12 doctors weighed in:
Can you have braces if you've had fissure sealants put on your teeth?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. S. Jay Bowman
Dentistry - Orthodontics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Absolutely
In fact, the sealants to protect those back teeth may be seen as an advantage.
Often orthodontists are placing sealant materials on the front surfaces of other teeth to protect them as well during braces treatments, too.

In brief: Absolutely
In fact, the sealants to protect those back teeth may be seen as an advantage.
Often orthodontists are placing sealant materials on the front surfaces of other teeth to protect them as well during braces treatments, too.
Dr. S. Jay Bowman
Dr. S. Jay Bowman
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Dr. Shawn Murray
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Braces
Yes, you can. In fact sealants are recommended with braces but are not required.

In brief: Braces
Yes, you can. In fact sealants are recommended with braces but are not required.
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dr. Shawn Murray
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Dr. Shawn Murray
Dentistry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Braces
Yes, you can get braces if you've had sealants placed.

In brief: Braces
Yes, you can get braces if you've had sealants placed.
Dr. Shawn Murray
Dr. Shawn Murray
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Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
General Practice
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes.

In brief: Yes
Yes.
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Absolutely
Yes, in fact it's a great idea to have sealants when you have braces, because the orthodontic hardware has a tendency to collect more debris and food particles which can lead to decay.
While sealants don't make your teeth immune to decay, that sure make it harder to get cavities. Good investment!

In brief: Absolutely
Yes, in fact it's a great idea to have sealants when you have braces, because the orthodontic hardware has a tendency to collect more debris and food particles which can lead to decay.
While sealants don't make your teeth immune to decay, that sure make it harder to get cavities. Good investment!
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
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Dr. Eric Eltzroth
Dentistry
In brief: Yes
Yes you can.

In brief: Yes
Yes you can.
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
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