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Do dental sealants prevent gum erosion?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. James Wright
Dentistry
6 doctors agree
In brief: No
No.. Sealants are put onto the biting surface of the teeth.
.. Not near the gums.

In brief: No
No.. Sealants are put onto the biting surface of the teeth.
.. Not near the gums.
Dr. James Wright
Dr. James Wright
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Dr. Robert Chin
Dentistry
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
Dental sealants are to seal the grinding surface of the molars and premolars to help prevent cavities.

In brief: No
Dental sealants are to seal the grinding surface of the molars and premolars to help prevent cavities.
Dr. Robert Chin
Dr. Robert Chin
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Dr. Eric Eltzroth
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not Really
Dental sealant will typically not prevent gum erosion.

In brief: Not Really
Dental sealant will typically not prevent gum erosion.
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
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Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
General Practice
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Dental sealants protect the grooves of the back teeth.
They have nothing to do with protecting the gums.

In brief: No
Dental sealants protect the grooves of the back teeth.
They have nothing to do with protecting the gums.
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
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