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Should I get dental sealant for my molars?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Robert Chin
Dentistry
4 doctors agree
In brief: If indicated
Your dentist can advise you whether you are prone to dental decay in those areas and whether sealants will be helpful to you.

In brief: If indicated
Your dentist can advise you whether you are prone to dental decay in those areas and whether sealants will be helpful to you.
Dr. Robert Chin
Dr. Robert Chin
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Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
General Practice
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
If you are a cavity prone patient, then i would get them. If not, no.

In brief: Depends
If you are a cavity prone patient, then i would get them. If not, no.
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: Deep Fissure Sealant
If you have deep pits and fissures (grooves) in your molars and premolars, then dental sealants may prevent future decay.
If you have significant stains in the fissures, then diagnodent dental laser can help to distinguish between stain (which should be removed and sealed) or decay which will require cavity preparation and filling.

In brief: Deep Fissure Sealant
If you have deep pits and fissures (grooves) in your molars and premolars, then dental sealants may prevent future decay.
If you have significant stains in the fissures, then diagnodent dental laser can help to distinguish between stain (which should be removed and sealed) or decay which will require cavity preparation and filling.
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
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Dr. Eric Eltzroth
Dentistry
In brief: Usually
Dental sealants help reduce the risk of developing cavities on the biting surfaces of teeth.
So, it would help prevent decay to have them placed.

In brief: Usually
Dental sealants help reduce the risk of developing cavities on the biting surfaces of teeth.
So, it would help prevent decay to have them placed.
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
Dr. Eric Eltzroth
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