Dental Sealants in the University Charlotte Area
At Winning Smiles Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we offer dental sealants in the University Charlotte area for children and adults. Sealants are essential in protecting the chewing surfaces of teeth against cavities, and they are durable for about ten years or more.
Every patient is deserving of a healthy and confident smile. Here at Winning Smile Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Martin provides top-notch, affordable dental care in the University Charlotte area.
About Winning Smiles Family & Cosmetic Dentistry
At Winning Smiles Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we make it our obligation to give you the best and most comfortable dental experience. Dr. Martin and staff provide a relaxing and unique environment to help enhance oral health treatments.
We believe education is an essential step in dental care. So we ensure our patients are fully informed about the benefit of sealants to prevent cavities, thus enabling them to make the right decisions for their oral health.
As a distinguished dentist in the University Charlotte area, Dr. Martin dedicates his attention to providing top-notch, affordable dental health care. We help our patients enhance the appearance of their teeth, giving them a winning smile they duly deserve.
At our dental office, all patients are exceptionally cared for, and they go on to become lifelong members of the Winning Smiles family. We build our relationship on trust and develop a personalized treatment plan that fits each patient’s unique needs.
Do you want a winning smile? Contact us today and enjoy the numerous benefits of being part of our dental family.
You may call our dental team at (704) 494-4050 during office hours.
08:30 AM – 05:00 PM
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Frequently Asked Questions
Dental sealants are thin, plastic coatings placed on the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (the premolars and molars) to prevent tooth decay. The sealants bond into the pits and fissures of the teeth, forming a shield over each tooth.
Although brushing and flossing are the best ways to remove food particles from the teeth and prevent cavities, they can’t always reach the nooks and crannies of the back teeth. Applying sealants helps protect these vulnerable parts and seal out tooth decay.
Dental sealants can last several years before they are reapplied. During your regular dental checkups, your dentist will ascertain the condition of the sealant and reapply them as deemed fit. Many studies have indicated that they are very effective in helping prevent decay on chewing surfaces.
First, your dentist will clean and dry your tooth before placing an acidic gel on the fissured part of your teeth. The gel roughens your tooth surface to enable a strong bond between your tooth and the sealants.
After a few seconds, your dentist will wash off the gel and dry your tooth before applying the sealant onto your teeth grooves. A special blue light is then used to toughen the sealant.
Dental sealants in the University Charlotte area are regarded as preventative dental care, and they vary in cost per tooth. However, your dental insurance plan may cover this service wholly or partially. At Winning Smiles Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, we work hand-in-hand with many insurance companies. Contact us or your insurance plan to review your coverages and benefits.
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