Why We Recommend Dental Sealants
The chewing surfaces of our back teeth have lots hills and valleys comprised of many grooves, fissures and pits. So although they are great for chewing and tearing to make our food more digestible, food can get stuck in these areas. If this food happens to be processed or comprised mostly of sugar and the teeth are not properly cleaned, it will attract specific bacteria that would love nothing better than to eat those left over sugars and cause cavities. A perfect example of this occurs when one eats an innocent little raisin. As the raisin is chewed some of ...