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Fissure Sealants

What is a fissure sealant?

A fissure sealant is a special material applied by dentists to seal fissures, which are pits and grooves in teeth, usually the molars and premolars, and normally so narrow that they cannot be cleaned using a toothbrush. If these are not sealed they may harbour the bacteria which can lead to decay.

Why might I need a fissure sealant applied?

We might suggest having a fissure sealant applied:

What is the benefit for me?

Sealants, when properly maintained during your routine dental examination, can be a long lasting and effective way to prevent decay occurring due to fissures which are naturally present in the teeth.

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