | cavity prevention, tooth decay prevention |

Burvant Family Dentistry

601 West 18th Street, Covington, LA 70433

985-892-2403 

Sealants
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Sealants are a great way to protect against tooth decay and cavities on your back teeth (molars). These are the teeth that are most vulnerable to cavities and decay because they are used in the chewing process, and are the most difficult to reach and clean. Molars first come in at around 5-7 years of age, with a second set coming in between the ages of 11-14. It is best to have a sealant placed when the molars first come in to ensure they are protected early.

To place a sealant an adhesive is first applied to the teeth. The sealant is then placed over the adhesive as a liquid, as if it is painted right onto the tooth. The liquid then hardens and creates a barrier between your tooth and any plaque, food particles, and bacteria. Sealants last for about 10 years and can be reapplied if necessary.

 
 
 
Covington Dentist. Dr. Joel Burvant provides Sealants, cavity prevention, tooth decay prevention to patients suffering from in Abita Springs, LA, Madisonville, LA, Mandeville, LA, . Abita Springs, LA Dentist providing Sealants in Covington, Louisiana.