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Should I get dental sealant for my molars?

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Dr. Robert Chin
Dentistry
5 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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