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Focus on Sealants

This informative table offers important data on sealants and sealant-related products currently on the market.

Seal Away Caries Risk

Dental sealants are a long-proven method for preventing caries, and advances in materials have simplified their application.

Supporting Kids’ Smiles

School-based sealant programs are an excellent way to reduce dental caries among the youngest and most vulnerable populations.

The ABCs of Sealants

Educating parents/caregivers about the benefits and limitations of sealants is an important part of supporting children’s oral health.

Minimize BPA Exposure

While the benefits of placing dental sealants far outweigh the risks associated with bisphenol A, oral health professionals should employ a variety of strategies to limit this exposure.

The Evolution of Sealants

With advancements in materials and methods, dental sealants remain one of the most important tools in the caries prevention armamentarium.

Material Revolution

Pit and fissure sealants are highly effective in caries prevention and with advances in materials, the technique is even more integral to the fight against tooth decay.