Prevention is always better than cure.
Don’t wait for tooth decay to start. Know your options.
Don’t say hello to tooth decay.
There is no room for tooth decay. It can be prevented at an early age.
Knowledge is power.
Get to know more about the preventive dentistry procedures and treatments.
Strengthen your teeth.
It pays to have strong and tooth decay-resistant teeth!
Benefits all ages.
Fluoride and Pit & Fissure Sealants should be started at a young age but benefits even the adults.
Strengthen your teeth. Fluoride prevents tooth decay by making the teeth strong enough and more resistant to acid attacks and other oral-related problems.
Protects child’s primary teeth. Usually this is applied once or twice a year from the early ages of 1 until the child gets his/her permanent teeth. This works by repairing gaps in the tooth enamel.
Natural occurring mineral. Fluoride can be in the form of gel, foam or varnish. It speeds up remineralization and stops acid production in erupted teeth.
Pit & Fissure Sealants
Protective teeth shield. Also known as dental sealants, Pit & Fissure Sealants, the plastic material is placed on the chewing surface of the teeth to help protect them from bacteria.
Works on permanent teeth. Dental sealants provide the protection once the child have permanent teeth. It works by covering the deep groves in permanent molars so decay won’t start.
Uses plastic coating. Dental sealants are plastic in nature. It acts as a physical barrier to decay.
What is a fluoride treatment?
A fluoride treatment is a type of preventive dentistry that makes use of fluoride to help prevent tooth decay in both children and adults. It is applied directly to the teeth in various forms.
What are pit & fissure sealants?
Pit & Fissure Sealants are also known as dental sealants. It is placed on the chewing surface of the permanent back teeth which consist of molars and premolars to help prevent tooth decay.
When is the right time for these treatments?
The earlier the better. The younger, the more secured your teeth are from tooth decay with these procedures.
Do these hurt?
It won’t hurt all. Both procedures are simple and pain-free. If children can take it, so are the adults!
What is the better option for preventive dentistry?
There is no right and wrong answer for this. It depends on the patient and on the assessment of the dentist. Be sure to drop by our clinics and seek the help of our professional staff.