Smile Dental Clinics - Phoenix, AZ

Sealants

Think of dental sealants as a barrier against cavities. They’re a plastic material usually applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth both on top and bottom, where decay occurs most often.

It’s true that thorough brushing and flossing help remove food particles and plaque from smooth surfaces of teeth, but toothbrush bristles cannot reach all the way into the depressions and grooves of those back teeth to extract all the food and plaque. Sealants protect these vulnerable areas by “sealing out” plaque and food.

Smile Dental Clinics - Phoenix, AZ

Sealants

Think of dental sealants as a barrier against cavities. They’re a plastic material usually applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth both on top and bottom, where decay occurs most often.

It’s true that thorough brushing and flossing help remove food particles and plaque from smooth surfaces of teeth, but toothbrush bristles cannot reach all the way into the depressions and grooves of those back teeth to extract all the food and plaque. Sealants protect these vulnerable areas by “sealing out” plaque and food.

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How Do Dental Sealants Work?

A sealant, which is a plastic resin, is easily applied to the tooth by painting it onto the enamel, where it bonds directly to the depressions and grooves of the chewing surfaces. After it hardens, the sealant acts as a barrier to protect the tooth’s natural enamel from plaque and acids. The tooth will be protected from decay as long as the sealant remains intact, and the product we use at Smile Dental Clinics may last several years before a reapplication is needed. Your dentist will check the condition of the sealants and reapply them when necessary during your regular check-ups.

The likelihood of developing tooth decay begins early in life, so children and teenagers are obvious candidates for sealants, but adults can benefit as well.

Let Smile Dental Clinics Help You

Protect your teeth from plaque buildup and cavities with an extra barrier today.
Call us at (623) 235-8195 for an appointment or schedule online.

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Our dental family is here for your family
Our dental family is here for your family
All of Smile Dental's staff are kind, non-judgemental, and truly care about your well-being. They do great work and care about their patients.
Presley Banovich
Presley Banovich
00:05 17 Nov 20
They are A very caring people. And there professional & expertise is amazing.
Victor Barbour
Victor Barbour
00:03 17 Nov 20
Very friendly bilingual staff and are very direct about pricing so you won’t be surprised on what you will have to pay at the end. They are sure to check your insurance coverage and let you know what your responsibility will be. My experience here has been wonderful. I will continue to use them as my regular dentist office.
Crystal Erives
Crystal Erives
00:06 12 Nov 20
Great place I would definitely recommend this dentist to anyone. They always work with your schedule as well. I live in Vegas now and still go out to Arizona just to go to this dentist:)
Andres De La Cerda
Andres De La Cerda
16:23 07 Nov 20
Very clean and very professional extremely nice staff! First time going there and I definitely will be back!
Mimi Flores
Mimi Flores
00:07 07 Nov 20
I get anxiety going to the dentist in general but whenever I go to my appointments they do the best they can to put me at ease. Everyone has always been so friendly, attentive and respectful. They go above and beyond at each appointment and I appreciate each and every one of them. Thanks y’all!
Kalethe Suarez
Kalethe Suarez
00:07 06 Nov 20
I love it here! My daughter and I started braces & evryone from the Dr. To assistants are very professional ,Nice and Caring .I don't regret coming here.Thank you Evryone for your hard work..🤗🤗🤗
Juana Trejo Patino
Juana Trejo Patino
00:14 04 Nov 20
Very informative and very attentive, helped me understand more about my teeth and how to keep clean, very gentle and my teeth are sensitive!! Love everyones energy best Dentist place I’ve gone to✨
Blanca Bustamante
Blanca Bustamante
00:43 30 Oct 20
Very respectful employees in out of my appointment very clean environment 🙂 look forward to going back only think I see wrong is the parking lot cars are so close together its hard trying to get in your car plus no handicap parking on north side of building which makes it hard for my dad to get in and out of his car
David Samarripas
David Samarripas
14:40 27 Oct 20
I have been a patient for years and I love Smile Dental and it's Employees. They have consistently given the best Dental experience. Very professional and caring and I very much appreciate them and they're services.Thank you Smile Dental!!!
Angela Liberty
Angela Liberty
03:05 16 Oct 20
Very good customer service, very affordable to get braces. All fast and friendly service. Very clean place.
Sigi Valenzuela
Sigi Valenzuela
16:32 12 Oct 20
Great experience and very clean facility.The entire experience was second to none
ruben mendoza
ruben mendoza
23:13 09 Oct 20