What are sealants? Seal is a natural barrier to the development of pathogenic bacteria, as well as saturates tooth fluoride, strengthening tooth enamel. What are sealants? Fissure sealants – a filled and unfilled low-viscosity composite resin chemical or light curing. By their nature, they are hydrophobic. Blind Sealing pits and fissures on the chewing surfaces of small and large molars is an effective measure to prevent tooth decay. This method is based on the principle of prevention to avoid contact of carbohydrates and microorganisms of oral cavity and enamel fissure. How is the sealing of fissures? To begin the tooth is thoroughly clean of plaque with a brush and paste, and then dried in air. Further fissures treated with 32% of the acid etching for 30-40 seconds, washed with distilled water and again dried. Then they fill the liquid phase of the composite filling material.
Under the action of ultraviolet light curing material is 40-45 seconds, then remove the hard head carborundum excess and grind in the material on the chewing surface. What is the life of sealants? According to some authors, fissure sealing is effective for 5-8 years. How much does it cost? Fissure sealing allows save quite a large sum of money. If we compare with the treatment of caries, fissure sealing is cheaper than a factor of 2-3! Which teeth should apply sealants? Fissure sealing is best done on the molars, as well as in dairy teeth. What gives such a procedure? 1. Reliable protection of teeth from dental caries: excludes food and bacteria from entering under the sealant. 2.
Stop caries in the early stages (stage white spot "): Seal blocks access of the substances necessary microflora, the bacteria cease to proliferate, and the pathological process stops. 3. Protection of the tooth from secondary caries. 4. Supermodel is actively involved in the matter. If the tooth is the treatment and is filling, the sealer is additional means of mechanical fixing of the seal, thus prolonging its life. Can I use dental floss, if costs sealant? After sealing the can and should use the thread floss. Sealants – a only the first big step in protecting teeth from caries. Brush your teeth, use dental floss, eat, and most importantly, regular visits to the dentist – a necessary preventive measures and sealants without them. Stomatology 'Ruzan'