Dental Sealants in Nashville

Dental Sealants are a simple, effective, and affordable way to help reduce the risk of cavities. For those who are at higher risk, dental sealants may be even more important. Dental sealants offer a potential solution by shielding your teeth from tooth decay and bacteria. Be proactive about protecting your smile – no drills needed. Make an appointment today to find out if dental sealants are right for you!

What Is Dental Sealant?

Dental sealants provide a thin protective covering the chewing surface of your back teeth, to safeguard them from decay and bacteria. They are typically placed on your molars or premolars. Dental sealants are particularly a good option for children once their molars and premolars come in.

Our skilled Nashville dentists utilize premium materials to guarantee the effectiveness and durability of your dental sealants. The process is quick, simple, and painless.

Note: A dental sealant cannot be placed on a tooth that has a filling, implants, or experiencing current tooth decay.

Do I Qualify For Dental Sealants?

History of prior cavities/tooth decay

The history of prior tooth decay is an indicator that you may be at risk for experiencing cavities in the future. Getting dental sealants now serves as preventative care for your oral health.

Deep Grooves in Molars

Deep grooves in your molars put you at higher risk for getting cavities due to greater build-up of bacteria. A dental sealant ensures your molars or premolars are protected.

Age

A person of any age can get dental sealants. But children and teens are likely to benefit the most because their newly erupted adult teeth are particularly susceptible to cavities.

History of prior cavities/tooth decay

The history of prior tooth decay is an indicator that you may be at risk for experiencing cavities in the future. Getting dental sealants now serves as preventative care for your oral health.

Deep Grooves in Molars

Deep grooves in your molars put you at higher risk for getting cavities due to greater build-up of bacteria. A dental sealant ensures your molars or premolars are protected.

Age

A person of any age can get dental sealants. But children and teens are likely to benefit the most because their newly erupted adult teeth are particularly susceptible to cavities.

Does Getting Dental Sealants Hurt?

While you may feel slight pressure, the application of dental sealants should not hurt. The procedure in non-invasive and does not involve any drills. The typical process includes our Nashville based dental team cleaning the tooth, applying a gel, rinsing, and drying the tooth, and then painting on the sealant.

How Long Do Dental Sealants Last?

The longevity of sealants can vary depending on factors such as oral hygiene practices, dietary habits, and the wear and tear inflicted on the teeth from daily activities like chewing. With proper care and regular dental check-ups, sealants typically last 5 - 9 years. Should the sealants wear down over time, they can be easily replaced or reapplied by our dental team to maintain ongoing protection against cavities.

What Are the Benefits of Dental Sealants in Nashville?

Quick Process

Not only does the procedure itself only take an average of a few minutes per tooth, but there is no recovery time, and you can immediately return to normal activities and eating habits.

Painless Procedure

Here at Embassy Dental, we prioritize patient comfort. Applying dental sealants should be painless because it involves simply painting a thin, protective coating onto the teeth without the need for drilling or invasive procedures.

Affordable

Insurance policies in Nashville commonly cover the cost of dental sealants for people under the age of 18, recognizing the preventive benefits they offer in safeguarding young teeth against cavities. Some insurances may cover this procedure for adults also. We can assist you in finding out if your insurance provider will cover all or a portion of the dental sealant procedure.

Preventative Care

Dental sealants offer a proactive approach to oral health by providing an effective barrier against tooth decay. This preventative measure reduces the risk of cavities which minimizes the need for more invasive and costly dental treatments in the future.

Quick Process

Not only does the procedure itself only take an average of a few minutes per tooth, but there is no recovery time, and you can immediately return to normal activities and eating habits.

Painless Procedure

Here at Embassy Dental, we prioritize patient comfort. Applying dental sealants should be painless because it involves simply painting a thin, protective coating onto the teeth without the need for drilling or invasive procedures.

Affordable

Insurance policies in Nashville commonly cover the cost of dental sealants for people under the age of 18, recognizing the preventive benefits they offer in safeguarding young teeth against cavities. Some insurances may cover this procedure for adults also. We can assist you in finding out if your insurance provider will cover all or a portion of the dental sealant procedure.

Preventative Care

Dental sealants offer a proactive approach to oral health by providing an effective barrier against tooth decay. This preventative measure reduces the risk of cavities which minimizes the need for more invasive and costly dental treatments in the future.

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