Dental Sealants Can Be an Effective Method for Preventing Cavities

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Your regular dental checkup at Dr. Chris Fagan’s dental office in Enid, Oklahoma is designed to cleaned your teeth and monitor the health of all your oral tissues. After a thorough dental cleaning, Dr. Chris Fagan will examine your mouth to detect any signs of gum disease, and cavities, as well as oral and pharyngeal cancer.

If Dr. Chris Fagan notices an area of concern, he will recommend the most effective treatment method. This could also involve presenting a potential preventative treatment.

This might include Dr. Chris Fagan recommending that you have dental sealants applied to your back teeth. This is a special dental resin that he paints onto the biting surfaces of your molars and premolars.

Once they been cured by a special ultraviolet light, the dental sealants will create an invisible barrier preventing bacteria from direct contact with the healthy tooth enamel. The dental sealants have hardened in place they will be very durable. Even with brushing them twice a day they can potentially last for up to ten years.

If you live in Enid, Oklahoma and you have concerns about preserving the health of your molars and premolars, you should call 580-233-0043 to schedule a dental exam and dental sealants with Dr. Chris Fagan.