The Different Needs for Dental Sealants

We encourage your child to practice daily habits of brushing and flossing so that they can have effective oral health. We understand, though, that some kids have a hard time keeping their teeth clean even when they practice these habits because they have back teeth that easily accumulate plaque and food particles. Dr. Trace Lund and Dr. Kevin Markham can... read more »

Dental Sealants for Your Child’s Teeth

At Provo Pediatric Dentistry, we are dedicated to making sure that your child has a healthy, bright smile that will last them for a lifetime. Of course, the best way you can help make sure that your child’s teeth will remain in great shape is to ensure that they brush at least twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, and... read more »

Dental Sealants Create a Protective Barrier on the Biting Surface of Back Teeth

Deep pits, textures and contours on the biting surfaces of your child’s molars and premolars can often trap food particles and plaque. These deeply textured areas can sometimes be very difficult to clean. In time, bacteria will start to invade the pits and fissures and will exploit the enamel, forming large cavities. If your dentist, Dr. Trace M. Lund, finds... read more »

Dental Sealants: Defending Against Decay

Brushing and flossing daily is imperative for gaining and upholding ideal oral health. However, even with proper brushing and flossing, it can be difficult to remove all of the plaque and food particles from the crevices of the back teeth. That’s where dental sealants come in! Dental sealant is a thin coating of resin that is painted onto the chewing... read more »

Keeping Your Children’s Teeth Cavity-Free

If you are teaching your children good cleaning habits early on in their development you will be helping their teeth stand a greater chance of life-long health by building a strong foundation for oral health. Regular brushing and flossing is the cornerstone of such a practice. Dental sealants are a valuable next-step in the caring of healthy teeth. Sealants are... read more »