516 W. Remington Drive #2

Sunnyvale, CA 94087

Tel: (408) 736-3311

Fax: (408 736-2620


Business Hours: M-Th 8:30am-5pm

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Dental Sealants

Dental sealants are thin plastic coatings which are usually applied to the chewing surfaces of the first adult molars between ages 6 to 9 years old. The purpose of a sealant is to prevent decay. Most tooth decay in children and teens occur in the pits and fissures of chewing surfaces. By placing a sealant over these pits and fissures, the probability of a cavity forming on that tooth significantly decreases.