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How long should I wait to eat after getting dental sealants?

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Dr. Stanley Lin
Dentistry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Anytime

You can eat right away after the dental sealants are placed.
Usually your tooth surface will be cleaned prior to the sealants. After the sealants are placed and light cured, then the sealants are hardened and you can eat right away.

In brief: Anytime

You can eat right away after the dental sealants are placed.
Usually your tooth surface will be cleaned prior to the sealants. After the sealants are placed and light cured, then the sealants are hardened and you can eat right away.
Dr. Stanley Lin
Dr. Stanley Lin
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3 doctors agree

In brief: No waiting necessary

Dental sealants are bonded right onto the tooth at the time they are placed.
There is no setting time afterwards so you can enjoy something to eat right away!

In brief: No waiting necessary

Dental sealants are bonded right onto the tooth at the time they are placed.
There is no setting time afterwards so you can enjoy something to eat right away!
Dr. Jonathan Hoffman
Dr. Jonathan Hoffman
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Dr. Eric Eltzroth
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No Need to Wait

Usually, you can eat right away.
The sealant material is set typically by a light and is fully hard when you leave the office.

In brief: No Need to Wait

Usually, you can eat right away.
The sealant material is set typically by a light and is fully hard when you leave the office.
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
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