Sealants are used to protect the teeth from cavities as well as for protecting permanent molars and premolars in children below 14 years of age; they are also used as a preventive dental treatment.
Sealants are a thin, protective layer of plastic that helps in sealing the vulnerable surfaces of the teeth to keep them safe from various infections. They are easy to maintain and can be handled in a trouble-free manner. Sealants are applied to the enamel surface of the teeth, and it can last anywhere between 12 to 15 years. The treatment process is quick, painless and affordable.