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September 5, 2020

Ask Dr. Shaun: Seal It or Fill It

Sealants are an affordable way to fill in those pesky little grooves on the chewing surfaces of teeth that are very susceptible to decay. These are especially helpful for children that haven’t established great oral care habits. Today we’ve have a common question for Dr. Shaun: “How do you decide when to place a sealant on a tooth or fill it?” While we are on the topic, he also covered some basic differences between the two materials and how long they might last.